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2009 Summit County Fair

Monday, August 3, 2009

Check out these photos from the junior fair market livestock competitions at this year’s Summit County Fair.

Dairies, pay attention to electric bill

Sunday, August 2, 2009

BROOKINGS, S.D. — Dairymen pay close attention to their feed bills. And they should, since feed is a major expense on the dairy farm. But what about your electric bill? There might be some ways you could shave some dollars off your electricity use. Shouldn’t ignore In South Dakota, for example, electricity alone represents 30 […]

Enter the Farm and Dairy photo contest

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Attention shutterbugs! Have you ever wanted to shoot a cover photo? Well, Farm and Dairy is offering you that chance. We are conducting a photo contest and the winning photo will appear on the cover of the 2010 Agri-Book. Photos must have a farm/agricultural connection and can encompass anything in the rural community from rolling […]

EPA paves way for ’10 roll-out of SmartStax

Friday, July 31, 2009

SmartStax just received registration from the U.S. EPA and Canadian Feed Inspection Agency, setting the stage for a 2010 commercial launch.

Pa. horses test positive for Equine Herpevirus

Thursday, July 30, 2009

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Horses at Rolling Hills Ranch stable in Bridgeville, Allegheny County, have been quarantined after at least three horses tested positive for the neurologic form of Equine Herpesvirus, or EHV-1, according to Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff. There is no threat to human health from EHV-1. Severe effects “Equine Herpesvirus causes upper respiratory infection […]

Learning to identify abuse in livestock may require more than observation

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Groups gather to learn about livestock and ways to handle the animals.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 30, 2009

Thursday, July 30, 2009

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — In June, six members of the Zane Trace FFA chapter attended the first session of FFA Camp at Camp Muskingum near Carrollton, Ohio, along with more than 250 other FFA members from around the state. The theme for this year’s camp was “Pirates of Leesville Lake” and many of the camp activities […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 30, 2009

Thursday, July 30, 2009

BARNESVILLE, Ohio — The Barnesville Progressive Home Helpers held a meeting July 11 at the Main Street United Methodist Church in Barnesville. The recycling project continues and members need to bring papers to the meetings. The next meeting will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Kaiser Campground. * * * NEWBURY, Ohio — […]

You better take it easy on the fair fries

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

FARGO, N.D. — We’re in the prime season for food-inspired guilt. Fairs, carnivals, festivals and all sorts of fun events are in full swing at this time of the year. Foods, such as funnel cakes, deep-fried “just about anything” on a stick and deep-fried breaded cheese curds, entice us with their aroma, texture and flavor. […]

Carroll County Fair 2009

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Find out the top animals from the 2009 Carroll County Fair Livestock Auction and see photos from the fairgrounds.

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