Thursday, November 21, 2019
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NOAA researchers predict a harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie measuring 7.5 on the severity index. They also reported a phosphorus decrease in the lake, suggesting improvements can be made more quickly than originally thought.
pa governor signs farm bill

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed the PA Farm Bill into law, investing $23.1 million into agricultural programs.
Hemp field

The 2018 Farm Bill legalized industrial hemp federally, but producers still need to consider markets and state laws before growing.
houdini

I spent most of my life saying, vehemently, I wasn’t a dog person. That has changed, and I have livestock guardian dogs to thank. One, in particular, actually. His name is Houdini, and he was the first livestock guardian dog I trained.

Hay shortage is a growing concern for many farmers across the Midwest.

Hello from Hazard! Gailey Henderson, of Williamstown, W.Va., and David Hodges were quick to email us that Item No. 1114 was a "saddle hammer," or...

Pat and Peggy Jones, of Waterford, Ohio, took Farm and Dairy along on their vacation to the red rock wonderland of The Arches National...

The Harrison County, Ohio, junior livestock sale was June 29, starting at 1 p.m. Nearly 500 lots were sold by 4-H and FFA members.
Dairy cows

Mercer County, Pa., dairy farmer recounts getting the drop letter from Dean Foods and her efforts to find a new milk market. Some have not been so lucky.
Contracting chickens

Nate and Hannah Malmsberry were planning for contract chickens before they said, I do. Along with 300 growers across Ohio, they manage every flock detail.
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