NORTH BENTON, Ohio –The Mahoning County Goat Herders 4-H club had a goat meeting May 18 at 7 p.m. at O’Brocks Farm in North Benton. The members went on a field trip to Teddy West May 16 to tour a goat farm. Members also discussed showing at Lisbon Fair Aug. 3-9 (this is an open […]
BEVERLY, Ohio — The Fort Frye FFA attended the National Soil Judging contest in Oklahoma. Team members Josiah Fryman, Heidi Heiss, Greg Heldman and Derek Kirkbride won second place in Rural Soil Judging in Ohio and won the opportunity compete in the National Soil contest. The team placed 23rd in the nation for land judging. […]
Editor: As a Farm Bureau member, the victim of one of the six Park Farms broiler grow-out operations now unable to sell my home for its market value, I do hope that Farm Bureau realizes it must treat all its members the same. For years, I called attention to the plight of our situation by […]
California milk producers trying to increase market prices are encouraging dairymen to dump their milk May 31 and June 1.
JEFFERSON, Ohio — Diversity, sustainability and self-sufficiency are words to farm by for Ralph and Connie Rice of Jefferson. From sheep without wool to short-legged cows, from the maple sugar shack to Connie’s quilting machine, Riceland Meadows is a farm marching toward as much independence as anyone can achieve on 73 acres. The unwoolly woolies […]
The food chain goes well beyond the farm, so get ready for more regs.
You know a barn is full of happy cows when you see them all lying down.
He taught you how to drive a tractor, pushed you on the swing and drove you to all your sports practices. He silently held your hand through the rough times and loudly celebrated your achievements. He instilled in you a strong work ethic. He is your protector, the constant in your life and your go-to-guy. […]
For 63 years, an Ashland County man has played his own tribute on Memorial Day to those who serve.