Saturday, February 6, 2016

Several ag and governmental organizations have partnered to develop a survey that will ask producers to document conservation.
bird flu in Dubois Co., Ind.

The USDA has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H7N8 avian influenza, or bird flu, in a commercial turkey flock in Dubois County, in southcentral Indiana. This is a different strain of HPAI than the strains that caused the 2015 outbreak.
Vilsack speaks

U.S. Ag Secretary Vilsack announced the extension of a program to help fight rural poverty in Ohio.
man holding cell phone

The charges alleged that they deceived consumers with unfounded claims that Lumosity games can help users perform better at work and in school, and reduce or delay cognitive impairment associated with age and other serious health conditions.
Sign on Bowman farm

The new century or bicentennial farms were owned by the same family for at least 100 or 200 consecutive years.

Belmont County may lead Ohio, but Washington County in Pennsylvania had the highest number of permits issued there.
Smithville FFA novice parliamentary procedure team

This week's round-up includes news from the Crestview, Hiland, Smithville and Northwestern FFA chapters.
4-H logo

This week's round-up includes news from the Montour Valley (Independence Township, Pa.), Breeders & Feeders (Newbury, Ohio) and Farmer's Pride (Rogers, Ohio) 4-H clubs.
milking parlor

Two panel discussions were featured at the joint annual partners meeting of the Center for Dairy Excellence and Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania in December.
Panel of Pa. secretaries of agriculture

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Five former Pennsylvania secretaries of agriculture joined current Secretary, Russell Redding, on stage during the 100th anniversary Pennsylvania Farm Show Jan....
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