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Ohio lawmakers, farmers call for ‘sound science’ in water quality rules

Friday, January 30, 2015

The Ohio House ag committee held its first hearing of the year, and water quality was at the forefront.

American Angus bull sale averages $12,038 per head

Friday, January 30, 2015

Angus bull sale yields strong results.

Urban farming catches on in Ohio

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Citing Cleveland’s Ohio City Farm as possibly the largest urban farm in the nation up until recently, OSU Extension educator Mike Hogan explains that urban farming continues to grow in Ohio, according to Mansfield News Journal. Urban farming might involve a rooftop garden or it might mean an empty lot that’s been turned into a […]

Beef producers dig deeper into DNA

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Breeders say DNA testing can now extract information from a bull only a few weeks old that in the past would have taken 10 calves sire to determine.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Jan. 29, 2015:

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Salesville Stick and Stock 4-H Club held their kick off meeting for the new year Jan. 25 at the Salesville Church of Faith Annex.

Meigs County men plead guilty to crop insurance fraud

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Meigs County men await sentencing for conspiracy to defraud the United States.

Ohio cattlemen honor Buchy, Sutherlys with top awards

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

More than 275 attended the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association annual meeting and banquet Jan. 24 at the Nationwide Conference Center.

Ohio maple producers learn of new grading system

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

More than 300 people attended the Ohio maple syrup workshop series. The new grading system was a major topic.

Returning to the “roots” of agriculture could help current problems

Monday, January 26, 2015

Some of today’s young farmers are adopting methods such as using no-till practices and fertilizing with manure in an attempt to build carbon levels in soil.

Dairy graziers challenged to keep eye on genetics

Monday, January 26, 2015

Dairy graziers learn about how genetics and genomic testing can improve their herd.

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