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Nutrient balance and integrated management are keys to optimal corn yields

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Cropping systems specialists from Kansas State University and Purdue University have completed a comprehensive review of corn research in the U.S. and worldwide over the past 100 years.

Farming in the cold

Saturday, January 10, 2015

The extreme cold weather we have been experiencing often times prompts radio and TV newscasts to remind us of items such as to keep your pets inside and how to care for your pets during the cold weather.

FirstEnergy projects support expanding shale gas facilities in Ohio Edison territory

Saturday, January 10, 2015

New facilities, including a high-voltage substation and transmission lines, were completed to accommodate new natural gas processing facilities and other energy-intensive operations in Ohio’s Utica Shale region.

Farm bureaus join forces to teach how to test drinking water

Friday, January 9, 2015

The US EPA recommends that private water wells be checked every year for the presence of coliform bacteria, nitrates, and any other contaminants of local concern.

American Energy Appalachia Holdings, LLC formed

Friday, January 9, 2015

AEA will operate a strong position of more than 300,000 net acres in the prolific Utica and Marcellus shale plays located in eastern Ohio and northern West Virginia.

Northeast Ohio: Plans for farm bill workshops set

Friday, January 9, 2015

Landowners will need to decide whether or not to update their property’s crop yields and determine whether or not to re-allocate the farm’s base acres by Feb. 27.

Butter sculpture highlights effort to bring milk to at-risk Pennsylvania residents

Thursday, January 8, 2015

A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter and showcasing a fundraising campaign for an innovative food bank milk program was unveiled Jan. 8 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show.

A round-up of FFA news for the week of Jan. 8, 2015

Thursday, January 8, 2015

The Waterford FFA Chapters Parliamentary Procedure Team recently competed in three different contests that lead them to becoming one the best parliamentary procedure teams in the state of Ohio.

A round-up of 4-H news for the week of Jan. 8, 2015

Thursday, January 8, 2015

The Greenford Busy Bees 4-H club will be holding its organizational meeting Jan. 12.

How to test forages in cold weather

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

The coldest weather of the season is here and will affect how you feed your animals.

Former Mike Tyson property set to become religious venue

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The Living Word Sanctuary co-founders, want to transform the facility into a place of worship for the community to include year-round religious services.

Supporting agriculture in Ohio will remain a top priority

Saturday, January 3, 2015

The past four years have certainly been a time of change and progress for Ohio’s agriculture industry.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 1, 2015:

Friday, January 2, 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA chapter held its winter meeting Dec. 15. Among items covered were details for the project tour to be held in the summer; nearly 1,000 boxes of fruit sold during this year’s fruit sales; the county and district parliamentary procedure contest, where Northwestern varsity and novice teams placed first at […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 1, 2015

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The Northwestern FFA chapter held its winter meeting Dec. 15.

Get ready for Ohio forage and grasslands conference

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Conference to feature key topics on forages and grasslands.

Hops conference to land in Wooster

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Learn about the emerging market for hops.

Got a new tablet for Christmas? E-Cycle your old electronics

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Rather than making products from scratch, recycling electronics keeps harmful toxins out of landfills, recovers valuable materials that can be reused, conserves virgin resources and results in lower emissions, including greenhouse gases which contributes to climate change.

App helps educate beef industry

Thursday, December 25, 2014

The BEEFlexible app has been downloaded more than 4,000 times and has had more than 89,700 screen views since analytics tracking was inputted earlier this year.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Dec. 24, 2014:

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA Chapter sent the senior parliamentary procedure team to the sub district parliamentary procedure contest at Indian Valley High School Nov. 20. The team placed third and the team was made up of president: Marris Hoffee; vice president: Regina Miller; secretary: Juanita Miller; treasurer: Jaeden Roloff; reporter: Payten Boring; […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Dec. 24, 2014:

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — The Ridge Runners 4-H club assembled approximately 80 fruit baskets to give to the elderly at its monthly meeting Dec. 13. The fruit was purchased through the local FFA chapters at Cameron High School and John Marshall High School. Each family also donated to “Coats for Kids” rather than participating in a […]


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