Thursday, August 17, 2017
US EIA natural gas production report from 2016

Pennsylvania and Ohio had the two largest annual natural gas production increases from 2015 to 2016, reflecting higher production from the Utica and Marcellus shale plays.
Hartline business planning

The Washington County AgriBusiness Planning and Analysis program celebrated its 40th year April 13 at The Career Center, Adult Technical Training in Marietta.
drought corn Farm and Dairy file photo

The USDA has designated 14 counties in Pennsylvania, including several in western Pennsylvania, as natural disaster areas, with assistance to farmers in Ohio and West Virginia, as well
western bean cutworm (Striacosta albicosta)

A warmer-than-usual winter and wet spring in the Midwest means crop pests, diseases and weeds have a head start.
grapes winter Cornell

Cornell University goes 3D to find genetic answers. The more researchers understand the complexities of the genetic system, the better breeders will be able to improve cold tolerance of grapes.
Feed alley

The long-term issues depressing dairy prices are the strong dollar, the continuing Russian embargo on EU dairy imports, and problems in the Middle East.
bird flu avian influenza

Poultry flock owners, regardless of size or confinement practices, need to set up their biosecurity game to prevent the spread of avian influenza.
shale well

Ohio’s natural gas production from Utica Shale play wells was up 43.39% in 2016.
Dairy milking parlor/Farm and Dairy file photo

The Pa. Milk Marketing Board approved two producer pricing orders March 21, including an order establishing the over-order premium at $1.60 per hundredweight through September.
Top dairy producers

Five dairy farms in Columbiana County are among the top-producing herds in Ohio, as ranked by the DHI Cooperative.
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