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Digester risks, benefits topic of webinar

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

introduction to anaerobic digesters and the risks and benefits of adopting this technology on a dairy

Can ag be a larger part of economic development efforts in your county?

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Ohio communities seeking to promote the viability of local farms and agricultural economic development

Ohio offering $10 million in biomass funding, through federal initiative

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

$10 million in funding available through the Deploying Renewable Energy: Transforming Waste to Value grant program

Carroll County native honored for his research and teaching at Penn State

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Penn State meat scientist wins national award for his teaching.

Research shows subsurface drainage improves corn, soybean yields

Friday, July 2, 2010

COLUMBUS — For every $1 spent on drainage technology, producers get $3 to $4 back in corn and soybean profits, according to long-term Ohio State University research. Twenty-five years of field studies (from 1984 to 2009) at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Northwest Agricultural Research Station in Hoyvtille showed that subsurface drainage significantly […]

Composting tour set for Aug. 5 in Columbus

Friday, July 2, 2010

COLUMBUS — During the program Composting in Ohio 2010: A Tour of the Industry in and around Columbus attendees will learn about: a central Ohio composting facility that takes in 150,000 cubic yards of yard trimmings and food waste every year, equal to the loads of nearly 40,000 pickup trucks, and makes sellable mulches and […]

Lots of green reuses vacant land in Idora neighborhood

Friday, July 2, 2010

The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation broke ground on Lots of Green in the Idora neighborhood in early June. The project seeks to reuse over 120 parcels of abandoned land through the creation of expanded sideyards for existing homeowners, an urban farm and orchards, community gardens, expansion of Mill Creek MetroParks boundaries, passive green space based […]

Pa. cattle quarantined after drilling wastewater leaked into pasture

Thursday, July 1, 2010

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has quarantined cattle from a Tioga County farm after a number of cows came into contact with drilling wastewater from a nearby natural gas operation. Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said July 1 that uncertainty over the quantity of wastewater the cattle may have consumed warranted the quarantine […]

State agreement with HSUS calls for these recommendations

Thursday, July 1, 2010

— Recommendations will be made to The Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board (OLCSB) to take action on issues related to downer cattle and humane euthanasia using language consistent with the proposed ballot initiative. — The Ohio Department of Agriculture and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources will coordinate and take action on wild and dangerous […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 22, 2010

Thursday, July 1, 2010

LISBON, Ohio — A 4-H Day Camp camping program will be held July 13-15 at the Columbiana County Fairgrounds in Lisbon. The junior camp session is open to all campers, 4-H and non-4-H members, 6-12. Many activities are planned, including a field trip to the Carnegie Natural History Museum in Pittsburgh. There will also be […]


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