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  • Ohio’s organic farming operations are largely halted by weather

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  • USDA extends crop program deadlines until April 7

News Results

A roundup of FFA news for the week of March 19, 2015:

Thursday, March 19, 2015

RAVENNA, Ohio — Southeast FFA members Amber Zavara and Jonathan Fesemyer will be competing in the state public speaking contest.   The chapter is hosting its 63rd annual FFA banquet March 26 at 7 p.m. In addition to the dinner and awards recognition, the evening will include an auction, with approximately 30 students selling their […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of March 19, 2015:

Thursday, March 19, 2015

MONTVILLE, Ohio — The Thompson Ledge Dairymen met March 7. Members decorated the window at Thompson Tractor for 4-H week. Three members participated in the ATI judging contest in Wooster. They were Alyssa Prester, Trent and Kali Weber.   * * *   CORTLAND, Ohio —The Trumbull County 4-H Judging Team meets every third Sunday […]

Pa. tested bull sale set March 27

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Auction features 86 bulls from four breeds; online viewing and bidding available.

Carroll Co. fetes top milk producers

Thursday, March 19, 2015

John Neider, Redien Holsteins and Red and Whites, Carrollton, received the Carroll County Dairy Promotion Board’s 2015 Distinguished Service Award.

Snow geese likely victims of avian cholera

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

About 2,000 snow geese on their return flight home to Alaska were found dead in southeastern Idaho.

Some still skeptical of beef checkoff changes

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group has signed a memorandum of understanding detailing enhancements to the national beef checkoff. Not all stakeholders, however, are in line with the proposed changes.

No clear-cut answer: Forestry groups say checkoff battle is not over

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — The Ohio Forestry Association has yet to take an official stance against the proposed Hardwood Lumber and Hardwood Plywood Promotion, Research and Information Order. But it may be coming soon. At its annual meeting earlier this year, many OFA members were surprised to learn a hardwood checkoff proposal was still being considered […]

Record low snowpack in Cascades, Sierra Nevada

Friday, March 13, 2015

WASHINGTON — Warm temperatures in February contributed to further snowpack decline in the Cascades and Sierra Nevada.

Proposed rules set for drone use; comment until April 24

Friday, March 13, 2015

The FAA will accept public comment on proposed drone use rules until April 24,but don’t look for the final rules until at least next year.

Cyanobacteria could help manage nitrogen to benefit Chesapeake Bay

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Cyanobacteria are a potential tool to increase nitrogen-use efficiency.


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