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Forest supervisor extends closure order for sites

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

NELSONVILLE, Ohio – To enhance public safety and help prevent the spread of white-nose syndrome (WNS) among bats, Wayne National Forest Supervisor Tony Scardina has extended an existing Closure Order for all underground mines, tunnels, and historic iron furnaces on National Forest System lands in the Wayne National Forest. Ohio’s first case In 2011, wildlife […]

Brown Swiss breeders plan convention

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The Pennsylvania Brown Swiss Breeders are hosting this year’s National Brown Swiss Convention which will be held four days in June and feature two tours.

Ohio Heartland Sheep Improvement plans summer events

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Farm tours and picnic planned for June-August.

Precautions, preparation help Pa. brace for avian flu threat

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Pennsylvania preparing in advance for avian influenza threat.

Dinner Guest: Home is where the food is

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

By Sarah Cross Everyone creates his own image when you think of “home.” For some, it may be their “home place,” where they were raised. For others, it could be the place where they raised their children. Perhaps “home” is simply with your significant other. When I think of home, I think of food —  […]

Ohio 4-H’er on poultry show ban: ‘In my heart, I still have earned first place’

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

It’s hard, but Putnam County 4-H’er understands Ohio’s decision to ban county fair poultry shows to minimize the risk of bird flu spreading.

Amid ban, poultry exhibitors told to think creatively

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

County and state fairs still deciding what to do about this year’s poultry ban.

Austin Ayars, 1980-2015

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Austin Ayars was a father, husband, veterinarian and dairy farmer from Champaign County.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed in Canada geese in Michigan

Monday, June 8, 2015

Michigan confirms first cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza, or bird flu, in free-ranging Canada geese.

Predator control technology on Ohio Sheep Day agenda

Friday, June 5, 2015

XENIA, Ohio — Ohio Sheep Day 2015 is scheduled for July 11 and will be held at Schoolhouse Shropshires Farm, home of Jim and Denise Percival. The farm is located in Greene County. Schoolhouse Shropshires is a purebred Shropshire and commercial sheep operation grass-in the flat country of Greene Co., concentrating their efforts on Shropshire […]

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