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Empire Farm Days set for August

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Empire Farm Days will showcase agriculture’s latest innovation in August.

Thirteen states sue EPA, Army Corps of Engineers over definition of waterways

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Thirteen states filed a lawsuit June 29 against the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers over the agencies’ rule defining “waters of the United States.”

Ohio, Indiana NRCS adopts interim standards for gypsum applications

Saturday, June 27, 2015

An interim standard spells out how gypsum can be incorporated as part of various conservation programs and NRCS financial assistance options for gypsum applications.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 25, 2015:

Thursday, June 25, 2015

BURTON, Ohio — The Thompson Ledge Dairymen met June 13 for a pizza party meeting. The group discussed quality assurance, watched a video on handling cowws. In addition, the group talked about dairy basket themes for the fair.   A meeting was set up to make tie blankets for a local charity.   • • […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 25, 2015:

Thursday, June 25, 2015

ASHLAND, Ohio — Crestview FFA members along with Clear Fork FFA began their life changing journey to Honduras June 5.   Travelers included Ellyse Shafer, Brent Ball, Austin Miller and Cora McConkie from Clear Fork FFA. And from the Crestview FFA, students included Emily Fulk, Jenna Purvis, Isaac Fulk, Kaitlyn Hunt, Erin Bernhard and Kathy […]

Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Program adds acreage from 20 more farms

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The additions total 1,718 acres of farmland in 15 counties.

Penn State Extension Dairy Team garners national award

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Penn State’s Extension Dairy Team has been recognized by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) with its Educational Aids Blue Ribbon Award for the Team’s outstanding Technology Tuesday Dairy Webinar Series.

Southern Ohio FFA’ers addressing local hunger needs

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Zane Trace FFA members are helping address local hunger needs, putting what they are learning in the classroom to work in their school and community.

Expert advises early castration for beef calves

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Studies show that early castration makes more sense.

Bird flu biosecurity: Pa. imposes interstate quarantine

Monday, June 22, 2015

New order says poultry moving to live bird markets and eggs destined for a commercial breaking operation from states with infected HPAI flocks must be certified the shipment has tested negative for avian influenza.


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