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Antlered does give hunters an unusual surprise

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Deer biologists predict that only one in 5,000 or less than one in 10,000 antlered does exist among the antlered deer population.

Quality alfalfa requires good fertility

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Alfalfa begins growth in the early spring and continues all season, which calls for continuous nutrient demand.

Ohio’s hog inventory down from 2014

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Market hog inventory, at 60.1 million head, was up 2 percent from last year, and up 1 percent from last quarter.

Stark County to hold farm bill meetings

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Meetings to educate producers and landowners.

Opting out: Farm bill exempts more organic farmers from checkoffs

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

A proposed rule change announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Dec. 15 would expand an exemption from national research and promotion check off orders to include 95 percent organic farmers, handlers, marketers and importers — otherwise known as “primary organic” operations.

National alfalfa ratings posted online

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Database allows you to search varieties.

Mid-Ohio Growers Meeting offers practical, profitable approach

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Despite inclement weather, growers came from across Ohio and other states to brush up on their growing and marketing skills.

Mahoning County: Study confirms connection between fracking and earthquake risk

Monday, January 12, 2015

A study from Miami University researchers shows that 77 earthquakes were produced while a Utica shale well was being fracked.

Used combines from across state lines can spread No. 1 weed

Monday, January 12, 2015

Know where your feed, seed and equipment come from.

XTO to restore areas damaged by gas extraction

Sunday, January 11, 2015

XTO will spend an estimated $3 million to restore eight sites damaged by unauthorized discharges of fill material into streams and wetlands and will also implement a comprehensive plan to comply with federal and state water protection laws at the company’s West Virginia’s oil and gas extraction facilities that use horizontal drilling methods.

Nutrient balance and integrated management are keys to optimal corn yields

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Cropping systems specialists from Kansas State University and Purdue University have completed a comprehensive review of corn research in the U.S. and worldwide over the past 100 years.

Farming in the cold

Saturday, January 10, 2015

The extreme cold weather we have been experiencing often times prompts radio and TV newscasts to remind us of items such as to keep your pets inside and how to care for your pets during the cold weather.

FirstEnergy projects support expanding shale gas facilities in Ohio Edison territory

Saturday, January 10, 2015

New facilities, including a high-voltage substation and transmission lines, were completed to accommodate new natural gas processing facilities and other energy-intensive operations in Ohio’s Utica Shale region.

Farm bureaus join forces to teach how to test drinking water

Friday, January 9, 2015

The US EPA recommends that private water wells be checked every year for the presence of coliform bacteria, nitrates, and any other contaminants of local concern.

American Energy Appalachia Holdings, LLC formed

Friday, January 9, 2015

AEA will operate a strong position of more than 300,000 net acres in the prolific Utica and Marcellus shale plays located in eastern Ohio and northern West Virginia.

Northeast Ohio: Plans for farm bill workshops set

Friday, January 9, 2015

Landowners will need to decide whether or not to update their property’s crop yields and determine whether or not to re-allocate the farm’s base acres by Feb. 27.

Tallmadge barn fire kills 15 horses

Friday, January 9, 2015

A Tallmadge horse farm lost 15 horses in a barn fire Thursday.

Butter sculpture highlights effort to bring milk to at-risk Pennsylvania residents

Thursday, January 8, 2015

A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter and showcasing a fundraising campaign for an innovative food bank milk program was unveiled Jan. 8 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show.

Agriculture, real estate companies received drone permits

Thursday, January 8, 2015

The FFA had only issued 11 drone permits previously.

At Crosswind: Wind farms still promising, but with new challenges

Thursday, January 8, 2015

While Ohio’s first two wind farms were promising and now have some proof to back them up, the rest of the state is at a critical point, waiting to see which way the wind will blow.

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