The Ohio Supreme Court is being asked to define how the Ohio Dormant Minerals Act from 1989 and 2006 interact.
YOUNGSTOWN — The Historic Preservation Committee of the MVHS board of directors has announced the winners of the 2014 Historic Preservation Awards. These awards honor those in Mahoning and Trumbull counties who take an active role in preserving historic buildings, sites, and districts. The categories and winners are as follows: Commercial Revitalization Award • Erie […]
DENMARK, Wis. — The National Dairy Shrine has announced the winners of the Guest of Honor, Distinguished Dairy Cattle Breeder, Pioneer, Progressive Dairy Manager and Graduate Dairy Production awards for 2014. These awards were designed to honor past, present and future dairy industry leaders who have contributed to strengthening and energizing the dairy industry. Bernard […]
Building on the 2014 farm bill, program allows private entities, other partners to invest in regional conservation projects.
In addition to cereal leaf beetle, alfalfa weevil and black cutworm, crop growers need to be on the lookout for slugs, especially in fields with a history of slug damage
I had the opportunity to assist corn and soybean farmers near the town of Catandica in west central Mozambique in Africa on my third CNFA Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) volunteer assignment.
In an effort to make the two northwest Pennsylvania Wool Pools more efficient in labor management, equipment, and better on their wool poolers, the Mercer County and Lawrence County Pennsylvania Sheep and Wool Growers Directors have voted to combine their wool pools starting in 2014.
Childhood immunizations for measles have practically eliminated outbreaks of the disease in North America. However, outbreaks of the disease in North America started to pop up in 2013 and 2014. In Ohio, there are 17 reported cases in Ashland County; 6 reported cases in Coshocton County; 18 reported cases in Holmes County; 86 reported cases in Knox County; 1 reported case in Richland County and 1 reported case in Wayne County.
RALEIGH, N.C. — The Environmental Defense Fund recently announced a collaboration with Smithfield Foods and its livestock production subsidiary, Murphy-Brown LLC, that will help farmers optimize fertilizer application to grain grown for animal feed. By working with farmers and engaging all points along the food supply chain, the organizations hope to significantly reduce fertilizer runoff, […]
The future prices of both corn and wheat have increased significantly, reflecting risk in the market.
NEW YORK — On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee a new exhibition, I Live. Send Help. 100 Years of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, will be on view at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library, in New York City, from June 13 through Sept. 21. […]
CHARLESTON, S.C. — NOAA announced recently it has determined the probable location of the remains of the Civil War-era sidewheel steamer Planter, which gained national fame in 1862 when a group of enslaved African-Americans commandeered the Confederate Navy transport ship in a daring escape to freedom. The announcement was made in Charleston, South Carolina, where […]
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The upcoming “Transition Dairy Tour” will showcase the importance of cow transition. The Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania are holding a tour June 5 to see how three different farms in Central Pa. are getting results from the changes they’ve made to their transition management. The PDMP ‘Transition Tour’ will begin at […]
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — A Jefferson County farmer lost his court battle with the Hess Corporation in May. However, other area landowners may benefit from another court fight that has a proposed settlement on the bargaining table. David Cameron, a Jefferson County dairy farmer, lost the legal battle over his oil and gas lease in the […]
VILLA MARIA, Pa. — This summer, the Sisters of the Humility of Mary will celebrate 150 years in the U.S., remembering and honoring the sacrifice and bravery of the early sisters who left France to come to the America to continue their mission of bringing abundant life to those around them. In 1864, the entire […]
MARYSVILLE, Ohio — The 2013-2014 Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) BEST (Beef Exhibitor Show Total) Program wrapped up May 10 with its annual awards banquet held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. This year’s BEST program featured 17 sanctioned shows that weaved its way across the state with 380 youth participants showing 537 head of […]
With a dry spell finally in place, many farmers spent Memorial Day weekend beginning and finishing spring planting.
WASHINGTON — Notable celebrities are supporting the National Museum of American History in celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner. Artists such as Aloe Blacc, Renee Fleming, Angie Johnson and Brian McKnight are encouraging Americans to take part in the museum’s coast-to-coast celebration. Raise it Up! Anthem for America, held June 14, is a […]
Carnegie Museum of Natural History announced the acquisition of more than 2,700 mineral specimens from private collector Bryon Brookmyer, making the museum’s collection the premier repository of Pennsylvania minerals in the world.
Biosynthetic Technologies takes the next step on the road to commercialization.