The Pa. Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Farmland Preservation is stepping up its campaign to purchase agricultural conservation easements.
A federal judge in Michigan has temporarily stopped the pork checkoff from getting dismantled.
Programs are planned in western Pennsylvania for both the beginning and the experienced beekeeper.
The USDA announced Jan. 17 that not enough valid petitions were received to require a referendum on the beef checkoff.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources biologists report finding a variety of mussels in the Big Darby Creek.
Canton series on the opera is a great opportunity for music lovers to learn more about the opera.
President Bush has so many competing priorities he’s unlikely to advocate major changes in ag policy.
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture recently released $5.6 million for the construction of a new Pennsylvania Livestock Evaluation Center.
More beef cattle are eating frozen food this winter. And that’s good, says a University of Missouri forage specialist.
A new examination of some of the most widely used middle school physical science textbooks has found texts with egregious errors.
Farm Bureau rep’s comment regarding the Noble County visioning program angers another county resident.
Here’s some Super Bowl weekend trivia for you: Did you know the phrase “back to square one” has its roots in football?
If hog slaughter increases 4 percent to 5 percent this fall, compared to fall 2000, widening spreads between live hog and wholesale pork values will likely result in Iowa-southern Minnesota hog prices averaging in the upper $20s.
The West Virginia Direct Marketing Association’s annual conference will be held at the Ramada-Downtown in Wheeling Feb. 2 and 3.
Who’s running the nation’s forest management program? Editor Susan Crowell questions recent decisions made in Washington.
A new exhibit at the Arms Family Museum of Local History in Youngstown outlines the history of firefighting in the Mahoning Valley from the formation of its earliest companies to the present.
If they can develop a small piece of plastic you use to talk to people half way around the world, then battery-operated vehicles, with small engines running generators to recharge these batteries, could produce vehicles that would travel 200 miles per gallon.
More than 260 farm, construction and outdoor power equipment exhibitors will fill four buildings on the state fairgrounds at this year’s Power Show Ohio, Jan. 26, 27 and 28.
Farm markets that sell fresh fruits and vegetables are still exempt from Ohio’s new regulations. But as soon as the market does so much as cut a melon in half with a knife, the market will now require a risk level one food processing license.
By adjusting management practices, milk producers could probably obtain bonuses with little or no added production costs.