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Cattle market: Record prices, more feed means expansion

Monday, February 9, 2015

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The expansion of the nation’s cattle herds for the first time since 2007 is largely the result of record-high cattle prices and the availability of more abundant feed, Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt says. Increase in cattle Hurt, analyzing a U.S. Department of Agriculture semiannual report that cattle numbers have […]

In time for Valentine’s Day: Chocolate for the health of it

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Scientific evidence shows a link between eating cocoa products and reduction of cardiovascular disease, blood pressure, platelet aggregation and cholesterol levels, as well as cognitive ability, memory, insulin sensitivity and increased blood flow to the brain.

Misery of measles avoidable through immunization

Saturday, February 7, 2015

The recent measles outbreak linked to Disney amusement parks in southern California should not be a concern for anyone who has had measles in the past or who has received two doses of the measles vaccine.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Feb. 5, 2015:

Thursday, February 5, 2015

DUBLIN, Ohio —  Members of the Zane Trace FFA chapter recently attended the 212° and 360° leadership conferences. The two-day 212° conference focused on discovering passions, making positive decisions, setting goals, and taking steps toward self-improvement.   The two-day 360° conference focused on the importance of vision and how to become a visionary leader.   […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Feb. 5, 2015:

Thursday, February 5, 2015

CANFIELD, Ohio — The Rock Solid Riders 4-H club elected new officers for 2015 at its first meeting of the year.   The new officers are: president, Alexis Morozov; vice president, Mikayla Hanley; secretary, Caitlin Morozov; and treasurer, Natalie Bair.  Also appointed were club photographers Shae and Jake Hanley; safety officers Corey Hanley, Taylor Casanta, […]

Wind turbines to power Ball and Whirlpool plants in Findlay, Ohio

Thursday, February 5, 2015

The Findlay Wind Farm is an $18 million “Wind for Industry” project, financed by One Energy, which provides energy solutions for large electric consumers.

Lola Ann Kurtz

Monday, February 2, 2015

SALEM, Ohio — Lola Ann Kurtz, 77, of Salem, died Jan. 29, surrounded by family in her home after a lingering illness of Alzheimer’s. Born June 3, 1937, she was the only child born to Clarence and Doris Charlton Sheller, in Youngstown. She grew up in Greenford where she graduated from Greenford High School. On […]

Grape school offers updates to growers

Monday, February 2, 2015

Increase the profitability of your vineyard with information gleaned at the upcoming Northeast Ohio Winter Grape School.

Animal welfare specialist expanding reach

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Ohio State University Extension’s new animal welfare specialist already has a win: The student team she coached in an intercollegiate animal welfare competition last November took home the first-place trophy.

National Farmers announces key policy positions

Friday, January 30, 2015

National Farmers Organization spells out its policy positions.

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