WASHINGTON — Information from the 2007 Census of Agriculture is available at the congressional district level in online profiles published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Provides snapshot “The new congressional district profiles provide a snapshot of agriculture at a local level,” said NASS Deputy Administrator Carol House. “This information will […]
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Emerald ash borer beetles, an invasive species that destroy ash trees, were identified in Granville, Mifflin County, according to Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff. The beetle was first detected in Pennsylvania in the summer of 2007 in Butler County and was found again the following summer in Mercer County. Quarantine expanded To help […]
H1N1 flu outbreak diminishes pork markets because of unfounded fear around the world.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two news and informational columns written by Purdue University Agriculture specialists are now available as podcasts. Two podcasts Podcasts of “On Six Legs” by entomologist Tom Turpin and “Capital Comments” by agricultural economist Larry DeBoer can be downloaded at www.ag.purdue.edu/agcomm/Pages/NewsPodcasts.aspx. “On Six Legs” takes an entertaining look at the insect world, […]
– Garner Auctioneers LLC of Carrollton, Ohio, held a firearms and ammunition auction at the Garner Auction Center April 23 with 187 bidders in-house and 200 registered online to buy the 141 firearms offered. This collection had many very desirable firearms including several new in-the-box, including the top-selling item, a Parker A1 special by Winchester […]
ALBANY, Ohio — The Alexander FFA chapter held District 10 officer training April 24 at Logan High School. Members in attendance included Zach Crabtree, Noelle Eveland, Ethan Sayers, Ben Smith, Tim Smith, Jessie Sinclair, Jacob Smith, Whitney Mullins, Heather Gould, Kathy Kasler, and Kim Holcomb. Breakout sessions were held to train the president, vice president, […]
BROWNHELM, Ohio — The Four Leaf Clovers 4-H club had its third meeting at Firelands Elementary School April 20. Members went over the dates for quality assurance, animal judging and weigh-ins, animal possession deadlines, camp dates and Cedar Point day. During the previous meeting, members approved the Constitution and voted on officers. The next meeting […]
ST. LOUIS — The Monsanto Company has filed suit in federal court in St. Louis against E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., to prevent unlawful use of Monsanto’s proprietary Roundup Ready(R) herbicide tolerant technologies in soybeans and corn. Unethical “As the saying goes, imitation is […]
The Carroll County Antique Collectors’ Club held its first Spring Tractor Drive May 3 at Jack and Sally Sutherland’s home with 77 participants in attendance. There were 43 units in the procession, with the oldest being a mid-1930’s model Farmall F-20 owned by Gary and Janie Mardis of Mechanicstown and the newest being a late […]
The owner of Witmer’s Feed and Grain and a former manager go head to head in allegations made against each other.