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U.S. ethanol exports increasing

Friday, June 4, 2010

WASHINGTON — Ethanol exports have boomed in recent months, with shipments destined for dozens of energy-thirsty nations around the globe, including some in the Middle East. The U.S. has been a net importer of ethanol for the last decade, but the nation is quickly evolving into a net exporter. While this is welcomed news to […]

Scientists say nutrient management in cattle may benefit the environment

Friday, June 4, 2010

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A project conducted by a team of researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is investigating whether feeding cattle low-protein diets might result in the animals more efficiently utilizing nitrogen in their diet and reduce ammonia emissions from dairy operations. Funded by a $226,000 special grant for improved dairy management […]

2009 W. Va. Big Buck contest winners named

Friday, June 4, 2010

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2009 West Virginia Big Buck Contest. Twelve bucks killed by gun hunters scored above 140 points typical or 165 points non-typical. In the Typical Gun category, the winner was Kenneth Carpenter from Streetsboro, Ohio, with a 12-point buck […]

Not the standard for Ohio dairy farms

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Editor: I am writing in regards to the video that was taken at the Ohio dairy farm. The video was disturbing and wrong in so many ways. To be honest, I turned away and teared up. I still get sick at my stomach thinking about it now. As the wife of a hard-working dairy farmer, […]

John F. Morris

Thursday, June 3, 2010

PILOT POINT, Texas — John Franklin Morris, 91, died Tuesday May 25, 2010, at 2:15 a.m. at his home in Pilot Point, Texas. Morris had been in ill health for two years. Morris was originally from the Columbiana, Ohio, area and had resided in Pilot Point for the past 19 1/2 years. He was born […]

CWT announces herd retirement

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Bids to remove cows being accepted May 28 through June 25.

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 3, 2010

Thursday, June 3, 2010

NORTH BENTON, Ohio — The Village Varieties 4-H Club met at the North Benton Presbyterian Church May 25. Members brought in non-perishable food items to help stock the church’s food pantry. The club will be collection food items for the pantry at the next meeting also. Health reports were given by several members. Ben Grammer […]

Tusc. County dog warden shares concerns

Thursday, June 3, 2010

This question was posed to Tuscarawas County Dog Warden Karen Slough: Q: What impact do you feel the dog auction in Holmes County has to local shelters and to your own to-do list in your county? A: As I stated in one of my posts, the biggest problem concerning dogs is that there are simply […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news and events for the week of June 3, 2010

Thursday, June 3, 2010

THORNVILLE, Ohio — The Sheridan FFA meats team went to the OSU meat lab April 30 . Where the students had to identify several cuts of meat. There were three different species that made up the contest such as lamb, pork, and beef. The Sheridan FFA meats team won first in state out of all […]

Researchers study edible film that kills pathogens

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A team of food scientists in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences has shown that an edible film can be used for wrapping ready-to-eat meat products to deliver a slow release of a naturally occurring antimicrobial agent capable of killing a foodborne pathogen. In the study, which was published in the […]

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