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Saving limbs, to saving life: Chain saw safety is more than a buzzword

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Reporter Chris Kick recently attended a chain saw safety workshop with the Ohio Forestry Association. This is his account of the experience.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 10, 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014

During the Sew Sew Sweet 4-H sewing club’s June meeting, a member brought up her idea for her community project.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 10, 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Pymatuning Valley FFA chapter has remained busy the first month of summer.

Marcellus and Utica shale drilling permits: Monroe County is drilling hot spot

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported 25 new permits were issued for drilling in Monroe County during June.

Agricultural Act to ease new farmers’ into trade

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

In order to encourage young farmers in the industry, the Agricultural Act of 2014 will provide funding for programs and initiatives to train and mentor them.

Harrison County Fair auction results

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Auction results from the 2014 Harrison County Fair in Cadiz, Ohio.

Census of Agriculture: North Dakota ranked first in farm size

Monday, July 7, 2014

When it comes to the size of farms, The Census of Agriculture ranks North Dakota first among the states in the number of large farms.

Ohio farm groups announce new water quality initiative

Monday, July 7, 2014

The diverse group is lead by farm bureau members, universities, business and industry leaders. It plans to conduct an opinion poll over the next few weeks.

Ohio sheep producers eligible for FSA help with Cache Valley Virus

Monday, July 7, 2014

The USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Ohio was recently approved to accept Cache Valley Virus (CVV) as a qualifying disease for the FSA Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program.

Ohio man wins 2014 ‘Super Summer Slam Down’ bid calling championship

Monday, July 7, 2014

Peter Gehres, of Hilliard, Ohio, was named 2014 bid calling champion June 11 at the “Super Summer Slam Down” bid calling championship, part of the Midwest Auctioneers Roundup, held in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Salem’s Century House focuses on the future

Monday, July 7, 2014

Few organizations can boast having being in operation through 23 presidents, two economic depressions, and two world wars. Century House of Salem is among those rare places that can.

Ohio court update: Holmes County decision partly overturned

Monday, July 7, 2014

The appellate court ruled the trial court overstepped its jurisdiction by ordering a well to be plugged.

Double cropping research helps northern New York dairy farmers

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Research conducted on northern New York farms by Cornell University researchers is helping farmers enhance their production of forage crops for dairy cows.

Crawford County, Pa. Raney dairy farm to host open house

Saturday, July 5, 2014

J-RA Holsteins is located just miles from the Ohio border in Adamsville, Pennsylvania.

Funding offered to improve housing in Pa. areas impacted by gas drilling

Friday, July 4, 2014

Funding to address housing needs comes from Marcellus Shale impact fees.

Meigs County men plead not guilty to crop insurance fraud

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Meigs County men enter pleas in federal crop insurance case.

Hog, pig inventory lowest since 2007

Thursday, July 3, 2014

As of June 1, there were 62.1 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, the lowest inventory since 2007, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published June 27 by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Marcellus and Utica shale: Production nearly doubles in Ohio

Thursday, July 3, 2014

With the increase in horizontal Utica shale wells coming online, production has nearly doubled in Ohio.

New research suggests a solution to student loan crisis

Thursday, July 3, 2014

As America’s student debt crisis continues to worsen, researchers at the University of Michigan and Elon University believe they have a solution — let the federal government, rather than private banks, handle student loans.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 3, 2014:

Thursday, July 3, 2014

BURTON, Ohio — Geauga County 4-H’ers and advisers participated in the 2014 Farm to Plate 4-H field trip recently. This year’s trip was based on horticulture. The first stop was at Geauga County Extension Office, where Auctioneer Mike Davis explained how the Geauga Produce Growers got started and about how the group helps smaller farms […]

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