DENVER — The deadline for the submission of nominations for the annual American Sheep Industry Association Awards is Nov. 20. Four categories There are four award categories available for nomination: – The McClure Silver Ram Award is dedicated to volunteer commitment and service and is presented to a sheep producer who has made substantial contributions […]
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As federal agencies respond to President Barack Obama’s executive order to redouble efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay, the challenge in Pennsylvania is to focus on local initiatives aimed at helping agricultural producers and their nonfarming neighbors adopt conservation practices that can improve water quality in bay tributaries, according to […]
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Whether you are a veteran deer hunter or a novice, plan to attend the “Venison: From Field to Table” workshop sponsored by Ohio State University Extension in Knox, Noble and Monroe Counties. There will be two dates and locations for the workshop: Saturday, Oct. 3, in Knox County at 1025 Harcourt […]
There are lots of myths that some people have about wind energy and its potential.
WOOSTER, Ohio — A new pest has been identified in Ohio soybeans, but whether or not its presence will be a problem remains to be seen. Ron Hammond, an Ohio State University Extension entomologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, said the root mealybug has been found in some soybean fields. He and […]
LONDON, Ohio — Grain storage and handling can be fatal if the proper safety precautions are not followed. This year’s Ohio State University Farm Science Review, Sept. 22-24, will be the site of agricultural grain rescue demonstrations to emphasize the importance of following these precautions when working with grain. Designed to educate. Ohio State University […]
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Run with pink pigs and shoot up the corn maze with pink paintballs for cancer awareness at Niederman Family Farm this fall.
We asked our readers to answer this question….What was the best buy you ever got at an auction? Our readers took us up on the chance to tell their stories and responded with some amazing accounts of their auction bargains. They submitted incredible stories of hidden treasures and complete surprises. They all really did get […]
This year’s Farm Science Review runs Sept. 22-24 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio.
WASHINGTON — A new initiative — ‘Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food’ — will begin a national conversation to help develop local and regional food systems and spur economic opportunity. Video To launch the initiative, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recorded a video to invite Americans to join the discussion and share their ideas for ways […]