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U.S. EPA approves carbon sequestration permits

Thursday, September 25, 2014

EPA approves permits for storing carbon.

USDA allows commercialization of Enlist

Thursday, September 25, 2014

USDA gives the go-ahead to Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist corn and soybean traits.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Sept. 25, 2014

Thursday, September 25, 2014

On Sept. 16, nine students in the Zane Trace Agriculture Leadership and Communications class traveled to the Farm Science Review in London, Ohio, to promote the Food For Thought Grant Program.

Kentucky research explores irrigation questions

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Irrigated acres have doubled in the past five years in Kentucky but still remain under 10 percent of the state’s total acreage.

Pennsylvania cheese production up 5 percent

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Keystone State’s Italian varieties, with 261.6 million pounds, were 5.1 percent above 2012 production and accounted for 61.3 percent of total cheese in 2013.

Sarah G. Stryffeler

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

WOOSTER – Sarah G. “Sally” Stryffeler, 83, of Wooster died Sept. 15, 2014, at Wooster Community Hospital. She was born April 3, 1931, in Medina, the daughter of George Atlee and Harriett Emily Clark Ganyard. She married Myron W. Stryffeler on November 3, 1951. He preceded her in death on Aug. 8, 1998. Stryffeler was […]

Celiac disease v. gluten intolerance

Friday, September 19, 2014

Many people are familiar with the gluten-free movement, even if they don’t tailor their diets around gluten-free foods.

Identifying teen alcohol and drug abuse

Friday, September 19, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The number of teens who abuse tobacco, alcohol, drugs and other substances hasn’t changed much in the past couple of decades — but for those who are prone to addiction for one reason or another, the menu of substances to choose from is larger than ever. Parents have to educate themselves about […]

A round-up of FFA news for the week of Sept. 18, 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The National FFA Organization has announced that three members of the West Holmes FFA Chapter will receive their American degree in November.

Donald Fred Bissell

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Donald Fred Bissell, 90, of Twinsburg, died September 11, 2014.

AgriBusiness Association offers leadership program

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Program will address looming retirement surge.

Free online webinars offer latest in research and relevant topics

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Technology Tuesday webinars begin Sept. 23.

Haubner, Kale will be enshrined in Farm Science Review Hall of Fame

Monday, September 15, 2014

The 25th class of honorees will be inducted into the Farm Science Review Hall of Fame during the Vice President’s Luncheon Sept. 16, the first day of the annual three-day farm show.

OFBF to make $1 million investment in water quality program

Monday, September 15, 2014

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation has launched a $1 million water quality action plan, with special emphasis on the Western Lake Erie Basin. The plan includes two goals: Farm Bureau will help all qualifying farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin obtain required fertilizer certification by Earth Day 2015. This April 22 target […]

Be on the lookout for signs of barn, silo fire

Sunday, September 14, 2014

After wet growing season, producers should be on the lookout for the signs of high heat and fire in their forages.

Fall facts: 12 things you may not know about autumn

Sunday, September 14, 2014

The cool, crisp days of autumn have arrived.

Rebuilding the animal ag industry

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The livestock industry will rebuild, but it will take time.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Sept. 11, 2014:

Thursday, September 11, 2014

BELLEVUE, Ohio — The week of Aug. 10 started the most busy time of the year. It’s fair week. The Bellevue FFA not only supports the students that participate in showing livestock, we also operate the Porkchop Stand. Over the course of the week students will sign up for shifts and serve anything from hot […]

Breeding soundness exams render better lambing, kidding seasons

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Using only one ram? If you don’t do a breeding soundness exam, you’re risking big bucks.

Dairy prices don’t make sense, for now

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Milk prices are good now, but get ready for a change.

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