What was the international music, movie and television star Vanilla Ice doing in Holmes County? According to Kathleen Finch, senior vice president and general manager of the HGTV and DIY network, Rob Van Winkle was working with some of the finest craftsmen in the world.
2013 Great Lakes Fiber Show is to be held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds along side the the Great Lakes Sheep Show and Sale and the eastern Angora Goat Show. Throughout the weekend there will be workshops and all kinds of fun things going on for anyone at any age.
A CDC study claimed that unpasteurized milk and products cause more outbreaks than pasteurized milk. The Weston A. Price Foundation found the CDC study to be flawed and misleading. From this it is argued that raw milk is safe to consume.
Ohio farmers typically rely heavily on a steady, nutritious and affordable supply of hay to feed their livestock each winter. Although hay prices can swing wildly according to supply and demand, producing a high quality, healthy hay crop is something that requires careful management.
Americans are addicted to lush green grass lawns that are unfortunately poisoning the water, air and soil when cared for in traditional ways. Try alternatives to grass or use organic methods to care for the ground cover that grows on 32 million acres.
Three and four generations of dairy farmers compete for top honors at the Wayne County Junior Fair Dairy Show. Hundreds of quality dairy cattle, including Holsteins, Jerseys and Brown Swiss, were judged during the daylong competition.
Ponies, draft ponies, registered Haflingers and draft horses and their handlers took to the show ring in the coliseum at the Wayne County Fair Sept. 10 for a day of competition. Entrants competed for showmanship and mini showmanship in more than 30 different classes.
The Ohio Cattlemen's Association Roundup on August 17-18 will unite some of the most knowledgeable minds in the beef industry today, as well as provide plenty of educational opportunities through both seminars, speakers and tours of area farms and industries.
The buzz around the area is that beekeeping is on the rise. Dr. Jim Tew, a recently retired bee specialist at The Ohio State University Extension Services in Wooster, help a meeting recently in Mt. Hope to discuss the growing trend.
The Garden of Roses of Legend and Romance at Wooster's OARDC held their fifth annual open house June 9. Perfect late spring weather made the event a delight for visitors that traveled from as far away as Michigan to see and smell 500 different varieties of old-fashioned roses.
The Great Lakes Fiber Show and Sale draws hundreds of people looking for bargains on yarn and other fibers and supplies. There were free workshops, kids' activities, a skein competition and a livestock show and sale.