Thursday, June 30, 2016
Farmers markets

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture will hold a webinar, June 8, for the new 1LOCAL (One Local) Index designed to activate a dialogue between consumers, local food businesses and the farms they support.
Prison farm dairy parlor

Supporters say plan to privatize will be better for inmates, and more efficient.
Mark Smith, NRCS

A group of Ohio county commissioners is considering the potential of voluntary water quality trading.
Roundup Ready 2 Yield Soybean field

Many grain elevators, soybean processors and other first purchasers have issued notices stating they will not accept RR2X soybeans this fall.
BEST program Make a Wish

his year’s BEST program featured 15 sanctioned shows across the state with over 550 youth participants showing 740 head of market animals and heifers.
Kubota Great Plains logos

Kubota Corporation has entered into an agreement to purchase Great Plains Manufacturing Inc., based in Salina, Kansas.
Shale gas rig

Carroll County, which continues to lead the state with the largest number of permits issued in the Utica shale, received two more in April.
FFA logo

This week's roundup includes news from the Warren, Triway, Minerva and Crestview FFA chapters.
4-H logo

This week's roundup includes news from the Flockmasters, Washington County, Mahoning County Capriculturists, Geauga County Dairymen and the Pinelakers 4-H clubs.
gavel on U.S. flag

As prison farms prepare to sell livestock, union sues for more time.
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