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2015 Championship Tractor Pull final results

Thursday, February 19, 2015

From the Championship Tractor Pull held in conjunction with the National Farm Machinery Show, Feb. 11-14, the following results were posted from the finals.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Feb. 19, 2015:

Thursday, February 19, 2015

WINONA, Ohio — The Lone Ranger 4-H Club met Feb. 8 at Winona Friend’s Church. There were games and four demonstrations.   The first demonstration was calf care in the winter, by Von Herron; knots, by Jarod Herron; Megan and Morgan Stamp did a one-minute cookie-in-a-mug demonstration; and Lindsey Stamp talked about feeding a calf […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Feb. 19, 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Marlington FFA sent one student, Phoebe Filisky, to the subdistrict B Public Speaking contest Feb. 11 at Minerva. Filisky recited The FFA Creed in front of a panel of judges and then answered questions. Fiisky received third.   * * *   SMITHVILLE, Ohio —The Smithville FFA ag sales team recently […]

Pest that kills hemlock found in Ohio

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Ohio Department of Agriculture and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources have discovered a hemlock-killing pest in Jackson County, in southern Ohio.

Animal care the topic at U.S. Farmer and Rancher Alliance’s 26th Food Dialogues Panel

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A recent panel discussion on animal welfare touched on many topics, yet one recurring theme left a lasting imprint on its participants.

Jeff Raney, Brubaker Farms, food bank honored for dairy innovation

Thursday, February 19, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Jeff Raney, of Adamsville, Crawford County, received one of three Pacesetter Awards presented by the Center for Dairy Excellence at the Pennsylvania Dairy Summit Feb. 4-5 in Lancaster. Other awards were presented to Brubaker Farms of Mount Joy, Lancaster County; and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank of Harrisburg. Lifetime in agriculture Born in […]

Purdue seeding trial results show more corn plants per acre

Thursday, February 19, 2015

To achieve the ‘ideal’ population of 32,000 seeds per acre, farmers should put down 32,500 to 34,300 seeds per acre.

Ohio farmers needed to participate in soil fertility projects

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Ohio State Soil Fertility Lab is looking for farmers and crop consultants from across the state to cooperate with a number of projects this year.

Claude P. Sheppard, Jr.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

SEVILLE, Ohio — Claude P. Sheppard Jr., of Seville, died Jan. 27, 2015.

USDA gives nonbrowning apples the green light

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has deregulated two apple varieties genetically engineered to resist browning.


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