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Keith L. Wetmore

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

SPENCER, Ohio — Keith L. Wetmore, 54, of Spencer, Ohio, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, following a pedestrian-motor vehicle accident in Spencer Township late Wednesday evening. He was born in Medina, Ohio, on May 15, 1956, to Glen and Beatrice Suter Wetmore. He graduated from Buckeye High School in 1974, and received the Future Farmers […]

Forestry webinar series begins Sept. 28

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

LEXINGTON, Ky. — University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service will offer a forestry webinar series on select Tuesdays beginning Sept. 28. The series is designed for woodland owners, farmers and others interested in woodland, timber and wildlife topics. Times Sessions in the six-part series will convene at various county extension offices from 6:30 p.m. to […]

Leaders reach areas of agreement in animal disease traceability debate

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Strong and ongoing collaboration among producers, commercial interests and regulatory agencies at both the state and federal level is the key component to successful animal disease traceability in the U.S. This was just one point of agreement included in a white paper developed from the discussions at the Joint Strategy Forum […]

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.

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