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Wind energy integration possible but not without infrastructure upgrades

Friday, January 22, 2010

Study shows 20 percent wind is possible by 2024.

Expansion of the emerald ash borer quarantine necessary to stop problem

Friday, January 22, 2010

Quarantine now extends to 67 Ohio counties

What can wild bees tell us about their domesticated counterparts?

Thursday, January 21, 2010

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As scientists struggle to come to grips with Colony Collapse Disorder, a mysterious disease threatening to wipe out domesticated honey bees in the United States, they have begun to cast a worried eye toward wild bees — trying to gauge their numbers, health and ecological status. Many studies Researchers in Penn […]

Commodity stocks are up from last year in Ohio, Pa., and across the nation

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Ohio, Pa., and U.S. showing increase in corn, and wheat stocks from 2008.

And the envelope, please: Farm and Dairy photo contest winners!

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Vicky Dillon of Petersburg, Ohio, was the surprised winner of our first-ever photo contest to select the cover photograph on Farm and Dairy’s Agri-Book, the 2010 Directory of Agriculture. She was surprised because she didn’t enter the photo, the owners of the farm she spectacularly captured did!

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Jan. 21, 2010

Thursday, January 21, 2010

LISBON, Ohio –The Rambunctious Rabbit Raisers 4-H club met Jan. 11 at St. Jacobs Church with 13 members present. A health report was given by Hannah Foster on barn sanitation and washing your hands and a safety report was given by Arial Smith on animal safety regarding frozen water. 4-H Awareness Week was discussed and […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 21, 2010

Thursday, January 21, 2010

ALBANY, Ohio — The Alexander FFA chapter is working on completing SAE record books, filling out State and American Degree applications and Proficiency Award applications. Several members are preparing themselves for upcoming Career Development Events competitions. * * * BELOIT, Ohio — West Branch FFA took part in raising money for the Baker family by […]

Muzzleloader season shows increase in deer harvest

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

COLUMBUS — Hunters took 24,078 deer during Ohio’s four-day muzzleloader season, Jan. 9-12, with Tuscarawas County again leading the state with 1,345 deer checked. In 2008, a preliminary total of 20,659 deer was taken during muzzleloader season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife. Highest numbers Counties reporting the highest number […]

USDA reports record crops in 2009

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

WASHINGTON — U.S. farmers produced the largest corn and soybean crops on record in 2009, according to the Crop Production 2009 Summary released Jan. 12 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Corn and beans. Corn production is 13.2 billion bushels, 1 percent above the previous record of 13 billion bushels set […]

Vacation with us … DeGenaro

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Judge Mary DeGenaro and husband Steve vacationed with Farm and Dairy on Maui, the “Road to Hana.”

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