Senior citizens who look forward to a property tax break at 65, known as the Homestead Exemption, could soon find themselves ineligible if they make more than $30,000 a year.
A new documentary film from an Emmy award-winning filmmaker is now securing funding for post-production via the Indiegogo crowd-funding platform.
A Penn State Soil Judging Team won the Northeast Regional Soil Judging Contest held Oct. 21-25 near Adamstown, Md.
Combines may still be harvesting this year’s crops, but smart farmers are already thinking about next year’s planting.
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Four members of the Zane Trace FFA Chapter were recognized for their work in agriculture research during the 86th National FFA Convention in Louisville. In the national FFA agrisicence fair, Audrey Hoey and David Glass received third place honors and a gold rating in the senior team division of the food science […]
WOOSTER, Ohio — The 2013 Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium will concentrate on, “Looking to the Future: Marketing, Nutrient Management, and Product Demand.” The event will be held Dec. 14 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Shisler Conference Center, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster. The program will feature all segments of the sheep and goat industries. […]
With corn producers reporting nearly 3.6 million acres of prevented planting in 2012 and with current 2014 crop prices favoring corn over soybean production in many areas, a decline in corn acreage in 2014 seems unlikely.
For wheat growers, it’s a truism: Plant varieties that are resistant to prevalent diseases.
But what if the wheat plant has to pay a price for resistance, possibly reducing its yield? Is the resistance worth it?
Agronomists from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have updated a fertility recommendation calculator designed to provide major field crop growers with guidance on fertilizer application rates and costs.
Mycogen Seeds is adding seven new BMR and TMF corn silage hybrids for the 2014 growing season, including five with SmartStax trait technology.
Corn farmers will soon start shopping for hybrids for the 2014 crop and according to a Purdue Extension agronomist, the number one factor they need to consider is yield consistency.
Today’s egg production is more efficient than previous decades and leaves a smaller environmental footprint.
The team working in Penn State’s Root Lab, led by Jonathan Lynch, professor of plant nutrition, is studying what the rest of us don’t see — the work going on underneath the ground that enables the growth of healthier crops.
Pop star Katy Perry has found herself in an awkward situation stemming from the release of her new album, Prism — which has been named a ‘bio-security concern.”
The effects of seed coating on forage seed establishment and yield can be inconsistent, so it is important for producers to ask questions when making decisions about purchasing coated forage seed.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Switchgrass is a multipurpose crop native to Kentucky. Once established, switchgrass grows well on marginal land, but it takes several years to produce a significant crop. Researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment have investigated methods to improve establishment time, which could make the crop more appealing […]
According to the ODNR, there are 35 Marcellus shale permits and 953 permits for drilling in Utica shale.
A project spearheaded by scientists in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Uganda’s Makarere University is helping African youths establish businesses and generate income.
COLUMBUS – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation recently made employee changes and promoted five staff members. Chad Endsley Chad Endsley has been promoted to general counsel for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. Endsley will guide the organization in all legal matters and serve as legal adviser to the board of trustees, executive vice president and […]
Agreement could add a 40 cent per bushel premium for ethanol corn.