Friday, December 14, 2018

Steam back in time at Doughty Valley

*This story first appeared in The Budget's July 18, 2018, Local Edition. By Beverly Keller The Budget Raw power will be on unleashed in Charm as part...

Organic Valley podcast shares the stories of Plain people and beyond

*This story first appeared in The Budget's May 9, 2018, Local Edition By Josh Yoder The Budget Today, there is a growing desire from consumers to be...

District III holds Holstein Show at Dover

*This story first appeared in The Budget's July 4, 2018, Local Edition. By Barb Lumley Special to The Budget “Anyone watching here today would certainly like to...

Study finds happy cows mean better meat

*This story first appeared in The Budget's June 27, 2018, Local Edition. If you’ re around cows much, you probably know this: Cows move infinitely...

Amish key ingredient in growth of Holmes

By Jacob Mahaffey The Budget Holmes County is growing like a well-fertilized field. In fact, it is growing at such a rate that the time has come...

IN PHOTOS: Holmes County Fair 2018

Enjoy some images from last week's Holmes County Fair. For winners, pick up this week's edition of The Budget.

New riding club calls Sugarcreek home

A new, family-oriented club based on the common bond of horsemanship has launched in Sugarcreek at S bar L Arena on Smokey Lane Road. The group...

Tusc Farm Bureau celebrates good year

By Beverly Keller The Budget Members of the Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau came together last week to celebrate a year of working hard. “It’s been an exciting...

Reimbursement available for organic certification

*This story first appeared in The Budget's July 11, 2018, Local Edition. The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) announced that $285,000 is available...

Pork producers, dairy farmers watchful of trade conflict

*This story first appeared in The Budget's July 4, 2018, Local Edition. If the world tariff conflict continues to escalate, Ohio’s pork and dairy producers...

Horses, breeding among topics for Organic Farming Conference set for Mt. Hope

The beauty of breeds and the power of the Cleveland Bay / Yorkshire Coach horse will be a hot topic presented by David Bontrager...

Dairy farmers sour about milk prices

*This story first appeared in The Budget's March 21, 2018, Local Edition. By Beverly Keller The Budget The law of supply and demand works in two ways,...

Small family farms still big business in Ohio

*This story first appeared in The Budget's June 13, 2018, Local Edition. By Beverly Keller The Budget Ohio puts bread on the table and the butter and...

Farm Science Review to be bigger, better in 2018

*This story first appeared in The Budget's July 11, 2018, Local Edition. Visitors to the 56th annual Farm Science Review, the premier outdoor agricultural education...

Program works to develop future leaders in Tuscarawas County

By Beverly Keller The Budget The need for an organization to help develop future leaders at the student level was front and center for Cindy Lattner,...

Holmes County 4-H honors community supporters

By Beverly Keller The Budget The Holmes County 4-H Program celebrated another year of telling the story of the program through active participants recently at a banquet...

Low milk prices sending dairy farmers to pasture

*This story first appeared in The Budget's April 28, 2018, Local Edition Nervous about the dramatic drop in milk prices, Ohio’s dairy farmers are leaving...

Dewitt joins staff at Holmes County

By Jacob Mahaffey The Budget There is a new Deputy Dog Warden in Holmes County. Michael Dewitt began his career with the department last month. Dewitt, who...

Soybean tariff could mean 59 percent loss for farmers

*This story first appeared in The Budget's June 20, 2018, Local Edition. An Ohio farmer could lose more than half of his or her annual...

Manure Science Review set for July 25

*This story first appeared in The Budget's July 11, 2018, Local Edition. There are safe, research-tested, beneficial ways to use manure on farm fields —...

Much to learn at Organic Farming Conference

By Josh Yoder The Budget Inside the event center at the Mt. Hope Auction, the fourth-annual Organic Farming Conference corralled visitors from six nearby states to...

When the cow leaves the farm…

By Beverly Keller The Budget The words of keynote speaker David Kline reverberated through the Grace Mennonite Church auditorium recently as he spoke about...

Coshocton to host Sunflower Festival

Coshocton KOA and McPeek’s Mighty Maze are buttoning up plans for the first Sunflower Festival. Visitors to the festival will get to explore...

Farm life coming to Tuscora with Ag in the City

By Stacey Carmany The Budget Area families are invited to enjoy an evening of agricultural fun when Ag in the City makes its seventh appearance at...