Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Propane

A propane shortage last January left agriculture producers and home consumers scrambling to keep their home warm in one of the coldest winters in recent history.

A month’s worth of online public comments on USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack’s proposed implementation of a second beef checkoff program closed Dec. 10, three days before House and Senate passage of 2015 funding legislation. But that didn’t stop legislators from weighing in on the matter.
wrapping gifts

There are numerous alternatives to bows, wrapping paper, gift boxes and store-bought gift tags, and they all come from materials you have around the house.

ACLU threatens legal action against Wayne County school over allegations a tutor was terminated for expressing his vegan views.

Lower grain and fuel prices will spell relief for livestock farmers. However, rent and land values remain high.
cattle grazing in snow

While the weather outside isn’t frightful – yet – livestock producers still need to be thinking now about how they’ll keep their animals warm when the temperatures drop, wind chills rise and it starts to snow, snow, snow.
week in review 12/13

The top stories from the week Dec. 7 to Dec. 13, 2014.
Barn decorated for Christmas

Here are some of the web's best farms showing Christmas cheer.
DIY bird projects for winter

Cold weather can be rough on our feathered friends. Providing birds with food and shelter throughout the winter helps keep them happy and healthy, and lights up my otherwise dismal looking yard with color and song.

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation delegates met Dec. 10-12 to wrestle with ways the state’s largest farm organization should address the hot topics of CAUV, water quality and taxes.
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