AMES, Iowa — Three pork producer marketing groups are underscoring the depth of the pork industry crisis, and requesting a sow buyout program to invigorate the U.S. pork industry. Want a buyout Producers Livestock Marketing Association, National Farmers Organization and Allied Producers Cooperative, who represent producers across the country, are asking USDA to evaluate the […]
This year’s auction at the Lawrence County Fair had 17 lots resold, with proceeds benefiting the Lawrence County 4-H and the Wilmington, Mohawk and Laurel FFA chapters. Check out bid prices, buyers and photos from the auction, as well as some other shots from around the Lawrence County Fairgrounds.
The Ohio Pork Producers Council is leading an effort to generate 100,000 pounds of pork, or 500,000 servings, for the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks by April 30, 2010.
Could this crop year be a bin-buster in Ohio? Yes, if wheat crop is any indication.
DAYTON, Ohio — American Agri-Women (AAW) is offering scholarships for women to attend their 2009 annual convention in Salem, Ore., Nov. 11-14. The scholarships are provided by the Helen Whitmore Memorial Fund. The $400 scholarships are offered to encourage an awareness of the organization among young women, to increase their active involvement and to challenge them to have a positive influence […]
USDA improves its farm storage loan program that helps producers build or upgrade farm storage and handling facilities.
COLUMBUS — Schools have the ability to drastically reduce cheating among their students “all they need to do is follow the relatively simple and inexpensive solutions suggested by research. “We know when kids cheat, why kids cheat and how kids cheat,” said Eric Anderman, a recognized expert on student cheating and professor of educational policy […]
A proposal to amend Ohio’s constitution will appear on the November ballot.
AUGUSTA, Ohio –The Augusta Ranchers met Aug. 12 at the Brown Frame Community Building with nine members in attendance. Members discussed fair results and decided to host a thank you dinner for parents, project buyers and helpers Sept. 10 at the Brown Frame at 6:30 p.m. The dinner committee will consist of Sophie Stasiak, Courtney […]
Farms may find a new way to produce income if new legislation is passed.