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Good vibrations: Ky. research gives hope in fight against emerald ash borer

Saturday, November 22, 2014

University of Kentucky entomologists believe three species of parasitoid wasps may be capable of helping to stop the invasive emerald ash borer.

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau honors Potter, Mifflin county leaders

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau presented Edward Kosa of Potter County with its 2014 Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award

Privacy and security principles for farm data agreement

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Big data privacy agreement: Farmers must be notified that their data is being collected and about how the farm data will be disclosed and used.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Nov. 20, 2014:

Thursday, November 20, 2014

BELOIT, Ohio — The West Branch FFA is starting its fruit fundraiser. If anyone is interested in placing an order for fruit, beef Jerky or cider, contact the chapter at 330-938-4483. * * * LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Members of Ohio’s Miami Trace FFA chapter placed eighth out of 44 teams participating in the National FFA […]

Pipeline plans are leaving landowners angry

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The pipelines are coming!

Solving those downstream dilemmas

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Columbiana County is primarily an agricultural area, and one feature that makes this county exceptional is its water.

Westmoreland Co. dairyman, Rick Ebert, elected president of Pa. Farm Bureau

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Westmoreland County dairy farmer Richard Ebert has been elected president of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau.

Stark County Agricultural Society Board elects Jean Slicker first woman president

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Slicker is the first woman elected president in the 165-year history of the Stark County Fair Board.

Economists advise grain producers to watch the bottom line as prices dive

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Grain producers should consider cutting costs to prepare for what could be several years of lower crop prices, say Purdue University agricultural economists.

James William McLaughlin, 1928-1914

Monday, November 17, 2014

SALEM, Ohio — James William McLaughlin, 86, of Salem, Ohio, died Nov. 11 , 2014, at the Crandall Medical Center in Sebring. Mr. McLaughlin was born June 9, 1928, in Boardman, Ohio, to Edward Matthias and Mary (Mick) McLaughlin. He worked for the city of Salem in the water, sewer and distribution departments, retiring in […]

Everything you wanted to know about sustainable strawberries in an e-book

Saturday, November 15, 2014

It could be called “Everything You Wanted to Know about Sustainable Strawberries but Were Afraid to Ask,” but this e-book’s secrets can be now be revealed though a single download.

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to visit Marietta

Saturday, November 15, 2014

“People’s Tree” to visit 30 communities between Minnesota and Washington, D.C.

Acorn poisoning is a threat to cattle and sheep herds

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Acorns from this year’s fall crop could cause kidney failure in animals, particularly in cattle and sheep.

OCA members to offer replacement female sale

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Sires represented include Angus, Charolais, Gelbvieh, Limousin, Maine-Anjou, Red Angus, Shorthorn and Simmental.

Corn stalks make inexpensive feed source after harvest

Thursday, November 13, 2014

After harvest, corn fields still hold value.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline: Dominion asks FERC to begin review

Thursday, November 13, 2014

$4.5 billion-$5 billion pipeline would bring 1.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day to North Carolina and Virginia.

Tips on managing manure in winter

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Cold weather is quickly approaching and with it brings manure management concerns.

Ween smart, reduce livestock stress

Thursday, November 13, 2014

It has been said many times that the most economical way to raise cattle is in a forage system.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Nov. 13, 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Blake Campbell of the Waterford FFA Chapter won the National FFA Organization’s proficiency award in Swine Production Entrepreneurship. Campbell is one of four people who competed for this award at the national finals from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1 during the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. Campbell raises and markets five […]

New app fights urge to text and drive

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Three-in-four people admitting to at least glancing at their phones while behind the wheel.

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