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Agriculture reaching out to disabled veterans

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The National AgrAbility Project is expanding its services to veterans with disabilities interested in agriculture.

A round-up of FFA news for the week of October 9, 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The Hillsdale FFA Agronomy team won a spot to go and compete at the Big E on Sept. 13 in Minnesota.

Grain farmers encouraged to safeguard export markets through stewardship

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Farmers using certain biotech traits reminded to safeguard their crop.

Best of the Buckeye Program offers youth opportunities

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Best program offering scholarships, cattle shows.

Corn producers listen up: Store it on your own property if possible

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – With a record amount of corn likely headed to market in the next few weeks and corn prices still very low, a Purdue University agricultural economist is advising growers to consider storing their crop on their own property if they can. Alternatives The alternatives are to pay a premium for space […]

Marcellus and Utica shale: Southeastern Ohio continues to lead the way

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued 183 permits to drill new wells and 22 were issued granting permission to drill deeper.

Vilsack calls for new beef checkoff program

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Two federal beef checkoff assessments? It could happen if industry fails to reach consensus.

New center links farm co-ops and Ohio State

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

A donation to Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has established a new agribusiness cooperative center.

Harvest still in early stages, but progress being made

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Grain farmers take advantage of mild weather, before the rain.

Traficant supported agriculture

Monday, October 6, 2014

Farmer-reader appreciated that the late Jim Traficant not only listened, but delivered strong, passionate explanations to the other members of the House to present the message of his constituents.

Ohio Celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11

Monday, October 6, 2014

Young people across Ohio are celebrating National 4-H Week Oct. 5 though Oct. 11.

Pennsylvania approves harness racing standards

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Drivers must now use two hands on the reins at all times, which restricts motion of the whip to a flick of the wrist and forearm.

What will the future of farming look like?

Saturday, October 4, 2014

A lot has changed in agriculture over the years.

Lower winter heating costs predicted for Ohio

Friday, October 3, 2014

Ohioans should see lower natural gas heating bills this winter.

Jewett farm builds corn maze to raise money

Friday, October 3, 2014

The inaugural season of the Jewett Wildcat Community Center corn maze opened Sept. 19 and will run through Nov. 2, in conjunction with the community center’s annual Harco House of Horrors haunted house fundraiser.

Mahoning Valley industries on EPA’s greenhouse gas report

Thursday, October 2, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency has released its latest annual report, and several Mahoning Valley industries and landfills have made the list.

OSU economist says taxing farmers would resolve phosphorus issue

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Economist says a 135 percent tax would result in an acceptable reduction in phosphorus leaving farmers’ fields

MWCD board cuts assessments in half

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Property owners will see their assessments paid to the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District cut in half beginning next year.

Western Pa. farm roots reach to 1769

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Nearly 250 years of family ancestry, local legend, historical records and funny anecdotes tell a story of a family’s love for their land.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Oct. 2, 2014:

Thursday, October 2, 2014

BURTON, Ohio — The Breeders and Feeders 4-H club finished off the year at the Great Geauga County Fair. Members held an end-of-the-year picnic and discussed the club’s next fundraiser. At the Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 4 and 5, the club members will have games and baked goods for sale along with vegetables from gardens. […]

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