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Toledo port authority to speak at ag breakfast

Monday, March 2, 2015

With more than 43 percent of the U.S. and Canadian markets located within 500 miles, Toledo is a prime location for national and international trade and commerce.

Take steps to protect yourself from identity theft

Sunday, March 1, 2015

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, 16.6 million people experienced identity theft in 2012.

No damage to soils from grazing of cover crops

Sunday, March 1, 2015

WASHINGTON — A USDA scientist has found a way to encourage more growers to use cover crops by allowing cattle to graze on them.

Ohio poultry owners advised to increase biosecurity

Saturday, February 28, 2015

COLUMBUS — Three worrisome strains of avian flu have been detected in birds out West.

USDA extends farm bill crop deadlines

Friday, February 27, 2015

Farmers now have until March 31 to update yields and reallocate base acres.

Lyme disease treatment costs reach $1.3 billion

Friday, February 27, 2015

Research suggests prolonged impact of the tick-borne illness in some patients is greater and more widespread than previously understood.

Ohio’s 4Q horizontal well gas production up 25 percent

Friday, February 27, 2015

Over the two years in Ohio, there has been a 200 percent increase in oil production and a 350 percent increase in gas production.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Feb. 26, 2015:

Thursday, February 26, 2015

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio —Four members of the Zane Trace FFA chapter traveled to Lancaster High School Feb. 11 to participate in the District 7 Ag Sales contest. This year’s team was made up of Nathanael Freeman, Ann Shelby, Kevin Daubenmire and Olivia Pflaumer.   More than 780 people attended the Zane Trace FFA’s 37th annual sausage […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Feb. 26, 2015:

Thursday, February 26, 2015

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Mahoning County Goat Herders 4-H club met Feb. 9. The group decided to sell pepperoni rolls to raise money to send a goat to a Third World country.   * * *   ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Country Folks and Country Barbwires 4-H clubs met Feb. 16. State Rep. Christine Hagan […]

Small farm conference coming to Wooster

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Landowners new to agriculture or small farmers wanting to diversify their farm operations can learn more about Farm Service Agency farm loan programs during a small farm conference March 28.

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