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  • Thirteen states sue EPA, Army Corps of Engineers over definition of waterways

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Robotic milkers breathe new life into three-generation Pennsylvania dairy

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Three generations agree: Robotic milkers were a great addition to their western Pennsylvania dairy farm.

Can Ohio avoid the ‘bust’ after the shale gas boom?

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Only good planning for the Utica shale gas boom by Buckeye State leaders can avoid the ‘natural resources curse’ that was witnessed after the state’s coal heyday.

Muskingum Watershed Conservancy puts brakes on sale of its water to drillers

Friday, June 8, 2012

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District has halted water sales to the oil and gas industry until the conservancy district can update its water supply policy.

Fewer honeybees lost over winter

Monday, June 4, 2012

The previous five years, winter honeybee losses were around 30 percent, but only 22 percent died this year.

Ohio farmers: Check your wheat for stripe rust

Friday, June 1, 2012

It’s not as common in Ohio, but stripe rust could be a problem in some wheat fields this year, and some growers are already seeing signs.

N.Y., Pennsylvania renew water use agreement

Friday, June 1, 2012

Pennsylvania has signed a one-year renewal of an agreement governing the management of water in the Delaware River. The flexible flow management program was also signed by Delaware, New Jersey, New York and New York City.

Economist: Dairy title in new farm bill cuts volatility by protecting margins

Monday, May 28, 2012

One of the dairy measures proposed for the next farm bill would kick in when the price received for milk sinks too close to the cost of feed.

The self-employed, and not just farmers, boost rural economies

Friday, May 25, 2012

Economic leaders in rural areas should recognize and encourage self-employed entrepreneurs.

Insiders: U.S. energy independence not reality until 2030 (if ever)

Friday, May 25, 2012

Many energy executives see the U.S. not reaching energy independence until 2030.

Farmers, you can still switch to corn if alfalfa stands are looking marginal

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Even after you take off your first cutting, you could still rotate out of alfalfa, especially if you plant corn for silage.

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