Posts tagged "farming"

Eat More Bugs, They’re Good for You!

The United Nations came out in support of adopting insects as a low-fat, high-protein source of nutrition. Would you start an insect farm?

The Moo Man, documenting a small dairy farm

"The Moo Man" is all the buzz at the Sundance Film Festival.

Farms are always changing, transitioning to something new

From new owners to new farm business plans, there's always something new to write about.

Please don’t say the “d” word, for everyone’s sake

It is so scary for some U.S. residents that they can’t even say the word out loud. They whisper it. "Drought."

Being a dirt diva may good for your health

Who would have thought that a little dirt under the fingernails or jumping through a mud puddle would be good for a girl?

Brunton Dairy— Truly a family run operation

At Brunton Dairy in western Pennsylvania, cows are more than just a business. The farm is a way for the family to stay connected.

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."

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,...

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.