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Harvest delays increase odds of yield loss for corn growers

Friday, October 31, 2014

The wet fields that have delayed growers from harvesting also increases the risk for yield loss from wildlife damage and weak plant integrity due to unfavorable weather conditions.

10 tips to know if a pipeline company comes knocking at the your door

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Some tips to keep in mind if a landman comes knocking on your door.

Dickinson cattle take world honors

Thursday, October 30, 2014

BARNESVILLE, Ohio — Dickinson Cattle Company (DCCI) of Barnesville, Ohio won 13 World and Expo Horn Championships in Fort Worth, Texas, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the world’s two largest cattle competitions. The final measuring was Oct. 18 in downtown Oklahoma City. The Texas Longhorn Marketing Alliance World Championship is a horn measuring event with tip-to-tip […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 30, 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Members of the Northwestern FFA gathered at the Eberly Farm for a meeting and movie night Oct. 18.

USDA extends deadline for dairy Margin Protection Program

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The USDA has extended the deadline for the dairy Margin Protection Program to Dec. 5.

Andy White: Champion at LMA’s first World Livestock Auctioneer Championship qualifier

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Ohio, Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas auctioneers qualify for world contest.

Pennsylvania governor signs bill increasing transparency over gas leases

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has signed three bils into law involving agriculture or land.

Ohio State Fair to require DNA submission and electronic identification

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

New regulations for all market beef animals.

Teams from Ohio State and China exchange visits to gain knowledge

Friday, October 24, 2014

Working towards long term cooperation, a team of Ohio State Extension and the China’s Ministry of Agriculture exchanged visits to each other’s countries.

Chronic wasting disease confirmed in Ohio captive deer

Friday, October 24, 2014

First case of chronic wasting disease confirmed on Holmes County preserve. No evidence the disease affectshumans.

Vacation with Us: John Paglialunga and family

Thursday, October 23, 2014

John Paglialunga, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, his wife, Joyce, and two children, John III and Jeana, traveled to Italy this summer to visit family (farmers!), but took this quick photo with Farm and Dairy upon arriving in Milan. We took three weeks to visit family in Preghena and Spoletto.

Vacation with Us: Perry and Roseann Toth

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Perry and Roseann Toth, of Austintown, Ohio, took Farm and Dairy with them to Yosemite National Park in California this summer. They rode mules through the park.

Vacation with Us: Salahub and friends

Thursday, October 23, 2014

There’s no more beautiful location in Quebec than the Fontaine de Tourny (Tourny Fountain) in front of the Parliament building. We took in the sights with (L-R) Judy Lewis, Zanesville, Ohio; Carol Hupp, Caldwell, Ohio; and Donna Salahub and Kathy Bryan, both of Zanesville, Ohio. Our trip Sept. 2-8 included Montreal and Quebec, Canada.

Vacation with Us: Loretta and Ron Strohmeyer

Thursday, October 23, 2014

We felt like breaking out in song, when we visited the Loretta Lynn mansion and ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., with Ron and Loretta Strohmeyer, of Carrollton, Ohio, in September.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 23, 2014:

Thursday, October 23, 2014

WATERFORD, Ohio ­— For the first time in its history, the Waterford FFA rural soil judging team has qualified to compete in the national soil judging contest. After placing in contests hosted by the Washington and Perry County Soil and Water Conservation districts, both the rural and urban Waterford FFA teams advanced to the Ohio […]

EPA registers ‘Enlist Duo’ herbicide

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The EPA is registering the herbicide, Enlist Duo with new restrictions to manage the problem of resistant weeds.

Shepherds’ symposium Dec. 6

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The 2014 Buckeye Shepherds’ Symposium will be held Dec. 6 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Shisler Conference Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster.

Will Americans accept self-driving cars?

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

As technology develops, self-driving cars become more realistic.

Vacation with Us: Jim and Pam Scott

Monday, October 20, 2014

Jim and Pam Scott, of Strasburg, Ohio, celebrated their 30th weeding anniversary with a trip Sept. 5. The couple visited the Carns Tropical Zoo in Cairns, Australia.

Partners plan greenhouses on Chicago rooftop

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Gotham Greens to build 75,000 square foot rooftop greenhouse in Chicago.

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