Monday, July 4, 2022

ORWELL, Ohio — When you farm, you want to work with agribusinesses that know what they’re talking about.That’s why you can count of the...
tick up close

WASHINGTON — To find out how to steer clear of Lyme disease during “picnic season” — a time when people are more likely to pick up ticks — the National Science Foundation spoke with NSF-funded disease ecologist Rick Ostfeld of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, in Millbrook, N.Y., and program director Sam Scheiner of NSF’s Division of Environmental Biology. Below are their insights.
manure science review 3029

Keeping to the plan, following best practices and being a good neighbor could protect farmers against nuisance lawsuits over manure.

At Pa. performance sale, top-selling buck sells for $1,700.
Friends and family congratulate Billy Kegley after he wins beef showman of showmen.

At the 2019 Stark County Fair, 4-Hers and their families worked hard in the barns and the show rings.
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.

A Kansas State University veterinarian says taking your puppy out before it has been fully vaccinated for parvovirus could be deadly, especially at this time of year.
a wet crop field

The weather in 2019 has seemed extreme to some, especially with the rainfall. A scientist, however, suggests this weather fits the climate change trends.

The Canfield Fair Pumpkin Show celebrates its 53rd year.
Ohio State study abroad

SALEM, Ohio — One-third of U.S. products are destined for export, according to Chris Henney, president and CEO of Ohio Agribusiness Association, and with...