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Ohio’s water quality issue mostly voluntary, for now

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

LONDON, Ohio — So far, most of the conservation practices in the Lake Erie watersheds and across Ohio are done on a voluntary basis, and farmers generally want to keep it that way. But that could change, depending on the situation in Ohio’s water bodies. Terry Cosby, the state conservationist for the USDA Natural Resources […]

Gypsum: the mineral that could help balance others

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

A byproduct of coal-fired power plants could make an exceptional soil amendment and help reduce nutrient loss.

Heritage Co-op announces Kenton ag campus expansion

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Heritage Cooperative expands its Kenton, Ohio, facility.

OSU vet debunks cattlemen’s myths

Monday, September 29, 2014

CARROLLTON, Ohio — The Carroll County Cattlemen’s Association combined forces with the Carroll County 4-H and OSU Extension for a fall meeting to find out the best way to winterize a cattle herd. Organizers like John McKarns and Dr. Keith Burgett said without the organizations working together, the event wouldn’t have come together. The event […]

Foundation releases new My American Farm app

Monday, September 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 22, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has released a new version of its popular My American Farm app for iPads, Android tablets and Kindle Fire. The app is available for download on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon. The new version of the app, My American Farm 2.0, contains […]

EPA drops West Virginia farm’s Clean Water Act case

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency has dropped an appeal for a ruling concerning a West Virginia farm.

Traficant in critical condition after farm accident

Friday, September 26, 2014

Former U.S. Representative James Traficant sustained injuries in a farm accident on Sept. 23.

Joint venture means more gas gathering and processing in southern Utica

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Pipelines and processing facility expansions in the southern Utica are on the way.

U.S. EPA approves carbon sequestration permits

Thursday, September 25, 2014

EPA approves permits for storing carbon.

USDA allows commercialization of Enlist

Thursday, September 25, 2014

USDA gives the go-ahead to Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist corn and soybean traits.

Lillie Farm: Adversity won’t keep this farm down

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Lillie Farm is full of dairy history, but as times changed, so did it. It is now a grain farm.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Sept. 25, 2014

Thursday, September 25, 2014

On Sept. 16, nine students in the Zane Trace Agriculture Leadership and Communications class traveled to the Farm Science Review in London, Ohio, to promote the Food For Thought Grant Program.

Kentucky research explores irrigation questions

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Irrigated acres have doubled in the past five years in Kentucky but still remain under 10 percent of the state’s total acreage.

Pennsylvania cheese production up 5 percent

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Keystone State’s Italian varieties, with 261.6 million pounds, were 5.1 percent above 2012 production and accounted for 61.3 percent of total cheese in 2013.

Soil bacteria could help farmers grow more crops

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Believe it or not, the thing that could change farming isn’t the climate or a new piece of equipment.

New record at Tuscarawas County Fair sale

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Tuscarawas County Fair set another sale record.

Equipment companies showcase their newest at Farm Science Review

Monday, September 22, 2014

From planters to harvesters, the focus continues to be on high-tech, precision equipment.

Celiac disease v. gluten intolerance

Friday, September 19, 2014

Many people are familiar with the gluten-free movement, even if they don’t tailor their diets around gluten-free foods.

Identifying teen alcohol and drug abuse

Friday, September 19, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The number of teens who abuse tobacco, alcohol, drugs and other substances hasn’t changed much in the past couple of decades — but for those who are prone to addiction for one reason or another, the menu of substances to choose from is larger than ever. Parents have to educate themselves about […]

Can you make money with chestnuts? Learn how Nov. 6

Friday, September 19, 2014

While the chances of an American chestnut variety becoming a timber tree again is likely decades away, Bob Stehli of Wintergreen Tree Farm said there is money to be made in chestnuts.

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