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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.

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.

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