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.
Throughout history, millions of soldiers have marched into wars to protect the freedoms of their countries. Remembrance Day is a solemn time to commemorate those soldiers’ achievements and sacrifices and to pay respects to soldiers who died in battle.
Senior citizens who look forward to a property tax break at 65, known as the Homestead Exemption, could soon find themselves ineligible if they make more than $30,000 a year.
A new documentary film from an Emmy award-winning filmmaker is now securing funding for post-production via the Indiegogo crowd-funding platform.
A Penn State Soil Judging Team won the Northeast Regional Soil Judging Contest held Oct. 21-25 near Adamstown, Md.
Combines may still be harvesting this year’s crops, but smart farmers are already thinking about next year’s planting.
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Four members of the Zane Trace FFA Chapter were recognized for their work in agriculture research during the 86th National FFA Convention in Louisville. In the national FFA agrisicence fair, Audrey Hoey and David Glass received third place honors and a gold rating in the senior team division of the food science […]
WOOSTER, Ohio — The 2013 Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium will concentrate on, “Looking to the Future: Marketing, Nutrient Management, and Product Demand.” The event will be held Dec. 14 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Shisler Conference Center, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster. The program will feature all segments of the sheep and goat industries. […]
With corn producers reporting nearly 3.6 million acres of prevented planting in 2012 and with current 2014 crop prices favoring corn over soybean production in many areas, a decline in corn acreage in 2014 seems unlikely.