Thursday, November 26, 2015
Massey Ferguson tractors at Farm Science Review 2015

AGCO achieved a remarkable success when Fendt, Massey Ferguson and Valtra, three of its leading brands, achieved all but one of the Tractor of the Year 2016 Awards at Agritechnica this week.
wind turbines

The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture and Fair Shake Environmental Legal Services is hosting a free webinar, “Renewable Energy for Pennsylvania Farms” from 7-8 p.m. Dec. 1.
FFA logo

This week's round-up includes news from the Black River, Northwestern, Zane Trace, Indian Valley, Waterford and Richmond Edison FFA chapters.
4-H logo

This week's round-up includes news from the Western Reserve Rangers and Lone Rangers 4-H clubs.
coal plant

The 400 MW, 65-year-old plant was shuttered in 2014 in response to low natural gas prices and the onset of strict environmental regulations promulgated by the Obama Administration.
Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Carl Shaffer

Carl Shaffer became only the 13th recipient of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau's top individual award in the 65-year history of the farm group.
Cuts of meat

R&C Packing, of Bidwell, becomes first to slaughter livestock in the Cooperative Interstate Shipment program.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is partnering with the USDA, pork and dairy producers, and environmental and scientific experts to launch a competition to develop affordable technologies that recycle nutrients from livestock waste.
grocery aisle

After years of planning, public comments and revision, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finalized the rules governing produce safety and the auditing of food imported into the U.S.
evergreen trees

Some of the trees were grown at farms in Mahoning, Trumbull and Wayne counties.