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A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 22, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Mohawk FFA Chapter recently traveled to Harrisburg for three days at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. The students paid for the entire trip with fundraisers.   At the FFA Mid-Winter Convention, three Mohawk FFA members received the State FFA Degree — Corbin Rohrmann, son of Dee Dee and Rich Rohrmann; Travis Singer, […]

Ohio creamery gets OK on label

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Snowville Creamery produces minimum-heat pasteurized, non-homogenized milk and dairy products sourced from local grass-grazed cows can now label its products as coming from pastured cows fed only non-GMO feeds and forage.

Ohio Beef Expo gears up for 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

This annual event, coordinated by the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association, includes breed sales, shows and displays, trade show and a highly competitive junior show.

A round-up of 4-H news for the week of Jan. 22, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Lone Rangers 4-H club held its monthly meeting Jan. 11.

New crop insurance option for specialty crop growers, diversified farms

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The policy allows producers to insure between 50 to 85 percent of their whole farm revenue and makes crop insurance more affordable for producers, including fruit and vegetable growers and organic farmers and ranchers.

Half of U.S. dairymen enroll in new margin protection program

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The voluntary program provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin — the difference between the price of milk and feed costs — falls below the coverage level selected by the farmer.

Pennsylvania Farm Show: Diamond shines, wins supreme champion junior beef female

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – TJSC Diamond 1A, a heifer owned by Jackson Mattocks of Guys Mills, Pennsylvania, was named supreme champion beef female of the Junior Breeding Beef Show Jan. 11 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. The other purebred grand champion won supreme champion title after rising above representatives of the Angus, Hereford, Limousin, Maine Anjou, […]

USDA announces funds for water quality effort

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

USDA announces conservation funding for Lake Erie.

Doris E. Greenamyer

Monday, January 19, 2015

SEBRING, Ohio — Doris E. Greenamyer, 82, formerly of Salem, died at 6:34 p.m. Jan. 17, 2015, at Copeland Oaks Retirement Community, Sebring.   She was born May 13, 1932, in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of the late Arthur Greenamyer and Dorothy (Burcaw) Greenamyer Rankin.   She was last employed at Crane-Deming Pump Co. for […]

Horse owners: Learn the best ways to control parasites

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Taking a whole-farm approach to control can cut down on deworming, save money on products that are no longer effective on your farm, help you learn which horses have natural resistance and which ones are “shedders”, and help reduce parasite resistance.

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