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Members of the Oil and Gas Technical Advisory Board selected

Thursday, April 9, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Five members of the Oil and Gas Technical Advisory Board (TAB) have been selected.   TAB’s mission is to increase transparency and communication about regulating the unconventional oil and gas drilling industry.   TAB is authorized under the 2012 Oil and Gas Act to advise the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in […]

Ohio State researcher committed to the science of animal health

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Linda Saif grew up around farm animals and developed a lifetime appreciation for their health and wellness.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of April 9, 2015:

Thursday, April 9, 2015

WEST SALEM, Ohio — On March 27, members of the Northwestern FFA chapter competed in the state judging contests at the Ohio State Fairgrounds.   Members participated in dairy foods, wildlife management, equine management, poultry and general livestock.   Emily Finley, Emily Flinn, Marshall Geiger, Hannah Hockenberry, Sarah Maximovich, Reiley Murphy and Shania Reed competed […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 9, 2015:

Thursday, April 9, 2015

EAST CANTON, Ohio — The Happy Farmerettes and Farmers 4-H club of East Canton, Osnaburg Township, held their second meeting of the year at the Thouvenin home.   Rebecca Maurer gave a health report on blueberries and how they fight cancer and help with memory. Samantha Hoover gave a safety report on riding bikes and […]

Hey, W.Va. farmers, is that lime what the label says? Get free testing

Thursday, April 9, 2015

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture encourages buyers of bulk fertilizer and lime to have their deliveries tested to ensure the product meets the guaranteed analysis on the label.

ODNR taking conservation award nominations

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Individual farmers, partnerships or family farm corporations are eligible for nomination.

Research shows raw milk dramatically increases risk for illness

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

According to research, consumers are nearly 100 times more likely to get a foodborne illness from drinking raw milk.

Ohio’s second captive deer tests positive for wasting disease

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Deer is from the same Holmes County herd as the 2015 case.

Drones prove useful for farmers

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Drones manufactured by Event 38 can be operated from smartphones.

Ohio governor signs nutrient bill with ag limitations

Thursday, April 2, 2015

New law will prohibit manure and fertilizer application to frozen and snow-covered ground in the western Lake Erie basin.

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