Friday, August 18, 2017

The Pennsylvania family that lost their entire dairy herd in a barn fire Aug. 2 continues to recover, although the future of their farm is uncertain.
grandparents day

We want to know what you learned from your grandparents! Reply to get your grandparent's name in the September 7 issue, just in time for Grandparents' Day!

Farmers' sentiment about the agricultural economy climbed to 139 in July — the highest level recorded in 2017 since January.
Butler Farm Show crowd before sale

4-H and FFA members received strong support at this year's Butler Farm Show market livestock sale, including a new record bid for the grand champion goat.
Giauque pulling

Stacy Giauque led this year's Holmes County tractor pull, which was dedicated in memory of her husband, Brad.

The deadline to submit nominations for the Women in Agribusiness Demeter Award of Excellence has been extended to Aug. 16.

The Center for Dairy Excellence and Penn State Extension Dairy Team are hosting a Dairy Industry Breakfast for dairy professionals.

FSMA requires facilities processing animal food to comply with new current good manufacturing practices and to implement a written animal food safety plan.
graduation mortarboard and diploma

The Ohio AgriBusiness Association will donate $50,000 to complete the endowed scholarship fund that was started last year.

Penn State Extension has received funding to provide no-cost drinking water testing to a limited number of homeowners.
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