LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Farm Credit Services of Mid-America announced earnings of $40.2 million for the first quarter of 2009.
– The 34th annual auction of the Rotary Club of Wooster was held April 10-11 at Wooster High School and despite the economic downturn, more than 750 bidders, with 427 buyers, attended. The sale grossed more than $140,000 with more than 2,150 lots sold in five venues with more than 50 hours of selling. Items […]
CARROLLTON, Ohio — The story of one family’s cattle farm started when two college sweethearts met through their love of agriculture. Todd and Kim Davis first met at the American Royal, a national livestock show held in Kansas City, Kan., while both were in high school and then they reconnected while attending The Ohio State […]
MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — The Ridge Runners 4-H club met May 12 at the Bowman Ridge Community Center. Old business included the goat and lamb weigh-in that took place May 2, goat and rabbit overnighter that took place April 25-26 and the Blue and Gold steer show May 9. New business included the Elizabethtown Festival May […]
ASHLAND, Ohio — Ten members from the Crestview FFA traveled to the 81st FFA State Convention May 1. While the Meats Team, consisting of Heath Gray, Loren Hulit, Sam Grauer, Jeb May, Abe Sauder and Andy Sloan competed at the state level, delegates Dale Shoup and James Dotterer attended the first session of the convention […]
PHILADELPHIA — Thousands of Pennsylvania homeowners and small business owners eager to slash or even eliminate their electricity bills will be able to install new solar technologies at a discount of up to 45 percent, thanks to a new program. Big discount The PA Sunshine Solar Program will provide $100 million in rebates to help […]
MOLINE, Ill. — A John Deere tractor regularly used by Elvis Presley on his Mississippi ranch and at his home at Graceland will be displayed at the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum.
URBANA, Ill. — If you are a landowner who has always been wanting a pond, there are a number of pre-construction steps that should be done to first determine if your property will even be suitable for a pond. First step Bob Frazee, University of Illinois Natural Resources educator, suggested the first step would be […]
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — During a year’s time, beef cattle are exposed to a variety of insect pests that may impact their performance, according to Eldon Cole, a livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension. Examples include the common horn fly (which shows up in huge numbers in mid- to late-summer if not treated against) […]
EAST LANSING, Mich. — The 13th annual Michigan Dairy Expo will take place July 20-24 at the Michigan State University Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education. Dairy producers and visitors may attend the expo to learn about Michigan’s dairy industry by visiting commercial exhibits and attending dairy management seminars and state breed shows. Youth portion […]