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Grandin set to speak at animal welfare forum

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association and PennAg Industries Association will join to host the 3rd Annual Animal Welfare Forum Aug. 12 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pa. The theme of the forum is Working Together for Animal Welfare from Farm to Fork. This year’s forum will feature keynote speaker […]

Pa. wants to hear from farmers, veterinarians on lab issues

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s Animal Health and Diagnostic Commission is seeking producers and representatives of agricultural organizations to participate in a focus group on animal health needs and priorities in the state.

Vacation with us…Drozdowski

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Ron Drozdowski of Lakewood, Ohio, and Marilyn Bednanski traveled to Tenakee Springs, Ala., for an outdoor adventure. They went fishing for halibut, harvested a 9-foot brown bear, went hunting and did zip lining in the trees.

Rural areas taking more losses in the Iraq War

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

MADISON, Wis. — The Iraq War has taken a greater toll on the nation’s non-metropolitan areas because troops from rural areas experience higher rates of death in the war than those from urban parts of the U.S., according to a new study by a University of Wisconsin-Madison sociologist. Rural troops experience higher death rates regardless […]

Western bean cutworm larvae and egg masses increasing in Ohio

Monday, July 26, 2010

COLUMBUS — For the first time since the trapping of Western bean cutworm moths in corn began in 2006, Ohio State University Extension entomologists have identified egg masses and larvae. The find reveals that populations continue to increase and that growers will really need to monitor the pest in the future. “The infestation of egg […]

Alfalfa growers want piece of ethanol pie

Sunday, July 25, 2010

JOHNSTON, Iowa — Seeking to demonstrate alfalfa’s potential for cellulosic ethanol production, particularly in rotations with corn, the National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance and the National Corn Growers Association hosted Alfalfa/Corn Rotations for Sustainable Cellulosic Biofuels Production in Iowa June 29-30 at Pioneer’s Carver Center. “It seems as though alfalfa is treated as the ‘red-headed […]

Cattlemen had to weather last winter with lots of snow and heavier calves

Saturday, July 24, 2010

WEST LAFAYETTE Ind. — Remember last winter? The extreme cold and snowy winter? We’d like to forget it, but cattlemen, in particular, hope they don’t see a repeat of winter’s impact on the 2010 calving season. Difficult births Many calves were born with heavier birth weights, which resulted in more cases of dystocia, or difficult […]

Roy Rogers, Dale Evans items sold; Trigger goes for $266,500

Saturday, July 24, 2010

NEW YORK — Christie’s auction house recently held a sale of items from the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum collection. The Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum closed their doors last year after over four decades of celebrating one of the most popular cowboys and cowgirls the world has ever known. Items The auction […]

Profit: It is possible in dairy farming

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Professional Dairy Managers Of Pennsylvania offers program on how to make money at dairy farming.

Manure Science Review to discuss management and tile construction

Friday, July 23, 2010

CONTINENTAL, Ohio — Ohio State University’s 2010 Manure Science Review, featuring 10 educational sessions on handling, managing and utilizing manure, takes place from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Aug. 19, starting at the American Legion Hall, 109 South 5th St., in Continental in northwest Ohio. The program is designed for livestock and crop producers, Soil […]

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