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Horse owners: Learn the best ways to control parasites

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Taking a whole-farm approach to control can cut down on deworming, save money on products that are no longer effective on your farm, help you learn which horses have natural resistance and which ones are “shedders”, and help reduce parasite resistance.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 1/17

Saturday, January 17, 2015

The top stories from the week Jan. 11 through Jan. 17, 2015.

It’s ice fishing season on Lake Erie

Friday, January 16, 2015

Around areas where the ice typically freezes first — East Harbor, parts of the Sandusky Bay area and off of Catawba Island — anglers are out in the cold temperatures for their sport.

New Castle auctioneer named champion bid caller at Pa. Farm Show

Friday, January 16, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Jeff Pennington, of New Castle, was named champion auctioneer at the 36th Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Contest, Jan. 14, at the 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show.

Power Show Ohio reformats itself for exhibitors

Friday, January 16, 2015

The 45th Power Show Ohio changes include different days of the week.

Scenes from the 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show

Friday, January 16, 2015

There’s always plenty to see at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Here are some photos from our quick trip to Harrisburg this week.

N.Y. continues to open new markets for agricultural economy

Thursday, January 15, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said farmers in New York set a sales record in 2013, with $5.68 billion in cash receipts — more than $1 billion more than three years earlier.

Grazing council gearing up for 2015

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Eastern Ohio Grazing Council plans workshops.

Fertilizer training in Wayne County

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Wayne County fertilizer training dates.

Increase your milk quality in 2015

Thursday, January 15, 2015

TRANSFER, Pa. — The Penn State Extension Dairy Team will offer several workshops around the state to educate producers, farm managers and milkers on proper milking techniques and practices to produce a high quality product. Designed to help increase productivity and profitability on dairies, these hands-on workshops will focus on consistent milking practices that emphasize […]

Marcellus and Utica shale: Harrison County leads December permit totals

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 53 new permits in December, with Harrison County’s 22 new permits marking the most issued in the state last month.

Your health starts here: Reading nutrition labels (Infographic)

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A lot of information is packed into a nutrition label, from serving size to percent daily value (% DV).

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 15, 2015:

Thursday, January 15, 2015

WEST SALEM, Ohio — On Jan. 6, several members of the Northwestern FFA Chapter participated in a Christmas Tree pick-up for the community. Members Zach Berry, Ben Vaughan, and Cody Tegtmeier all helped out with this project. Members went to areas around the Northwestern School District to pick up the trees. The trees were then […]

Ohio salutes its bicentennial and centennial farms

Thursday, January 15, 2015

In 2014, the Ohio Department of Agriculture recognized 104 new century or bicentennial farms owned by the same family for at least 100 or 200 consecutive years.

Antlered does give hunters an unusual surprise

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Deer biologists predict that only one in 5,000 or less than one in 10,000 antlered does exist among the antlered deer population.

Quality alfalfa requires good fertility

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Alfalfa begins growth in the early spring and continues all season, which calls for continuous nutrient demand.

Ohio’s hog inventory down from 2014

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Market hog inventory, at 60.1 million head, was up 2 percent from last year, and up 1 percent from last quarter.

Stark County to hold farm bill meetings

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Meetings to educate producers and landowners.

Opting out: Farm bill exempts more organic farmers from checkoffs

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

A proposed rule change announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Dec. 15 would expand an exemption from national research and promotion check off orders to include 95 percent organic farmers, handlers, marketers and importers — otherwise known as “primary organic” operations.

National alfalfa ratings posted online

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Database allows you to search varieties.

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