Cleveland Crops, an urban agriculture and food production social enterprise, has added Processing Manager Paul Keida and Farm Manager David Snodgrass to its leadership team.
NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — Do you have a concrete plan in place to transition the family farm to the next generation? OSU Extension will offer a farm transition, estate and retirement seminar Dec. 10 in New Philadelphia. This event is for all generations involved with the family farm. The purpose of the program is to […]
The best agricultural safety videos are one click away on the new YouTube channel, “U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers,” at www.youtube.com/USagCenters. The channel is a joint project of the 10 Agricultural Centers funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
In an effort to improve pre-harvest traceability and improve national disease surveillance in the pork industry, many major U.S. packers and processors will require a U.S. Department of Agriculture-approved,official premises identification number (PIN) swine tag as a condition of sale for breeding stock beginning Jan. 1, 2015.
Attorney expects Carroll County case to go to Appeals Court.
LOUDONVILLE, Ohio — Loudonville FFA sophomores Miranda Rickets and B. William Fraley earned a silver metal and fifth place in the National FFA Agri-Science Fair in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 30. Last May during the State FFA Convention, Ricketts and Fraley earned first place and a gold rating in Ohio in the agri-science area of Power, […]
BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga County 4-H Program is starting a Robotics 4-H Club to engage in Junk Drawer Robotics. Junk Drawer Robotics is a curriculum developed by National 4-H that engages youth in critical math, science, and programming skills through robotics. Youth will use everyday items to construct functioning robots. An informational meeting will […]
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Sheep and wool purchased by handlers in Indiana will begin assessment for the state checkoff program starting Dec. 1, to fund the state’s newly created Sheep and Wool Market Development Program. The program was first proposed in July of 2012 when a petition was delivered to Purdue University’s Office of the […]
Stark County Farm Service Agency Executive Director Barbara Stoll is retiring Nov. 30.
Livestock producers looking for an economical and environmentally beneficial way to deal with dead animals can earn livestock mortality composting certification through a course offered by experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has opened a proceeding that will lead to the creation of a new area code in all or portions of the 740 area code, which comprise central and southeast Ohio.
Farmers and food system stakeholders are invited to attend Good Agricultural Practices Food Safety Training from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Marion Community Center, 7474 College St., Chesterhill.
A Holmes County judge ordered an oil well plug under a 2010 Ohio law and the lease on five properties canceled.
Dreading the winter day when your car won’t start? Here’s a few tips to help avoid having an early-morning freak-out.
With the frost that hit the region in recent days, the potential for prussic acid poisoning in livestock is likely on the mind of many producers.
But, in addition to taking measures to prevent livestock toxicity, producers can also consider testing forage for prussic acid content, according to a forage expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
CAMBRIDGE, Ohio — Business and government leaders gathered in Cambridge for the Ohio Utica Midstream Development Forum Nov. 6 to discuss what the future holds for oil and gas industry. The main topic were pipelines and processing, often called the “midstream.” It’s a critical piece of the industry, as Dominion Gas officials told the group: […]
The state’s water quality bill, known as Senate Bill 150, was introduced June 25 by Ohio Sens. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, and Bob Peterson, R-Sabina. The bill has not received any formal votes, but has received testimony from interested parties within the ag community. According to the legislative analysis, which summarizes the key provisions of the […]
Annual fall dairy meetings focus on issues of interest to Ohio producers.
One in five women will experience some degree of partner violence in her lifetime. October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month, an opportunity to share the signs of an abusive relationship so you, friends or family do not become part of the statistic.
Nov. 21 webinar highlights Pa. county’s effort to manage shale gas development.