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New foundation to support dairy show’s youth exhibitors

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

HARRISBURG, Pa. — All-American Dairy Show youth exhibitors will benefit from a newly formed foundation designed to help support educational and training opportunities, said Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding. Beginning Two years ago, Chip Savage of Knoxville, Md., donated a Holstein March calf, Savage-Leigh Z Linsee-ET, that sold in the Eastern Elite Holstein Sale during […]

Mycogen Seeds to focus on growing U.S. seed business

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

INDIANAPOLIS — Dow AgroSciences and Mycogen Seeds has announced plans to continue to invest in and expand their U.S. branded seeds business. New corn trait innovations and the commercial launch of those new technologies over the coming years are driving this additional investment in the business.

Experts say green policies don’t necessarily create more jobs

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

COLUMBUS — Like many states, Ohio is banking on green energy technology to put residents back to work. Yet, a new Ohio State University analysis examining the economic development impacts of green policies suggests that the state’s current efforts are unlikely to generate large numbers of new jobs. However, on a more positive front, the […]

Series of classes guides budding farmers

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

MERCER, Pa. — Whether your vision includes making goat cheese, selling cut flowers, or growing rare tomato varieties, the Exploring the Small Farm Dream course will give you the tools to start making that dream come true. Participants will discuss current opportunities in small-scale agriculture, explore objectives, assess personal and financial resources, conduct preliminary market […]

‘Say it ain’t so’

Monday, September 13, 2010

Editor: “Say it ain’t so, Joe.” It is a classic line from baseball lore. A young fan first posed the indirect, leading question to Shoeless Joe Jackson of the Chicago White Sox. In 1920, the boy waited outside a courtroom. A grand jury was investigating charges against Shoeless Joe and seven teammates, who became known […]

Farm Science Review field demos attract thousands of participants

Sunday, September 12, 2010

LONDON, Ohio — In September of 1963, the inaugural launch of Farm Science Review demonstrated the “revolutionary” concept of no-till corn. Forty-eight years later, farmers are still being introduced to the latest in technology and ag production methods. The field demonstrations, which showcase farm equipment and promote the latest in harvesting, drying, storing and handling […]

Letter writer cites false HSUS information

Friday, September 10, 2010

HSUS: Previous letter writer recklessly ignored facts that don’t agree with his perspective, and cited a false document that has been retracted.

‘Miracle tree’ may help provide clean water to developing countries

Friday, September 10, 2010

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Often called the “miracle tree” for its potential to provide food, fuel and water in harsh environments, the moringa oleifera tree is at the center of a new effort by three Penn State engineers to provide clean drinking water to the developing world. Grant The work — funded by a year-long, […]

Vacation with us…Kuhlber

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Knowing how popular the Farm and Dairy is locally, newlyweds Sam and Tanya Kuhlber of Rochester, Pa., decided to take a copy with them on their honeymoon to show North Carolina, and other states, what they were missing out on! We’re glad you made them all jealous.

Vacation with us…Newburn

Thursday, September 9, 2010

The Farm and Dairy can’t always go on vacation. Sometimes it travels across the globe to accompany the men and women serving our country. Such is the case with First Lt. Joel Newburn of Ohio. Stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan, Newburn, a former Farmers and Farmerettes 4-H Club member from Columbiana County, and currently assigned to […]

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