Stories about pets
One of my easy-to-accomplish resolutions for 2024 was to adopt a kitten, maybe 2 to 3 months in age. After consulting the local humane society’s website and seeing dozens of tiny cats listed, I paid a visit to the shelter’s group kitten room.
Some advertising icons have obvious connections to their brands, like Planters’ Mr. Peanut or the RCA Victor dog with his head tilted as he listens to a phonograph.
Legislation to keep an animal tranquilizer accessible for its intended use by veterinarians but criminalize it in combination with other drugs was approved by the Pennsylvania state House. The bill was sent to the state Senate on a vote of 169-34.
Farmers markets gave people something they desperately sought during the pandemic: A place to shop outdoors, and at the same time support smaller, often local businesses.
Agricultural classes at Rolling Meadows High School are oriented toward teaching life skills and providing opportunities for students.
For seniors, there are several questions that arise when we consider whether we should adopt another pet after the death of a long-loved companion.
The American Farm Bureau’s Farm Dog of the Year contest, now in its sixth year, celebrates farm dogs and the many ways they support farmers and ranchers in producing nutritious food for families and their pets across America.
Farm Bureau grassroots members from around the country came together as “Mi Familia” for the 104th American Farm Bureau Convention in San Juan, Puerto Rico, earlier this month.
The studies are clear: Owning a pet is good for us. For those of us who stay home much of the time, having a pet can be a boon to our physical and mental health.
The 60th annual Farm Science Review came to a close at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio, after welcoming 114,589 visitors during the course of the three-day event and showcasing the latest in agricultural innovations.
FFA members with projects that include managing crops, raising pigs, goats, rabbits and puppies, as well as experiments with cattle were honored during the Stars over Illinois event held on the second day of the 94th Illinois FFA State Convention.
Hello from Graze-N-Grow. By the time you are reading this our pasture broilers will be in the freezer after our friend Tommy at Brummel Poultry Processing does the “dirty job.” I’ve helped there a couple times and it’s too much lifting for this old body.
The winner of the Star in Agribusiness award will be presented during the Stars over Illinois ceremony June 15.