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Ohio cattlemen salute industry leaders, young and old

Monday, January 25, 2010

More than 250 beef producers gathered at the Makoy Center in Hilliard Jan. 23 for the annual meeting and awards banquet of the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association.

The annual event featured policy development sessions, the association’s annual meeting and awards.

United Producers begins market option

Sunday, January 24, 2010

New program to expand livestock marketing opportunities for cattle farmers.

Dairy producers realize dreams can come true with hard work and help

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Dreams can be achieved in the dairy business with help and innovation.

Innovative Farmers of Ohio: Goal is to strengthen well-being of Ohio farms with education

Saturday, January 23, 2010

ATHENS, Ohio — Innovative Farmers of Ohio is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting an agriculture that preserves and strengthens the economic, social, and environmental well-being of Ohio’s farms. To that end, every year it holds annual meeting where significant subjects reflecting their mission are presented. Conference offerings This year on March 5 and 6 […]

ODNR ‘Legacy’ program paying landowners who protect woodlands

Saturday, January 23, 2010

COLUMBUS — Woodland owners in 31 northeastern and southeastern Ohio counties can apply to participate in a federal conservation easement program that provides a one-time payment in exchange for voluntarily agreeing to permanently maintain their woods as working forests. Applications will be accepted through April 23 for enrollment in the Forest Legacy Program, which is […]

Five tips to gain quality beef production

Friday, January 22, 2010

WOOSTER, Ohio — Producing quality beef isn’t easy. You have to pay attention to genetics, rations and feed management, health and housing, among a myriad of other details. But paying attention to those details can pay dividends on the grading scale, according to Ron Scott, director of research for Land O’ Lakes Purina Feed. “There […]

Midwestern BioFuels pelletizes switchgrass in Kentucky

Friday, January 22, 2010

WURTLAND, Ky. — Round switchgrass pellets, resembling small pieces of wood, rolled off machines at Midwestern Biofuels in Wurtland, Ky., as the crop from a biomass research project at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture was pelletized for the first time. Officials with East Kentucky Power Cooperative, a partner in UK’s study, suggested this […]

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 […]


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