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At Meadowhawk Farm, a turkey’s diet influences its taste

Friday, November 14, 2014

Meadowhawk Farm raises bronze and heritage turkeys.

Honey bee habitat: Ohio funding available in early 2015

Friday, November 14, 2014

This year, several NRCS state offices, including California, Florida and Ohio, are setting aside additional funds for similar efforts.

Acorn poisoning is a threat to cattle and sheep herds

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Acorns from this year’s fall crop could cause kidney failure in animals, particularly in cattle and sheep.

OCA members to offer replacement female sale

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Sires represented include Angus, Charolais, Gelbvieh, Limousin, Maine-Anjou, Red Angus, Shorthorn and Simmental.

Corn stalks make inexpensive feed source after harvest

Thursday, November 13, 2014

After harvest, corn fields still hold value.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline: Dominion asks FERC to begin review

Thursday, November 13, 2014

$4.5 billion-$5 billion pipeline would bring 1.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day to North Carolina and Virginia.

Marcellus and Utica shale permit update: Harrison County leads in October

Thursday, November 13, 2014

So far, 1,581 horizontal drilling permits for Utica shale wells have been issued by the ODNR and 1,148 have been drilled.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Nov. 13, 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Blake Campbell of the Waterford FFA Chapter won the National FFA Organization’s proficiency award in Swine Production Entrepreneurship. Campbell is one of four people who competed for this award at the national finals from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1 during the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. Campbell raises and markets five […]

New app fights urge to text and drive

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Three-in-four people admitting to at least glancing at their phones while behind the wheel.

Farm Credit Mid-America provides 299 ways to say thanks

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

In keeping with the season, Farm Credit Mid-America launches its 299 Ways to Say Thanks campaign aimed at acknowledging farmers, customers and the rural community for all they do to invest in and secure the future of agriculture and rural America.

New Pennsylvania rules make water quality priority

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

More than 24,000 comments have been received by the Pennsylvania DEP in regards to new oil and gas drilling regulations.

Groups and colleges unite to create national task force on antibiotic use

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

A national task force has been created to advise the federal government on the use of antibiotics in production agriculture.

Farmland preservation programs have changed, but same focus

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Ohio’s farmland preservation options have changed slightly, but still committed to protecting agricultural land.

No-till conference to address top issues

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Water quality issues will dominate no-till conference.

Farm Credit introduces Homegrown by Heroes

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

MidAtlantic Farm Credit, has announced the Homegrown by Heroes initiative, a national food labeling program for veteran farmers.

Forage school coming to Jefferson

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Forage school to be held in January.

Women farmers need to be recognized for their work

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Editor: It’s almost impossible to imagine but according to the recent Women Farm survey of farms in Ohio, there are 32,237 women farm operators doing a variety of work in traditional farming, niche farming, agri-tourism and organics. As a woman farmer I would like to have more access to information, better linkages to other women […]

Esselburns are a true family of ‘Aggies’

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Esselburn family is committed to education, agriculture, careers and country.

Number of women with concealed carry permits up from 2008

Monday, November 10, 2014

One of the ways that women are protecting themselves against violence and crime is by obtaining a concealed carry permit.

Margin protection programs dominate fall dairy meetings

Monday, November 10, 2014

Dairy farmers have some new risk management tools to consider this fall, which were the main focus of the fall meetings of Ohio Dairy Producers Association.

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