Wednesday, February 22, 2017

On Jan. 27, members of the Northwestern FFA chapter listened to speakers talk about fire safety.

The seminar is open to food-related business owners, entrepreneurs, and those producing a product to sell at markets and/or other retail establishments.

Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences received a grant to design a low-cost, integrated system that can screen for deeper-rooted crops.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is hosting several family-friendly events during the remainder of February.
Don Jones, Harrison Central

Don Jones is an agriculture teacher and mentor. He focuses on student potential through FFA, supervised agricultural experiences and classroom curriculum.
AFBF Fusion Conference

The American Farm Bureau Fusion Conference was hosted Feb. 10-13 in Pittsburgh. Members inspired each other to enhance their lives on and off the farm.
heritage agland logos

Agland Co-op is merging with Heritage Cooperative, resulting in a farm co-op that will stretch across at least two-thirds of Ohio.
R&C Packing speaker

The Ohio meat summit helped bring bring producers, packers, retailers and chefs into one room to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the industry.

The Farm and Dairy surveyed local FFA programs about their plans for FFA week, see what’s going on in your area.
Hemp

Hemp isn’t marijuana. But the reputation that accompanies marijuana seems to be stunting the growth of what could be America’s next cash crop. Pennsylvania and Kentucky departments of agriculture focus on hemp research programs.
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