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Animal care the topic at U.S. Farmer and Rancher Alliance’s 26th Food Dialogues Panel

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A recent panel discussion on animal welfare touched on many topics, yet one recurring theme left a lasting imprint on its participants.

Jeff Raney, Brubaker Farms, food bank honored for dairy innovation

Thursday, February 19, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Jeff Raney, of Adamsville, Crawford County, received one of three Pacesetter Awards presented by the Center for Dairy Excellence at the Pennsylvania Dairy Summit Feb. 4-5 in Lancaster. Other awards were presented to Brubaker Farms of Mount Joy, Lancaster County; and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank of Harrisburg. Lifetime in agriculture Born in […]

Purdue seeding trial results show more corn plants per acre

Thursday, February 19, 2015

To achieve the ‘ideal’ population of 32,000 seeds per acre, farmers should put down 32,500 to 34,300 seeds per acre.

Ohio farmers needed to participate in soil fertility projects

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Ohio State Soil Fertility Lab is looking for farmers and crop consultants from across the state to cooperate with a number of projects this year.

Claude P. Sheppard, Jr.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

SEVILLE, Ohio — Claude P. Sheppard Jr., of Seville, died Jan. 27, 2015.

USDA gives nonbrowning apples the green light

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has deregulated two apple varieties genetically engineered to resist browning.

Pa. dairy producers receive awards at state summit

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association presented three leadership awards.

Ohio Supreme Court says local rules cannot stop oil and gas drilling

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled that local governments cannot impede upon oil and gas activities that are state-approved.

EPA release of farmers’ information still embroiled in court battle

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

U.S. District Court dismissed farmer objections Jan. 27, but pork producers and AFBF file appeal.

Preventative maintenance eases winter stresses on trees and shrubs

Monday, February 16, 2015

Heavy snow and ice, as well as frozen soil conditions, can damage cherished trees and shrubs in residential landscapes.


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