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A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 2, 2015:

Thursday, July 2, 2015

WEST SALEM, Ohio — Ten members of the Northwestern FFA Chapter had the opportunity to go to FFA Camp Muskingum, Carrollton, Ohio June 15-19.   Members Taylor Dawson, Spencer Deming, Sarah Maximovich, Rae Rempher, Cody Starling, Cody Tegtmeier, Mia Tope, Kaci Way, Austen Wood and Kierstyn Wood attended the weeklong event.   Members that attended […]

Yellow poplar weevil impacting trees in W.Va.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

You’ll notice the leaves of poplar trees turning brown and in some cases significant leaf loss.

View USDA’s June 30 planted acreage report with healthy skepticism

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

USDA: Planted acreage is same as last year (but a lot has changed since that early June survey).

At national sale in Pa., top Brown Swiss brings $18,700 bid

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Pennsylvania hosted the national Brown Swiss sale held at the Washington County fairgrounds June 27. The sale averaged $5,866 on 64 lots.

Empire Farm Days set for August

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Empire Farm Days will showcase agriculture’s latest innovation in August.

Thirteen states sue EPA, Army Corps of Engineers over definition of waterways

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Thirteen states filed a lawsuit June 29 against the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers over the agencies’ rule defining “waters of the United States.”

Ohio, Indiana NRCS adopts interim standards for gypsum applications

Saturday, June 27, 2015

An interim standard spells out how gypsum can be incorporated as part of various conservation programs and NRCS financial assistance options for gypsum applications.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 25, 2015:

Thursday, June 25, 2015

BURTON, Ohio — The Thompson Ledge Dairymen met June 13 for a pizza party meeting. The group discussed quality assurance, watched a video on handling cowws. In addition, the group talked about dairy basket themes for the fair.   A meeting was set up to make tie blankets for a local charity.   • • […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 25, 2015:

Thursday, June 25, 2015

ASHLAND, Ohio — Crestview FFA members along with Clear Fork FFA began their life changing journey to Honduras June 5.   Travelers included Ellyse Shafer, Brent Ball, Austin Miller and Cora McConkie from Clear Fork FFA. And from the Crestview FFA, students included Emily Fulk, Jenna Purvis, Isaac Fulk, Kaitlyn Hunt, Erin Bernhard and Kathy […]

Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Program adds acreage from 20 more farms

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The additions total 1,718 acres of farmland in 15 counties.

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