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New ‘Farmer Johns’ franchise lands in Buffalo

Buffalo, N.Y. — The new Farmer Johns franchise, which debuted Friday night, will debut in Buffalo, New York, the NHL announced.The team will have an official home and training facility in the city, according to a release from the Buffalo Sabres.A total of 25 teams will compete in the inaugural season, which will run from

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Mike Mikes Farm Is a Success Story for Taylor Farms

Taylor Farms has done a great job in its early days, but there’s one problem: Mike Miers’ farm isn’t even on the map.A farmer from Ohio who is in the business of growing, farming, and raising blueberries, Miers first discovered the farm in 2005.The first year he opened the farm, the family raised about 2,000

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Dewberry Farm in rural Oregon to close as crops fail

By JOSEPH LARRILAND-RICHARDSON and PAUL KAMMERT | OregonLive StaffODAP, Ore.(AP) The Oregon State Fair is closing as crop failure threatens the livelihood of dozens of farmers in a drought-ravaged region that is the state’s largest farm market.Organizers say the Fair has been unable to attract new farmers since it opened in 1872.The Oregon Department of

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When did the holiday farm fire start?

By now, most people are familiar with the infamous fire that swept through a rural Oregon farmhouse in the summer of 2018, destroying more than 40 buildings and causing $100 million in damages.But what is less well known is the extent of the damage that occurred in the early morning hours of July 9, 2019.The

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The biggest stories of 2017: Bills farmers hit hard by drought

Bill Farmer, the farmer from the farming community of New Hampshire, said he lost $1,000 worth of crops and livestock in the drought.Farmer Bill Farmer of New England, left, talks to his daughter, Kacey, in their home in New Hampshire.Farmer Farmer Bill Farm, center, speaks at a town hall meeting in South Dakota, May 27,

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When dairy farmers get sick: Is the industry’s health system working?

Dairy farmers are getting sick, and that’s hurting them financially.That’s the conclusion of a recent report that looks at the health of dairy farms in NSW and Queensland.It is a report from the Dairy Farmers of Australia (DFA), which represents about 30,000 farmers and about 20,000 workers.The DFA’s report shows dairy farmers are suffering from

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‘Merry Christmas’ for Pepperidge Farm farm, Peppers

The Peppers have celebrated the holidays by celebrating with a giant Christmas cake.The bakery has sold out of their Christmas cake in a matter of hours.It was sold out for Christmas morning and they had to call in the workers to do a last minute supply run.They are celebrating by making their own Christmas cake