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Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 8/29

Saturday, August 29, 2015

This week’s top stories include a limestone mine collapse that’s affecting an Enon Valley farm, the retirement of Dr. Karen Martin, one the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Northwest region’s veterinarians, how to clean up your garden for fall, planting bulbs this fall and more.

How to tell the difference between types of corn

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Here’s your guide to the six main types of corn.

Beans, beans, homegrown proteins

Friday, August 28, 2015

Beans can provide homegrown protein for individuals who want to grow their own food.

Watch your herd’s fuel (feed) economy

Friday, August 28, 2015

Milk prices are lower than they were a year ago, so marginal income over feed costs are going to be lower this year compared to last year. We really need to be managing input costs and feed efficiency on dairy farms.

Veterinarian looks back at ‘problem-solving’ career

Thursday, August 27, 2015

“We’re problem solvers,” Karen Martin said. “We take on the problem, and we solve it, for the people.”

Portage County Fair auction results

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Portage County Fair auction got off to a record-setting night Aug 26. Here are some early results, and we’ll have more later.

Ground roof falls, leaving Musser family wondering if they’ll lose farm

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Musser family is losing ground on their farm after subsidence struck earlier this summer. Since then, acreage has dwindled and it has meant changes in the dairy operation to keep it going.

Central State moves forward with land-grant plans

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Central State moves forward with funding to begin implementing academic programs and extension work to meet the missions of their new land-grant status.

Tough year for haymaking, as well

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

It’s not just the grain crops that are hurting this year. Forage and hay production is being affected, as well.

Holmes County Fair auction results

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Results from the 2015 Holmes County Fair livestock auction.

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