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Don’t be the butt log of your harvest

Thursday, July 17, 2014

What would you say, if I were to tell you I would give you $25,000 dollars to select cut some veneer quality white oak 20 inches and greater DBH out of your woods.

A round-up of FFA news for the week of July 17, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Natalie Miller, a senior at Miami Trace High School and a member of the Miami Trace FFA chapter, was elected to serve on the 2014-2015 Ohio FFA State Officer Team as State Secretary.

A round-up of 4-H news for the week of July 17, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014

BURTON, Ohio — Geauga PrimeTime 4H Club met June 17 to discuss preparation for the upcoming Skillathon. There were 30 minute species meetings to help the younger and less experienced members learn what they need to pass Skillathon. Also at the meeting a committee was formed to help find a gift for the buyers to […]

Manure science review set for August 14

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Manure has two shades of green, so to speak.

Teens are the fastest-growing consumers of caffeinated products

Saturday, July 12, 2014

If you think you’re seeing more kids chugging energy drinks and sipping Starbucks than ever before, you’re probably right.

Scientists predict ‘significant’ harmful algal bloom in western Lake Erie this summer

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Overall bloom will be smaller than in 2013 with varying impacts across lake’s western basin

Velocys acquires Pinto Energy and Ashtabula GTL project in Ohio

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Velocys, which focuses on smaller scale gas-to-liquids technology, announced the acquisition June 25 of Pinto Energy and the Ashtabula gas-to-liquids (GTL) project.

USDA acreage reporting deadline is July 15

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Ohio Farm Service Agency Executive Director Steven Maurer reminds farmers that July 15 is the deadline to file an acreage report for spring seeded crops.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 10, 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014

During the Sew Sew Sweet 4-H sewing club’s June meeting, a member brought up her idea for her community project.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 10, 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Pymatuning Valley FFA chapter has remained busy the first month of summer.

What’s your farm’s color saying?

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Have you ever driven along and noticed the rich green color of a cornfield on one side of the road while on the other side there’s a yellowish color to the corn crop?

Wealth inequality gap doubles in U.S.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Wealth inequality among U.S. households roughly doubled between 2003 and 2013, according to a new analysis by University of Michigan researchers.

Ohio sheep producers eligible for FSA help with Cache Valley Virus

Monday, July 7, 2014

The USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Ohio was recently approved to accept Cache Valley Virus (CVV) as a qualifying disease for the FSA Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program.

Ohio man wins 2014 ‘Super Summer Slam Down’ bid calling championship

Monday, July 7, 2014

Peter Gehres, of Hilliard, Ohio, was named 2014 bid calling champion June 11 at the “Super Summer Slam Down” bid calling championship, part of the Midwest Auctioneers Roundup, held in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Double cropping research helps northern New York dairy farmers

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Research conducted on northern New York farms by Cornell University researchers is helping farmers enhance their production of forage crops for dairy cows.

Tell us your story: 100 years in 100 words

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Over the past 100 years, Farm and Dairy has been more than a newspaper to many of you — we’ve become a community, a family.

Crawford County, Pa. Raney dairy farm to host open house

Saturday, July 5, 2014

J-RA Holsteins is located just miles from the Ohio border in Adamsville, Pennsylvania.

Hog, pig inventory lowest since 2007

Thursday, July 3, 2014

As of June 1, there were 62.1 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, the lowest inventory since 2007, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published June 27 by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

New research suggests a solution to student loan crisis

Thursday, July 3, 2014

As America’s student debt crisis continues to worsen, researchers at the University of Michigan and Elon University believe they have a solution — let the federal government, rather than private banks, handle student loans.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 3, 2014:

Thursday, July 3, 2014

BURTON, Ohio — Geauga County 4-H’ers and advisers participated in the 2014 Farm to Plate 4-H field trip recently. This year’s trip was based on horticulture. The first stop was at Geauga County Extension Office, where Auctioneer Mike Davis explained how the Geauga Produce Growers got started and about how the group helps smaller farms […]

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