Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Improved drainage.

USDA announces more funding for western basin conservation, says voluntary efforts are working.
Grazing horses

Penn State Extension research project takes whole-farm approach to deworming and managing parasites.
fallen tree

Dead wood is now a key feature of understanding forest biodiversity and carbon cycling as well as how stream systems function.
Care Board discusses rules

The Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board held a rule review meeting March 23.
bats in shavers creek

The variation in infection intensity observed within some North American species, such as the little brown bat, may be a hopeful sign.
Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas and his wife, Chris, of Thomas Farms in Louisville, Ohio, received one of seven national Member of Distinction awards from Dairy Farmers of America.
Dairy Farmers of America logo

Arla and Dairy Farmers of America have created a $58 million joint venture to build a small dairy plant in western New York for cheddar cheese production.
Algal bloom

Water quality study finds two ways to reduce phosphorus into Lake Erie, and one is by converting cropland to grassland.
Eastern Tent Caterpillar

Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome can cause late-term foal losses, early- and late-term fetal losses and weak foals.

It’s a commitment to agriculture, to the farming community, that drives Connie Finton to volunteer off the farm in a big way.
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