The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources warns that the best of intentions often lead to bad results when people pick up young animals, instead of leaving them where they were found.
House and Senate budget negotiators have committed an extra $79 billion to agriculture.
The Holden Arboretum at Kirtland encompasses more than 3,400 acres, and has trails through gardens, fields, woods, past ponds, and down into the valley. Tours are available.
Wisconsin dairies with serious subclinieal mastitis problems are up to seven times more likely to have antibiotic residues in their milk than producers with herds that have a low incidence of mastitis, according to the study.
Stan Hywet sponsors two vintage league baseball teams, a fun and inexpensive alternative to major league action and a return to the game “the way it was meant to be played.”
The Northeast Ohio Forestry Association met recently for the 29th annual banquet and benefit auction.
The annual Waynedale FFA member recognition banquet honored Star Greenhands, Star Chapter Farmers, Honorary Chapter Farmer, and crowned a new FFA queen.
Calvin Ernst has built a successful conservation seed company on a base of growing common weeds.
With nearly a half million votes logged, the oak received more than 100,000 votes in the National Arbor Day national tree poll.
Herbicides applied at planting need a half inch to 1 inch of rainfall within seven to 10 days, and more rain is needed in overly dry soils.
National association proposes giving growers the support they need – only when they need it.
Scouting the best defense agains the alfalfa weevil and potato leafhoppers now showing up in area alfalfa fields.
Legislation introduced to extend the Northeast Dairy Compact and to create a Southern Dairy Compact.
A new oral history project at the University of Illinois is helping to recover the routine and preserve the ordinary through the memories of Depression era undergraduates.
The National Pork Board is moving forward with its search for a new chief executive officer.
Emerson Nafziger, crop production specialist with University of Illinois Extension, writes about the unfortunate tendency to condemn GM crops before their benefits have been realized.
For the 19th consecutive year, Ohio has retained its standing as the nation’s leader in the number of Tree City USA communities.
The new first-place premium in four classes – grain seeds, wheat, oats and “other grain” – have been doubled, from $5 to $10 per winning entry. Second-place premiums in those classes were increased to $5, from $4.
The World Trade Organization’s appellate body overturned a 1999 decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission that has prompted the United States to impose import restraints on lamb meat imports.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on some of the proposals set before the U.S. House Agriculture Committee in its hearings on the next farm bill.