Posts tagged "agriculture"

Call it spring fever!!!

With the warm weather comes this twitch in one select group of people... It can only be recognizable in farmers.

OFBF county presidents are proud to share the stories of back home

What a journey! Relentless, eager and happy to represent. These are just some of the terms I would use to describe the Ohio Farm Bureau county presidents who traveled this week to Washington, D.C. From the time the first gathering met until the time the bus was leaving for the airport to return home, this...

National Agriculture Day, as seen in video and word by our youth

From the National Ag Day essay contest winner: "When we are open minded and willing to cooperate, we discover solutions to problems instead of magnifying them."

Shale industry: It’s time to keep up, not wimp out

When I started covering the subject, it was just as the Marcellus Shale was taken hold in northeastern Pennsylvania and none of us knew it was on its way west.

Carroll County is passionate about agriculture

Agriculture is tied to everything in Carroll County and residents know it.

Coyotes ARE EVERYWHERE!

The city of Niles has hired a trapper to hunt two coyotes down in the city limits.

Oil and gas drilling: The question is how much risk?

It’s no secret that I’ve been covering a lot of Marcellus and Utica shale stories in the past few months. Now, other stories are popping up, such as the Class II brine injection wells as a result of the drilling in Ohio and Pennsylvania. No matter on which side of the issue you are on,...

The land and people are what Jerry D. will miss…

Farmers knew he cared about the farm, the land and the animals.

Top posts for 2011

Some surprises were found in the top 10 posts in 2011.

12 goals to set on your farm for 2012

Think of your resolutions as goals for the New Year, and do regular check-ups to see if you are on track toward accomplishing them.

Rabies is making a comeback

Dogs may be your first line of defense against a rabies outbreak on your farm.

What are they thinking?

Animal rights groups will do anything -- anything! -- to try and boost their cause. Even if that means willfully vandalizing and potentially causing a traffic accident.