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Andy White: Champion at LMA’s first World Livestock Auctioneer Championship qualifier

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Ohio, Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas auctioneers qualify for world contest.

Pennsylvania governor signs bill increasing transparency over gas leases

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has signed three bils into law involving agriculture or land.

Ohio State Fair to require DNA submission and electronic identification

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

New regulations for all market beef animals.

Blog: Giant pumpkins are a labor of love for the Moshers

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

For the Moshers, growing giant pumpkins is a rewarding hobby.

Harvest of Change: Oculus VR creates virtual reality farm experience

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oculus VR’s Harvest of Change goes far beyond the farming video game.

Goose feeding now banned in Columbiana’s Firestone Park

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Columbiana has made it illegal for residents to feed Canada geese.

3D printer creates plants, forms gardens

Saturday, October 25, 2014

A computer scientist has found a way to print plants with a 3D printer.

Teams from Ohio State and China exchange visits to gain knowledge

Friday, October 24, 2014

Working towards long term cooperation, a team of Ohio State Extension and the China’s Ministry of Agriculture exchanged visits to each other’s countries.

Chronic wasting disease confirmed in Ohio captive deer

Friday, October 24, 2014

First case of chronic wasting disease confirmed on Holmes County preserve. No evidence the disease affectshumans.

First Columbiana and Stark Farm Bureaus’ Farm Frenzy brings family fun

Thursday, October 23, 2014

In addition to getting an up-close look at farm machinery, numerous vendors and representatives from the Winona Fire Department participated in the Columbiana and Stark County Farm Bureaus’ first Farm Frenzy event.

Study shows soft drink consumption can take up to 4.6 years off life

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A new study shows a link between daily sugary drink consumption and aging, shaving as much as 4.6 years off a person’s life.

Part I: Interstate pipelines planned in Ohio

Thursday, October 23, 2014

There are several types of pipelines being constructed, including collection lines, intrastate lines and interstate lines.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 23, 2014:

Thursday, October 23, 2014

WATERFORD, Ohio ­— For the first time in its history, the Waterford FFA rural soil judging team has qualified to compete in the national soil judging contest. After placing in contests hosted by the Washington and Perry County Soil and Water Conservation districts, both the rural and urban Waterford FFA teams advanced to the Ohio […]

EPA registers ‘Enlist Duo’ herbicide

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The EPA is registering the herbicide, Enlist Duo with new restrictions to manage the problem of resistant weeds.

Shepherds’ symposium Dec. 6

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The 2014 Buckeye Shepherds’ Symposium will be held Dec. 6 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Shisler Conference Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster.

Shammos win Stark SWCD award

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Board of supervisors elections, the naming of the SWCD Cooperator of the Year, and the outlining of 2015 programs topped the agenda at the Stark Soil and Water Conservation District’s 64th annual banquet Oct. 16 at R.G. Drage Career Technical Institute.

NOAA forecast doesn’t indicate Polar Vortex repeat this winter

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The winter outlook report released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts equal chances of a colder winter than normal in Ohio.

Will Americans accept self-driving cars?

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

As technology develops, self-driving cars become more realistic.

Ohio Farm Bureau tackles CAUV concerns

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is examining the complex formula used in calculating Current Agricultural Use Value.

Ohio CAUV tax rates: What goes up, must go up some more

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Ohio farmers are up in arms over latest round of CAUV property tax increases, in some cases up by 300 percent since the last triennial update.

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