Thursday, May 5, 2016
Prison fence

Ohio announces plan to sell prison farms, to raise millions for rehabilitation.
truck unloading corn

The outlook for row crop agriculture is not pretty, but imagine how much worse things would be if farmers hadn’t had the vision 25 years ago to build the ethanol industry, says renewable fuel proponent.
Boyert Greenhouse and Farmvideo

Boyert family balances a greenhouse business and farm in Medina County.
Central Pa. Food Bank bowl

With the funding appropriated through the state’s 2015-16 budget, the commonwealth’s charitable food banks will buy surplus agricultural products produced in Pennsylvania.
shale

Monroe County led Ohio for the highest number of permits issued, at six permits.
FFA logo

This week's roundup includes news from the Northwestern, Anthony Wayne, Warren, West Holmes, Zane Trace and Black River FFA chapters.

The leading maker of home and garden pest control is removing neonicotinoids from its products.
Court, pipelines and shale

The Sunoco Mariner East 2 will run from Scio, Ohio, to Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, and will carry only pure (99 percent+) liquefied propane and butane.
Front of Ohio Statehouse

CAUV reform bill getting attention in Senate committee.
Scott Higgins speaking

Ohio Dairy Producers Association hears from Domino's at spring meeting.
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