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Business profile: Log Cabin Fence

Thursday, June 24, 2010

AMITY, Pa. — In 2010, Log Cabin Fence enters its 30th year on the same principals as its first: offering a premium product and service second to none. But today, Log Cabin Fence offers much more than just fencing and installation. It sells and builds the Advantage Structure through Century Farm Products, the most durable […]

Ohio EPA settles with manure applicator; urges farmers to know regulations

Thursday, June 24, 2010

CELINA, Ohio — Eight Star Farms has agreed to pay Ohio EPA a $1,000 penalty for discharge of manure that killed more than 6,000 fish when the manure flowed off a Licking County farm field into a tributary of Lake Fork. The farm, of Celina, also must pay more than $1,760 to the Ohio Department […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 24, 2010.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

WHEELING, W.Va. — Six teams participated in the Northwestern Region FFA Land Judging contest, hosted by the Northern Panhandle Conservation District June 10. Natural Resources Conservation Services Soil Scientist Tim Dilliplane organized the event, which was held on the Betty Schafer farm located in Wheeling. The Land Judging and Homesite Judging is a national contest […]

Speak out for dairy industry and back H.R. 5288

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Editor: The Dairy Price Stabilization Bill, H.R. 5288, in the House has a companion bill in the Senate that needs the same support. All Ohio dairy farmers and those who work or support the dairy industry should contact Sens. Sherrod Brown or George Voinovich to ask them to sponsor the bill, with Sen. Bernie Sanders […]

They’re walkin’ on sunshine in Wyandot Co.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The 12-megawatt PSEG Wyandot Solar Farm, in Wyandot County, Ohio, has begun commercial operation.

Soybean rust reported in Texas, but Ohio growers don’t have to worry

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

unlikely that Ohio soybean growers will have to worry about the disease this growing season

We’re getting better at producing ethanol

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

net energy gain from converting corn to ethanol is improving in efficiency

Ohio EPA awards environmental education grant to Youngstown

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

YOUNGSTOWN — Inner city Youngstown families will have an opportunity to learn about and engage in urban gardening thanks to a $17,188 grant from Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund. The grant was awarded to Goodness Grows — one of 11 Ohio communities and organizations to receive a total of $412,000 to support environmental education programs. […]

Marcellus exploration drives river basin monitoring programs in Pa.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s two largest river basins — the Susquehanna and the Ohio — are not just irrigation and drinking-water sources for millions of people downstream. They also have become fountains of information channeling streams of water-quality data to researchers worldwide. Regional challenge Remote sensors dot these waterways to collect and transmit observations […]

EPA delays regs for bulk milk tanks, NMPF asks EPA for clarity on efforts to exempt farm storage tanks.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is pushing back the deadline for dairy farms’ compliance with Spill, Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations that may affect bulk milk tanks. In a letter to National Milk Producers Federation dated June 9, the EPA committed to finalizing the SPCC exemption for bulk milk storage […]

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