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Pennsylvania Farm Show: Diamond shines, wins supreme champion junior beef female

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – TJSC Diamond 1A, a heifer owned by Jackson Mattocks of Guys Mills, Pennsylvania, was named supreme champion beef female of the Junior Breeding Beef Show Jan. 11 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. The other purebred grand champion won supreme champion title after rising above representatives of the Angus, Hereford, Limousin, Maine Anjou, […]

USDA announces funds for water quality effort

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

USDA announces conservation funding for Lake Erie.

Doris E. Greenamyer

Monday, January 19, 2015

SEBRING, Ohio — Doris E. Greenamyer, 82, formerly of Salem, died at 6:34 p.m. Jan. 17, 2015, at Copeland Oaks Retirement Community, Sebring.   She was born May 13, 1932, in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of the late Arthur Greenamyer and Dorothy (Burcaw) Greenamyer Rankin.   She was last employed at Crane-Deming Pump Co. for […]

Horse owners: Learn the best ways to control parasites

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Taking a whole-farm approach to control can cut down on deworming, save money on products that are no longer effective on your farm, help you learn which horses have natural resistance and which ones are “shedders”, and help reduce parasite resistance.

New Castle auctioneer named champion bid caller at Pa. Farm Show

Friday, January 16, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Jeff Pennington, of New Castle, was named champion auctioneer at the 36th Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Contest, Jan. 14, at the 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show.

Power Show Ohio reformats itself for exhibitors

Friday, January 16, 2015

The 45th Power Show Ohio changes include different days of the week.

N.Y. continues to open new markets for agricultural economy

Thursday, January 15, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said farmers in New York set a sales record in 2013, with $5.68 billion in cash receipts — more than $1 billion more than three years earlier.

Grazing council gearing up for 2015

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Eastern Ohio Grazing Council plans workshops.

Fertilizer training in Wayne County

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Wayne County fertilizer training dates.

Increase your milk quality in 2015

Thursday, January 15, 2015

TRANSFER, Pa. — The Penn State Extension Dairy Team will offer several workshops around the state to educate producers, farm managers and milkers on proper milking techniques and practices to produce a high quality product. Designed to help increase productivity and profitability on dairies, these hands-on workshops will focus on consistent milking practices that emphasize […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 15, 2015:

Thursday, January 15, 2015

WEST SALEM, Ohio — On Jan. 6, several members of the Northwestern FFA Chapter participated in a Christmas Tree pick-up for the community. Members Zach Berry, Ben Vaughan, and Cody Tegtmeier all helped out with this project. Members went to areas around the Northwestern School District to pick up the trees. The trees were then […]

Ohio salutes its bicentennial and centennial farms

Thursday, January 15, 2015

In 2014, the Ohio Department of Agriculture recognized 104 new century or bicentennial farms owned by the same family for at least 100 or 200 consecutive years.

Quality alfalfa requires good fertility

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Alfalfa begins growth in the early spring and continues all season, which calls for continuous nutrient demand.

Clarence E. Lease Jr.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Clarence E. Lease, Jr. was not only a beef and crop farmer on his farm at home. but a husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Ohio’s hog inventory down from 2014

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Market hog inventory, at 60.1 million head, was up 2 percent from last year, and up 1 percent from last quarter.

Stark County to hold farm bill meetings

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Meetings to educate producers and landowners.

National alfalfa ratings posted online

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Database allows you to search varieties.

Recent grain market mystery solved

Monday, January 12, 2015

When you have the futures market $2 above the cash market, your intuition is that the market is just broken. How ag economists solved the mystery.

Used combines from across state lines can spread No. 1 weed

Monday, January 12, 2015

Know where your feed, seed and equipment come from.

XTO to restore areas damaged by gas extraction

Sunday, January 11, 2015

XTO will spend an estimated $3 million to restore eight sites damaged by unauthorized discharges of fill material into streams and wetlands and will also implement a comprehensive plan to comply with federal and state water protection laws at the company’s West Virginia’s oil and gas extraction facilities that use horizontal drilling methods.

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