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Could be a good year for creep feeding

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Creep feeding could offer additional benefits this year.

Coshocton County readies for fall farm tour

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Coshocton County fall foliage and farm tour announced.

Farm Credit to hold AgBiz classes

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Topics covered include trends in agriculture, strategic business planning, preparing for your lender, constructing a balance sheet, understanding lending decisions and ethics.

Agriculture reaching out to disabled veterans

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The National AgrAbility Project is expanding its services to veterans with disabilities interested in agriculture.

A round-up of FFA news for the week of October 9, 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The Hillsdale FFA Agronomy team won a spot to go and compete at the Big E on Sept. 13 in Minnesota.

Grain farmers encouraged to safeguard export markets through stewardship

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Farmers using certain biotech traits reminded to safeguard their crop.

Best of the Buckeye Program offers youth opportunities

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Best program offering scholarships, cattle shows.

Corn producers listen up: Store it on your own property if possible

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – With a record amount of corn likely headed to market in the next few weeks and corn prices still very low, a Purdue University agricultural economist is advising growers to consider storing their crop on their own property if they can. Alternatives The alternatives are to pay a premium for space […]

New center links farm co-ops and Ohio State

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

A donation to Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has established a new agribusiness cooperative center.

Laura Mae Owen, 1922-2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

SALEM, Ohio — Laura Mae (Feicht) Owen, 91, Ellsworth Center, Salem, Ohio, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at the Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born on October 19, 1922, in Green Township, Mahoning County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Charles Monroe and Mable Margaret (Less) Feicht. A lifetime area resident of the area, […]

Traficant supported agriculture

Monday, October 6, 2014

Farmer-reader appreciated that the late Jim Traficant not only listened, but delivered strong, passionate explanations to the other members of the House to present the message of his constituents.

Ohio Celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11

Monday, October 6, 2014

Young people across Ohio are celebrating National 4-H Week Oct. 5 though Oct. 11.

“Leave” autumn leaves on your lawn for a healthy yard and clean water

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Instead of raking leaves into a pile for pick-up, you might want to consider the option of recycling those leaves on your own property, which is after all, Mother Nature’s method of recycling.

Pennsylvania approves harness racing standards

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Drivers must now use two hands on the reins at all times, which restricts motion of the whip to a flick of the wrist and forearm.

Research shows residual hydraulic fracturing water no risk to groundwater

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Hydraulic fracturing, fracking or hydrofracturing, raises many concerns about potential environmental impacts, especially water contamination.

MWCD board cuts assessments in half

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Property owners will see their assessments paid to the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District cut in half beginning next year.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Oct. 2, 2014:

Thursday, October 2, 2014

BURTON, Ohio — The Breeders and Feeders 4-H club finished off the year at the Great Geauga County Fair. Members held an end-of-the-year picnic and discussed the club’s next fundraiser. At the Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 4 and 5, the club members will have games and baked goods for sale along with vegetables from gardens. […]

Kentucky harvests hemp crop Sept. 23

Thursday, October 2, 2014

University of Kentucky researchers harvested the university’s first hemp crop in decades Sept. 23.

Penn State app lets dairymen pencil out options

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Today’s increased investment cost for replacement animals has producers examining heifer inventories and replacement needs.

Feed from genetically modified crops has no adverse effects

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Since their introduction in 1996, genetically engineered, often called genetically modified, feed crops have become an increasing component of livestock diets.

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