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Star Trek inspires new spacecraft

Thursday, May 6, 2010

By DAUNA COULTER HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — “Standard orbit, Mr. Sulu.” Captain Kirk barks out the order with such confidence. He knows the USS Enterprise can slip in and out of planetary orbits with ease. But it’s only easy in the realm of science fiction. In the real world, such maneuvers have been impossible — until […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 6, 2010

Thursday, May 6, 2010

LISBON, Ohio — The Rambunctious Rabbit Raisers 4-H group met April 18 at St. Jacob’s Church in Lisbon. Hannah Foster, health officer, gave a report on sunburn and Ariel Smith, safety officer, gave a report on bicycle safety. The club won first place in the promotional window contest and will receive a pizza party. Hannah […]

Vacation with us … Wallick

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Farm and Dairy loves horses, especially when we’re riding them in beautiful Hawaii. Molly Benedum, Vivian Craigo, Brooke Wallick and Brennan Wallick, of Stillwater, Ohio, island hopped across the Aloha State and took a break from horseback riding on Kauai. If you guys ever go back, we’re always available. Anytime.

Pioneer’s ‘refuge in a bag’ product gets EPA OK

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

WILMINGTON, Del. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has granted commercial registration of Optimum AcreMax 1 insect protection for Pioneer brand corn hybrids. This marks the EPA’s first approval of an in-the-bag solution for insect refuge management,

Going green is a smart financial strategy

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

ATHENS, Ga. — Going green can do more than preserve the environment, says a University of Georgia financial expert. It can save you a lot of money, too.

Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board sets public sessions dates

Monday, May 3, 2010

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — During its first, organizational meeting held April 27, the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board set the dates and locations for their regional public listening sessions in May. The purpose of the listening sessions is to allow Ohioans the opportunity to provide input to the board and to educate the board members and […]

Egg-production practices meet demand and maintain hen well- being

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Study finds costs will increase egg prices if conventional cage production is changed.

Harrison SWCD meets funding challenges head-on for second year

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Harrison County SWCD looks outside of the box to meet its funding challenges.

Pa. state house takes action on farm vehicle regulations

Friday, April 30, 2010

Camp Hill, Pa. — Pennsylvania Farm Bureau praised members of the state House of Representatives for unanimously passing an amendment to a transportation bill that directs the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to adopt all exemptions permitted for farm vehicles and their drivers under federal law and regulation. Exemptions Under the amendment, PennDOT would be required […]

Producers: Don’t forget to file annual acreage report to USDA

Friday, April 30, 2010

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Bill Wehry, Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Pennsylvania today reminded producers to submit their annual report of acreage to their local FSA county office to meet FSA program eligibility requirements. Reminder Producers are reminded they must file their reports accurately and timely for all crops and land uses, […]

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