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Web-based hunter access program now available

Monday, August 24, 2009

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife has teamed up with the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and the Quality Deer Management Association to announce the development of a Web-based deer hunter access program. Web site The Web site huntohiofarms.com, is now available as part of a two-year pilot project to be […]

Cattlemen can cut costs with wise bull selections

Monday, August 24, 2009

When cattle producers experience difficult economic times, one of the first areas they look to reduce costs is bull purchases, but be sure buying a cheap bull now won’t cost you dearly in the future.

Pork groups want sow buyout program

Monday, August 24, 2009

AMES, Iowa — Three pork producer marketing groups are underscoring the depth of the pork industry crisis, and requesting a sow buyout program to invigorate the U.S. pork industry. Want a buyout Producers Livestock Marketing Association, National Farmers Organization and Allied Producers Cooperative, who represent producers across the country, are asking USDA to evaluate the […]

2009 Lawrence County Fair Livestock Auction

Monday, August 24, 2009

This year’s auction at the Lawrence County Fair had 17 lots resold, with proceeds benefiting the Lawrence County 4-H and the Wilmington, Mohawk and Laurel FFA chapters. Check out bid prices, buyers and photos from the auction, as well as some other shots from around the Lawrence County Fairgrounds.

Ohio pork producers, processors donating meat to local foodbanks

Monday, August 24, 2009

The Ohio Pork Producers Council is leading an effort to generate 100,000 pounds of pork, or 500,000 servings, for the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks by April 30, 2010.

If Mother Nature cooperates, Ohio farmers could see record yields

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Could this crop year be a bin-buster in Ohio? Yes, if wheat crop is any indication.

Scholarships offered to young women

Friday, August 21, 2009

DAYTON, Ohio — American Agri-Women (AAW) is offering scholarships for women to attend their 2009 annual convention in Salem, Ore., Nov. 11-14. The scholarships are provided by the Helen Whitmore Memorial Fund. The $400 scholarships are offered to encourage an awareness of the organization among young women, to increase their active involvement and to challenge them to have a positive influence […]

USDA’s FSA expands farm storage loans

Friday, August 21, 2009

USDA improves its farm storage loan program that helps producers build or upgrade farm storage and handling facilities.

Schools should do more to prevent cheating

Thursday, August 20, 2009

COLUMBUS — Schools have the ability to drastically reduce cheating among their students “all they need to do is follow the relatively simple and inexpensive solutions suggested by research. “We know when kids cheat, why kids cheat and how kids cheat,” said Eric Anderman, a recognized expert on student cheating and professor of educational policy […]

State voters get to make the next step

Thursday, August 20, 2009

A proposal to amend Ohio’s constitution will appear on the November ballot.

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