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Pennsylvania approves harness racing standards

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Drivers must now use two hands on the reins at all times, which restricts motion of the whip to a flick of the wrist and forearm.

Research shows residual hydraulic fracturing water no risk to groundwater

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Hydraulic fracturing, fracking or hydrofracturing, raises many concerns about potential environmental impacts, especially water contamination.

MWCD board cuts assessments in half

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Property owners will see their assessments paid to the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District cut in half beginning next year.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Oct. 2, 2014:

Thursday, October 2, 2014

BURTON, Ohio — The Breeders and Feeders 4-H club finished off the year at the Great Geauga County Fair. Members held an end-of-the-year picnic and discussed the club’s next fundraiser. At the Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 4 and 5, the club members will have games and baked goods for sale along with vegetables from gardens. […]

Kentucky harvests hemp crop Sept. 23

Thursday, October 2, 2014

University of Kentucky researchers harvested the university’s first hemp crop in decades Sept. 23.

Penn State app lets dairymen pencil out options

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Today’s increased investment cost for replacement animals has producers examining heifer inventories and replacement needs.

Feed from genetically modified crops has no adverse effects

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Since their introduction in 1996, genetically engineered, often called genetically modified, feed crops have become an increasing component of livestock diets.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of October 2, 2014

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Buckeye Central FFA members participated in the Crawford County Soil Judging Contest Sept. 23.

Beware elevated risk for silo gas

Thursday, October 2, 2014

A recent death and serious injury resulting from gases inside a Lancaster County, Pa., silo are grim reminders to those working and living on farms that gases produced during the fermentation process can be deadly.

Pennsylvania auctions nutrient credits

Thursday, October 2, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), along with financial information services company Markit, have held the third “forward” auction in 2014 for the sale and purchase of nutrient credits in Pennsylvania’s Chesapeake Bay watershed. What is it A “forward” auction means that the certified credits […]

USDA: Corn stocks up 50%; soybeans, down 35%

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

There’s plenty of old corn out there, as the new corn is coming off the fields this harvest season.

Heritage Co-op announces Kenton ag campus expansion

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Heritage Cooperative expands its Kenton, Ohio, facility.

Foundation releases new My American Farm app

Monday, September 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 22, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has released a new version of its popular My American Farm app for iPads, Android tablets and Kindle Fire. The app is available for download on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon. The new version of the app, My American Farm 2.0, contains […]

Joint venture means more gas gathering and processing in southern Utica

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Pipelines and processing facility expansions in the southern Utica are on the way.

U.S. EPA approves carbon sequestration permits

Thursday, September 25, 2014

EPA approves permits for storing carbon.

USDA allows commercialization of Enlist

Thursday, September 25, 2014

USDA gives the go-ahead to Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist corn and soybean traits.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Sept. 25, 2014

Thursday, September 25, 2014

On Sept. 16, nine students in the Zane Trace Agriculture Leadership and Communications class traveled to the Farm Science Review in London, Ohio, to promote the Food For Thought Grant Program.

Kentucky research explores irrigation questions

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Irrigated acres have doubled in the past five years in Kentucky but still remain under 10 percent of the state’s total acreage.

Pennsylvania cheese production up 5 percent

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Keystone State’s Italian varieties, with 261.6 million pounds, were 5.1 percent above 2012 production and accounted for 61.3 percent of total cheese in 2013.

Sarah G. Stryffeler

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

WOOSTER – Sarah G. “Sally” Stryffeler, 83, of Wooster died Sept. 15, 2014, at Wooster Community Hospital. She was born April 3, 1931, in Medina, the daughter of George Atlee and Harriett Emily Clark Ganyard. She married Myron W. Stryffeler on November 3, 1951. He preceded her in death on Aug. 8, 1998. Stryffeler was […]


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