BURTON, Ohio — The Breeders and Feeders 4-H club finished off the year at the Great Geauga County Fair. Members held an end-of-the-year picnic and discussed the club’s next fundraiser. At the Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 4 and 5, the club members will have games and baked goods for sale along with vegetables from gardens. […]
University of Kentucky researchers harvested the university’s first hemp crop in decades Sept. 23.
Today’s increased investment cost for replacement animals has producers examining heifer inventories and replacement needs.
Since their introduction in 1996, genetically engineered, often called genetically modified, feed crops have become an increasing component of livestock diets.
Buckeye Central FFA members participated in the Crawford County Soil Judging Contest Sept. 23.
A recent death and serious injury resulting from gases inside a Lancaster County, Pa., silo are grim reminders to those working and living on farms that gases produced during the fermentation process can be deadly.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), along with financial information services company Markit, have held the third “forward” auction in 2014 for the sale and purchase of nutrient credits in Pennsylvania’s Chesapeake Bay watershed. What is it A “forward” auction means that the certified credits […]
In two years, the historic Kister Mill in southwest Wayne County will turn 200.
LONDON, Ohio — So far, most of the conservation practices in the Lake Erie watersheds and across Ohio are done on a voluntary basis, and farmers generally want to keep it that way. But that could change, depending on the situation in Ohio’s water bodies. Terry Cosby, the state conservationist for the USDA Natural Resources […]
A byproduct of coal-fired power plants could make an exceptional soil amendment and help reduce nutrient loss.
Heritage Cooperative expands its Kenton, Ohio, facility.
CARROLLTON, Ohio — The Carroll County Cattlemen’s Association combined forces with the Carroll County 4-H and OSU Extension for a fall meeting to find out the best way to winterize a cattle herd. Organizers like John McKarns and Dr. Keith Burgett said without the organizations working together, the event wouldn’t have come together. The event […]
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 22, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has released a new version of its popular My American Farm app for iPads, Android tablets and Kindle Fire. The app is available for download on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon. The new version of the app, My American Farm 2.0, contains […]
The Environmental Protection Agency has dropped an appeal for a ruling concerning a West Virginia farm.
Former U.S. Representative James Traficant sustained injuries in a farm accident on Sept. 23.
Pipelines and processing facility expansions in the southern Utica are on the way.
EPA approves permits for storing carbon.
USDA gives the go-ahead to Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist corn and soybean traits.
The Lillie Farm is full of dairy history, but as times changed, so did it. It is now a grain farm.
On Sept. 16, nine students in the Zane Trace Agriculture Leadership and Communications class traveled to the Farm Science Review in London, Ohio, to promote the Food For Thought Grant Program.