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Farm Science Review opens with farm bill commodity discussion

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The 2014 Farm Science Review is underway, with new terms and technologies on display.

AgriBusiness Association offers leadership program

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Program will address looming retirement surge.

Free online webinars offer latest in research and relevant topics

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Technology Tuesday webinars begin Sept. 23.

OFBF to make $1 million investment in water quality program

Monday, September 15, 2014

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation has launched a $1 million water quality action plan, with special emphasis on the Western Lake Erie Basin. The plan includes two goals: Farm Bureau will help all qualifying farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin obtain required fertilizer certification by Earth Day 2015. This April 22 target […]

What does the future hold for your gas royalties? A new app may be able to tell you

Monday, September 15, 2014

Penn State is offering a web-based app to look at data across Pennsylvania.

Be on the lookout for signs of barn, silo fire

Sunday, September 14, 2014

After wet growing season, producers should be on the lookout for the signs of high heat and fire in their forages.

Ohio farmers encouraged to practice ‘quality’ no-till

Sunday, September 14, 2014

No-till field day highlights the many benefits of ‘quality’ no-till.

Group works to save historic Hudson Farm

Sunday, September 14, 2014

When Donald Barlow ceased dairy operations in 1995, he and his wife, Helen, donated the roughly 65 acres that remained of the Case Barlow farm to the First Congregational Church of Hudson. When the church announced plans to sell the property for development a group of Hudson citizens and business owners, as well as city officials, stepped forward to save the property.

Robot can navigate cornfield, spray fertilizer

Friday, September 12, 2014

Add “robot” to your list of agricultural buzzwords.

Custom farming rates going up, but so are the costs

Friday, September 12, 2014

Planting, tillage and harvesting all show significant price increases, according to Ohio State’s biennial custom farming survey.

Ohio fertilizer rule about education, awareness

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Farmers say new certification to apply fertilizer will be a way of continuing their education, and helping protect resources.

Rebuilding the animal ag industry

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The livestock industry will rebuild, but it will take time.

Strategy, perseverance keep 200-year-old farm moving

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Seven generations have worked the Anderson Farm in Canfield, Ohio. The farm has been recognized by the Ohio Department of Agriculture and U.S. Senate as being a bicentennial farm.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Sept. 11, 2014:

Thursday, September 11, 2014

BELLEVUE, Ohio — The week of Aug. 10 started the most busy time of the year. It’s fair week. The Bellevue FFA not only supports the students that participate in showing livestock, we also operate the Porkchop Stand. Over the course of the week students will sign up for shifts and serve anything from hot […]

Breeding soundness exams render better lambing, kidding seasons

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Using only one ram? If you don’t do a breeding soundness exam, you’re risking big bucks.

Ohio farmers engage in on-farm nutrient research

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Northwestern Ohio farmers aren’t waiting to tackle the issue of water quality.

Online class will help smaller poultry farmers

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Many small farms integrate a poultry enterprise — and many new farmers get started with poultry — because chickens, eggs, turkeys, and ducks are popular with customers, low-investment, quick-turnaround enterprises.

Corn stocks estimate: Does it matter?

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Corn prices continue to be dominated by expectations of a large U.S. harvest.

Eclipse lists production from wells in Monroe, Harrison counties

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Eclipse Resources Corporation recently released production figures from two of the company’s pad locations consisting of a total of seven Utica Shale wells.

Livestock producers urged to enroll in disaster assistance program

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is encouraging livestock producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30, as congressionally-mandated payment reductions will take place for producers who have not acted before that date. Livestock producers who have experienced grazing losses since October 2011 and may be […]

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