According to Kansas State University agricultural economist James Mintert, “If foot-and-mouth becomes more widespread, it could provide a boost to U.S. pork exports,” Mintert said. “Conversely, if FMD enters the U.S., it could result in pork-importing countries restricting U.S. access to their markets.
Herman Beck-Chenoweth will conduct a hands-on course May 10-12 at his research farm in Creola.
Mahoning County’s newest 4-H club, The North Jackson Corral Crue started out a family affair, but now has 10 youth, ranging in age from 8 to 16.
Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery in Columbus will open April 26 the exhibit, “Made By Loving Hands: Amish Children’s Clothing, Toys and Quilts,” from the Thomas and Marsha French collection
More than 38,000 acres in Ashland, Ashtabula, Coshocton, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Harrison, Holmes, Knox, Licking, Lorain, Lucas, Mahoning, Medina, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, and Wayne counties are targeted for aerial treatment.
The index can be used to predict the risk of phosphorus runoff from pastures fertilized with animal manure or commercial fertilizers
Charles Gander, of Stoneboro, Pa., has turned his “big toys” into a booming business, turning a lifelong love affair with machinery into a custom farming sideline growing as fast as corn in July.
The herbicide atrazine isn’t causing groundwater pollution, but its effect on surface water is another question.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded four brownfields grants worth $2.8 million to Ohio communities: Columbus, Lockland, Mansfield and a joint grant to Cleveland and Lima.
British scientists call for a form of rapid, preemptive slaughter known as “ring culling.”
A glossary of real estate auction terms, most of which apply to all types of auctions.
Fewer 16- and 17-year-olds were involved in fatal crashes, and fewer were involved in crashes involving alcohol use.
The Carroll County Ohio Premium Beef Cattle Producers have made a few changes to the way they will cooperate to improve the genetics and marketability of their cow-calf operations, and are about to breed a second round of calves.
Brad Baker, class of ’89, was the guest speaker at the West Branch FFA Awards Banquet April 19, which also recognized West Branch graduate and now ag education teacher Greg Sharp as its Honorary Chapter Farmer.
The current John Lennon exhibition has been extended at least through the end of the year and an exhibit on Stuart Sutcliffe, the “other” Beatle, will open May 15.
Lake Farmpark will hold its 11th annual HorseFest. May 19-20.
Western Reserve held its annual FFA banquet and awards ceremony March 30.
The Cross Creek Farm Rug Hooking School will hold a guest day and a hooked rug show May 3 from 1-7 p.m. at the Punderson Manor, Newbury, Ohio.