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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.

American chestnut on the comeback trail

Friday, September 19, 2014

A century after blight erased the American chestnut from the landscape, researchers are closer than ever to bringing it back.

Ohio farm families honored for conservation efforts

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Ohio’s conservation award winners include: Gerald and Cheryl Whipple of Ottawa County; Steve and Beth Fulton of Medina County; Casey Clemens of Morgan County; Bruce and Carol Goodwin of Warren County; and Karl and Kevin Elder of Fairfield County.

Infographic: Ohio’s top producing wells as of Sept. 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Ohio’s top producing shale wells as of Sept. 2014.

Ag major equals farming? Not so much anymore

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Employers are telling ag colleges: ‘We like what we see, we need more; we can’t have enough of your graduates.’

Seed companies working on a prescription for each field

Thursday, September 18, 2014

With new data and modern technology, seed companies can now prescribe the best seeds directly to your farm.

A round-up of FFA news for the week of Sept. 18, 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The National FFA Organization has announced that three members of the West Holmes FFA Chapter will receive their American degree in November.

Ag economist advice: Hold on to your grain, if possible

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Farmers can expect at least one more price fall before the fall harvest is complete.

Utica shale: Quarterly production reports show boom

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Horizontal wells produced more gas in three months than all Ohio wells produced in 2012.

Where do you store your eggs?

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The American style of washing and refrigerating eggs isn’t all that common in other parts of the world.

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