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A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 24, 2014:

Thursday, July 24, 2014

WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA members have been busy. Four members from the Northwestern FFA Chapter had the opportunity to visit the nation’s Capital July 8-13 while attending a leadership conference consisting of FFA members from around the country. Shannon Garrison, Zach Berry, Kaci Way, and Rachelle Howman attended this event. Each day of the conference had a different theme.

Carroll County Fair 2014

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Carroll County market animal sales totaled almost over $100,000 over the 2013 market sale.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 24, 2014:

Thursday, July 24, 2014

BEACH CITY, Ohio — The Green Valley 4-H Club met July 14 at the Beach City Grange to discuss Stark County Fair decorations and the group’s community service project.

Ducks should be abundant for hunting season

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch reports that when fall and winter come around in Ohio, duck hunters should be in luck.

What’s happening with hops in Ohio

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

In terms of both production and economic opportunity, hops growing is hot in Ohio. But the second year of a study by Ohio State, at its Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, has yielded both good returns and cause for concern.

Western Illinois University offers resources to local farms

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

AgriNews reports that Western Illinois University’s School of Agriculture is not only nationally recognized, but also provides assistance to area farmers through their organic research farm.

Drones could be useful in farming, according to professor

Monday, July 21, 2014

Columbia Daily Tribune recently reported that Bill Wiebold, professor at the University of Missouri, shared his ideas about how drones could be used for farming.

Buffalo, New York art exhibit features rice farming

Friday, July 18, 2014

A photographer has found one particular subject to focus on for a collection of his pieces: rice.

Ohio Farmers Union to hold farm bill forum

Friday, July 18, 2014

Expert panel moderated by Ohio Farmers Union will include federal experts.

Infographic: Pennsylvania and West Virginia shale drillers

Friday, July 18, 2014

Pennsylvania and West Virginia have seen numerous oil and gas companies with permits and wells. Read about Ohio Marcellus and Utica shale news: Marcellus and Utica shale: Production nearly doubles in Ohio View the infographic for Ohio’s shale drillers here. View the infographic about the shale industry’s history in Ohio and Pennsylvania here.

Infographic: Ohio producing wells

Friday, July 18, 2014

As of June 18, 2014, drilled and producing wells were located in 16 Ohio counties.

Infographic: Shale did you know…

Friday, July 18, 2014

More drilling permits are being issued as oil and gas companies continue to explore the Marcellus and Utica shale plays.

Ohio ranchers adding to cattle numbers

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Even amid growing prices, the demand for beef remains, so Ohio cattle ranchers are adding to their herds.

ODA is spreading the word on sensitive crops

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Concerns that late-season applications of herbicides like dicamba and 2,4-D could become more common has led to the development of the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Ohio Sensitive Crop Registry (OSCR).

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 17, 2014:

Thursday, July 17, 2014

BURTON, Ohio — Geauga PrimeTime 4H Club met June 17 to discuss preparation for the upcoming Skillathon. There were 30 minute species meetings to help the younger and less experienced members learn what they need to pass Skillathon. Also at the meeting a committee was formed to help find a gift for the buyers to […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 17, 2014:

Thursday, July 17, 2014

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio — Natalie Miller, a senior at Miami Trace High School and a member of the Miami Trace FFA chapter, was elected to serve on the 2014-2015 Ohio FFA State Officer Team as State Secretary. The State FFA Officer team subsists of six constitutional officers and up to ten district presidents. Applicants […]

Trumbull County Fair Livestock Sale Results 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014

July 12, 2014 Sale Total:    $237,657.65 Total Lots:          229 STEERS Number of Market Lots: 16 Average: $3.67/pound with champions; $3.62/pound without Number of Carcass Lots: 9 Average: $4.13/pound with champions; $4.75/pound without Grand champion: Luke Culp Bid: $4/pound              Weight: 1,364 pounds Buyer: Casey and Greg Machak Reserve champion: Chloe Williams Bid: $4.05/pound              Weight: 1,1.94 pounds […]

A round-up of FFA news for the week of July 17, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Natalie Miller, a senior at Miami Trace High School and a member of the Miami Trace FFA chapter, was elected to serve on the 2014-2015 Ohio FFA State Officer Team as State Secretary.

A round-up of 4-H news for the week of July 17, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014

BURTON, Ohio — Geauga PrimeTime 4H Club met June 17 to discuss preparation for the upcoming Skillathon. There were 30 minute species meetings to help the younger and less experienced members learn what they need to pass Skillathon. Also at the meeting a committee was formed to help find a gift for the buyers to […]

2014 Twilight Dairy Tour draws a wide variety of visitors

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The estimated 2,000 people at this year’s Wayne County Twilight Dairy Tour came for a variety of reasons, including “date night.”

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