MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA Chapter sent the senior parliamentary procedure team to the sub district parliamentary procedure contest at Indian Valley High School Nov. 20. The team placed third and the team was made up of president: Marris Hoffee; vice president: Regina Miller; secretary: Juanita Miller; treasurer: Jaeden Roloff; reporter: Payten Boring; […]
MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — The Ridge Runners 4-H club assembled approximately 80 fruit baskets to give to the elderly at its monthly meeting Dec. 13. The fruit was purchased through the local FFA chapters at Cameron High School and John Marshall High School. Each family also donated to “Coats for Kids” rather than participating in a […]
NY organic program sets winter meetings for Jan 13, Feb 10, March 10.
IRVINE, Calif. — It will take about 11 trillion gallons of water (42 cubic kilometers) — around 1.5 times the maximum volume of the largest U.S. reservoir — to recover from California’s continuing drought, according to a new analysis of NASA satellite data. The finding was part of a sobering update on the state’s drought […]
New corn record tops 500 bushels per acre.
10 things beginning farmers should know. (Hint: It takes years for some to master good management practices.)
Between 2007 and 2012, total expenditures for state and local governments increased by 18.2 percent, from $2.7 trillion to $3.2 trillion, while total revenue declined 1.1 percent over the same five-year period, from $3.1 trillion to $3.0 trillion.
Legislation allowing businesses to write off up to $500,000 of an equipment purchase made in 2014 was signed by President Barack Obama Dec. 19, and farm equipment dealers geared up for a flurry of year-end business.
A dedicated team of Ukrainian dairy farmers worked ‘round the clock to set the new record, spreading 4,217 metric tons of manure across 548 acres in 24 hours.
The app is powered by GPS technology and allows for rescue crews to get to the farmer more quickly than in the past.
The third national vegetable grafting symposium, Growing New Roots for the Vegetable Industry, will be held Jan. 8 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center in Savannah, Georgia.
Oil is falling, transportation is changing, and who know knows what that might mean for 2015.
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack withdrew his proposal to create a second beef checkoff program Dec. 19.
New options provide greater coverage for losses when natural disasters affect specialty crops.
Volunteers with OSU Extension Master Gardeners participated in Wreaths Across America, which places wreaths on veterans’ graves.
The Smithville FFA chapter’s senior Parli Pro team competed at Triway High School and placed second against three other teams in the Parliamentary Procedure competition Nov. 25.
A propane shortage last January left agriculture producers and home consumers scrambling to keep their home warm in one of the coldest winters in recent history.
The 1,000 pound cow was considered a safety hazard after it caused damage to several vehicles and almost caused minor traffic accidents.
United Producers will pay $500 to settle with GIPSA.
Farmers who are owed money for grain deposits with Schwan Grain should call ODA’s Grain Warehouse Section at 614-728-6410.