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Predictions may not enough when it comes to soybean aphids this summer

Monday, May 10, 2010

WOOSTER, Ohio — Lower populations of the soybean aphid might be in store for growers this growing season, but based on last year’s unusual activity, Ohio State University Extension entomologists are not ruling out any surprises. “We had an unusual summer in 2009 with scattered aphid populations through the state, cooler-than-normal summer temperatures, extremely high […]

Misinformation abounds: Raw milk debate continues to churn

Monday, May 10, 2010

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As the debate about the health attributes and risks of raw milk spills into capitols and courts across the country, a food safety expert in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is urging people to think carefully about the risks before consuming unpasteurized dairy products.

Purdue’s Chris Hurt: Stronger prices not likely to last for cattle

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Cattle prices to remain high this spring, with summer prices in the low- to mid-$90 range per hundredweight.

Pamela Whitney Gray to speak at Clinton County History Center

Friday, May 7, 2010

Wilmington, Ohio — Pamela Whitney Gray will present The Americanization of the Family Barn, at the Clinton County History Center June 10 at 7 p.m. Growing up on a farm south of Mount Vernon, Gray spent much of her youth playing, working and enjoying being in the family barn. Under the tutelage of the original […]

Can twin-row corn work for you? OSU Extension research in 2009 showed little advantage

Friday, May 7, 2010

COLUMBUS — Twin-row corn is becoming more of an attractive production practice for growers across the Midwest, but the jury is still out in Ohio on its yield potential.

Exhibit examines black experience during Vietnam

Thursday, May 6, 2010

CLEVELAND — Soul Soldiers: African Americans and the Vietnam Era, a multimedia exhibit exploring the issues, actions, reactions and expressions of life and culture of African-Americans resulting from the Vietnam War and Civil Rights Movement opens May 15 at the Western Reserve Historical Society University Circle Complex. Theme This exhibit illustrates African-Americans’ experiences during this […]

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,

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