Posts tagged "Farm"

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,...

Confessions of a Pennsylvania Farm Show greenhorn

(I’m headed to the Pennsylvania Farm Show today, the first time since Dick Thornburgh was governor of the Commonwealth. And if you’re not from Pennsylvania, you’ll just have to Google it to see how long ago that was. I’m scared, because the last time, I went… well, you’ll just have to keep reading to find...

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

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

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.

Operation Haylift springs into action

Hay donated by a Lisbon, Ohio, family is making its way to drought-ravaged Texas.

Shoes and dairy farming? Yes, they can be combined!

Two Connecticut men are using what they have learned from running a shoe business to operate a dairy farm.

Butler Co. Beef Breeders — a great group

Earlier this fall, I mentioned to my editor that I wanted to attend the North American International Livestock Exposition if given the chance. The chance came. The Butler County (Pa.) Beef Breeders Club (a 4-H group) was taking a bus trip to the show and Al Vogel, one of the leaders invited the Farm and...

Wordless Wednesday: Combines are rollin’, rollin’, rollin’!

We could take these photos all day: Farmers in our neck of the woods are finally getting into the fields for harvest.

Five farm things to chew on this week

You want some food for thought this week? Think refrigerators.

Occupy combine or Occupy Tatooine, but just occupy something!

Quicker than a line can form for an Occupy Wall Street porta-jon, the Twitterverse took the #occupycombine hashtag and ran, er, Tweeted with it.