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Vilsack says bioproducts complement ag, create a new economy

Thursday, October 9, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack spoke about the opportunities of products made from plants and agriculture, during the Bioproducts World Showcase.

Getting back to home-cooked meals

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Is the home-cooked meal going by the wayside? One research team’s findings say it might be.

Could be a good year for creep feeding

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Creep feeding could offer additional benefits this year.

Coshocton County readies for fall farm tour

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Coshocton County fall foliage and farm tour announced.

Farm Credit to hold AgBiz classes

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Topics covered include trends in agriculture, strategic business planning, preparing for your lender, constructing a balance sheet, understanding lending decisions and ethics.

They grow ‘sweet fruit and sour people’

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The winter of 2014 destroyed the McConnell peach crop, but that’s hasn’t closed the market.

Agriculture reaching out to disabled veterans

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The National AgrAbility Project is expanding its services to veterans with disabilities interested in agriculture.

A round-up of FFA news for the week of October 9, 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The Hillsdale FFA Agronomy team won a spot to go and compete at the Big E on Sept. 13 in Minnesota.

Grain farmers encouraged to safeguard export markets through stewardship

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Farmers using certain biotech traits reminded to safeguard their crop.

Best of the Buckeye Program offers youth opportunities

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Best program offering scholarships, cattle shows.

Corn producers listen up: Store it on your own property if possible

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – With a record amount of corn likely headed to market in the next few weeks and corn prices still very low, a Purdue University agricultural economist is advising growers to consider storing their crop on their own property if they can. Alternatives The alternatives are to pay a premium for space […]

Marcellus and Utica shale: Southeastern Ohio continues to lead the way

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued 183 permits to drill new wells and 22 were issued granting permission to drill deeper.

Vilsack calls for new beef checkoff program

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Two federal beef checkoff assessments? It could happen if industry fails to reach consensus.

New center links farm co-ops and Ohio State

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

A donation to Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has established a new agribusiness cooperative center.

Harvest still in early stages, but progress being made

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Grain farmers take advantage of mild weather, before the rain.

Traficant supported agriculture

Monday, October 6, 2014

Farmer-reader appreciated that the late Jim Traficant not only listened, but delivered strong, passionate explanations to the other members of the House to present the message of his constituents.

Ohio Celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11

Monday, October 6, 2014

Young people across Ohio are celebrating National 4-H Week Oct. 5 though Oct. 11.

Pennsylvania approves harness racing standards

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Drivers must now use two hands on the reins at all times, which restricts motion of the whip to a flick of the wrist and forearm.

What will the future of farming look like?

Saturday, October 4, 2014

A lot has changed in agriculture over the years.

Lower winter heating costs predicted for Ohio

Friday, October 3, 2014

Ohioans should see lower natural gas heating bills this winter.

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