Monday, August 21, 2017

Biochar has the ability to attract and hold nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium ions, metals and other compounds.
POET Biorefining-Marion plant

POET Biorefining-Marion broke ground Aug. 15 to expand its production capacity from 70 million gallons of ethanol per year to 150 million gallons.

A new telemedicine program through the Butler Health System in western Pennsylvania is giving patients more free time and less wait time.

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.
Get 4 Weeks of Farm and Dairy Home Delivered Sign Up for your FREE Trial
Hello. Add your message here.