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Hot weather prompts advice on preventing, managing silo fires

Friday, August 19, 2011

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A farm-safety expert in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is warning about the danger of silo fires.

Ohio farms worth $4,300 per acre

Friday, August 19, 2011

Ohio’s farm real estate value, including all land buildings, averaged $4,300 per acre for 2011, up 7.5 percent from 2010.

Deadline approaching to sign up for giant Miscanthus program

Thursday, August 18, 2011

CONNEAUT, Ohio — Aloterra Energy is encouraging farmers and landowners to sign up quickly to grow giant Miscanthus, a non-invasive, perennial grass used for energy production.

OSU to host beef and forage night at Jackson Agricultural Research Station

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

JACKSON, Ohio — Beef producers are dealing with the rising costs of feed and inputs for making hay, not to mention the impact of this year’s weather on forage quality and seeding.

U.S. EPA bans sale, use of DuPont’s Imprelis herbicide

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

SALEM, Ohio — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered DuPont to halt the sale, use or distribution of Imprelis, an herbicide marketed to control weeds, vines and certain grasses.

USDA’s FSIS tells inspectors to get tough on livestock mishandling

Monday, August 15, 2011

WASHINGTON — The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a directive Aug. 15 with new instructions to its inspectors to ensure the humane treatment and slaughter of livestock presented for processing at FSIS-inspected facilities.

Several speakers on tap at Manure Science Review in DeGraff

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

DEGRAFF, Ohio — The 2011 Manure Science Review is set for Aug. 16 at the Winner Family Farm, DeGraff, in western Ohio.

New fertility data for cattle can help producers make breed selections

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

COLUMBUS — A new Expected Progeny Difference from the American Angus Association and improvements in DNA technologies mean even better data for beef producers, according to Ohio State University Extension beef coordinator John Grimes.

Kent State adds Ohio’s first associate degrees in wine industry

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Kent State University at Ashtabula has been approved by the Ohio Board of Regents to offer two new associate degree programs in the wine and grape industry. Each degree program is the first of its kind in Ohio.

Green Ribbon Fairs program to showcase soybean products at 11 fairs

Friday, July 15, 2011

ST. LOUIS — The soybean checkoff’s Green Ribbon Fairs program will introduce millions of fair attendees — from both rural and urban areas — to the benefits of soy-based consumer and industrial products.


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