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Participants needed for groundwater study in Ohio

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

CARROLLTON, Ohio — Scientists from the University of Cincinnati will conduct groundwater sampling from privately owned wells this May to investigate the impacts of fracking on water quality in eastern Ohio. The research team will be traveling to various eastern Ohio counties, including Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Belmont, Noble and Guernsey, to take groundwater samples. Study […]

EPA accepting comments on registration of Enlist Duo

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

The EPA is accepting public comments on a proposal to register Enlist Duo containing glyphosate and the choline salt of 2,4-D for use in controlling weeds in corn and soybeans genetically engineered (GE) to tolerate 2,4-D.

Water… More valuable than gold

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Editor: The old saw “To a thirsty man, water is more valuable than gold” has never been more true than it is today. As a tradable commodity over the past 10 years the S&P 500 Global Water index has outperformed the bellwether gold and energy indices. In fact, water outperformed the stock market in the […]

Edwin H. Knight

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

SALEM, Ohio — Edwin Henry Knight,  80, died May 1, 2014 at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 24, 1933 to James and Dillie (Neal) Knight in Oil City, Pa. He is survived by his wife, Alice Jane (Wise) Knight whom he married on Sept. 24, 1951; son, Frederick, of Salem and a […]

Emmett Conway Sr. enshrined in ODNR Hall of Fame

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The late Emmett Conway Sr. was recently inducted into the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Hall of Fame.

Illinois farm named national historic landmark

Monday, May 5, 2014

WASHINGTON —The National Park Service has designated four new national historic landmarks, including the Adlai E. Stevenson II Farm, Mettawa, Ill. The other national historic landmarks include the Detroit Industry Murals, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Mich.; George Nakashima Woodworker Complex, Bucks County, Pa, and 1956 Grand Canyon TWA-United Airlines Aviation Accident Site, Grand Canyon […]

Livestock composting workshop offers certification

Monday, May 5, 2014

CALDWELL, Ohio — Livestock producers wanting to handle the death of their animals in an economical and environmentally beneficial way can earn livestock mortality composting certification through a course offered by experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Whether a result of illness, old age, natural disasters or birthing problems, […]

Bark beetles change Rocky Mountain stream flows, affect water quality

Friday, May 2, 2014

What happens when millions of dead trees, killed by beetles, no longer need water?

Lambing school is May 10 in Wooster

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

WOOSTER, Ohio — The Ohio Heartland Sheep Improvement Association is sponsoring a lambing school May 10 at the OARDC Sheep Facility, located at 5651 Fredericksburg Road (County Road 501), Wooster. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the program getting underway at 9 a.m. The morning session will be presented by Kirsten Mierzwiak, of Berlin Vet […]

Workshop will promote safe food

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

This Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) session will provide produce growers the basics of on-farm food safety.

Four to enter Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Visionary leaders in Ohio’s farm community to be honored in August

OPSB to hold public hearing May 5 regarding wind farm proposal

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Power Siting Board will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about Greenwich Windpark, LLC’s proposal to construct a wind farm in Huron County. Location The hearing is scheduled for May 6 at 6 p.m., South Central High School, 3305 Greenwich Angling Road, Greenwich, Ohio. Greenwich […]

Ag department issues stop sale order for Ohio mulch products

Monday, April 28, 2014

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture recently issued a stop-sale order for all 1.5 cubic foot bags of mulch produced by the Ohio Mulch company before April 6. Following up on a complaint, the department’s Division of Weights and Measures inspectors tested 1.5 cubic foot bags of Ohio Mulch products being offered for […]

Protect your privacy when using social media

Friday, April 25, 2014

Social media is cool and useful, but remember to protect your privacy.

Farm Kings renewed for fourth season

Friday, April 25, 2014

The Great American Country cable network has renewed the hit show, Farm Kings, set in western Pennsylvania for a fourth season.

OSU Extension: Soybean growers needed for project

Friday, April 25, 2014

A team of college experts are seeking soybean growers to participate in a project to look at phosphorus and potassium in soybeans.

Ohio soybean growers salute legislators Brown, Gibbs

Friday, April 25, 2014

The Ohio Soybean Association recognized U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs as its Legislators of the Year.

Pennsylvania: Pa. Jersey breeders gather for annual meeting

Friday, April 25, 2014

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. —  The Pennsylvania Jersey Cattle Association held its annual meeting March 28-29 in Williamsport, Pa. Jersey breeders from all over the state gathered to celebrate the breed and Pa. Jersey youth, as well as those breeders who achieved high levels of success throughout the past year. The weekend began with a PJCA directors’ […]

CoBank contributes $100,000 to Davis College at WVU

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. —A $100,000 gift from CoBank will help bring West Virginia University’s new Agricultural Sciences Building to its full potential. The new building will be the centerpiece of WVU’s Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design. Two rooms in the new Agricultural Sciences Building will bear the company’s name. Computer lab The CoBank […]

Kenneth E. Brunner

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Kenneth E. Brunner, age 82, of Alliance, Ohio, was born at home May 23, 1931, west of the intersection of Homeworth Road and US Route 62, in Alliance, Ohio, to Lera Odessa (Fryfogle) Brunner and George Frederick Brunner. Mr. Brunner died April 21, at Crandall Medical Center, in Sebring, Ohio. Survivors include his wife of […]

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