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Layoffs occur at John Deere Harvester Works

Monday, September 21, 2009

MOLINE, Ill. — Three hundred and sixty-seven manufacturing employees of the John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline, Ill., were placed on indefinite layoff due to reduced market demand for the factory’s products, according to Deere and Company. The layoffs affect production workers with the least seniority and took effect Sept. 21. Consistent with earlier […]

Sheep association seeking nominations

Monday, September 21, 2009

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 […]

Expert: Chesapeake Bay cleanup a local issue for Pennsylvanians

Monday, September 21, 2009

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 […]

If you are a deer hunter this workshop is for you whether you are a veteran or novice

Monday, September 21, 2009

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 […]

Nine common myths about wind energy

Monday, September 21, 2009

There are lots of myths that some people have about wind energy and its potential.

New pest identified in Ohio soybeans

Monday, September 21, 2009

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 […]

Grain rescue demonstrations to be held at Farm Science Review

Sunday, September 20, 2009

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 […]

A maze of pink: Farm features corn maze, paintball and pig race

Sunday, September 20, 2009

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.

Readers tell of their best buy at an auction

Saturday, September 19, 2009

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 […]

Farm Science Review helps farmers plan for tomorrow

Friday, September 18, 2009

This year’s Farm Science Review runs Sept. 22-24 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio.


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