STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — A Jefferson County farmer lost his court battle with the Hess Corporation in May. However, other area landowners may benefit from another court fight that has a proposed settlement on the bargaining table. David Cameron, a Jefferson County dairy farmer, lost the legal battle over his oil and gas lease in the […]
VILLA MARIA, Pa. — This summer, the Sisters of the Humility of Mary will celebrate 150 years in the U.S., remembering and honoring the sacrifice and bravery of the early sisters who left France to come to the America to continue their mission of bringing abundant life to those around them. In 1864, the entire […]
MARYSVILLE, Ohio — The 2013-2014 Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) BEST (Beef Exhibitor Show Total) Program wrapped up May 10 with its annual awards banquet held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. This year’s BEST program featured 17 sanctioned shows that weaved its way across the state with 380 youth participants showing 537 head of […]
With a dry spell finally in place, many farmers spent Memorial Day weekend beginning and finishing spring planting.
WASHINGTON — Notable celebrities are supporting the National Museum of American History in celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner. Artists such as Aloe Blacc, Renee Fleming, Angie Johnson and Brian McKnight are encouraging Americans to take part in the museum’s coast-to-coast celebration. Raise it Up! Anthem for America, held June 14, is a […]
Carnegie Museum of Natural History announced the acquisition of more than 2,700 mineral specimens from private collector Bryon Brookmyer, making the museum’s collection the premier repository of Pennsylvania minerals in the world.
Biosynthetic Technologies takes the next step on the road to commercialization.
Federal investigation alleges nearly $1.6 million in crop insurance fraud.
Registration is open for two free webinars on water well construction and water testing in proximity to hydraulic fracturing being offered by the National Ground Water Association.
New York has $20.5 million available for farmland protection efforts, the first time in five years the grant program has been offered.
Diversity is increasing among America’s youth because of unprecedented population increases of minority children, particularly Hispanic, as well as a significant decline in the number of non-Hispanic white children.
Heritage Cooperative broke ground on a major agriculture campus and research farm in Marysville, Ohio, to serve its customers in the community and provide space for educational sites and test plots.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Pennsylvania is moving in the right direction — that was the feeling speakers shared at the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association’s Eastern Oil and Gas Conference held May 13. Lt. Governor Jim Cawley described the United States as being in an energy revolution and the Marcellus shale is one component of […]
PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Pennsylvania is facing an oil and gas fight over a possible severance tax and legislation regarding minimum royalty payments. The Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association made it clear during its Eastern Oil and Gas Conference May 13 that members are against the implementation of a severance tax. Job killer Association President […]
Survey finds nearly six in ten biodiesel producers have idled production
WERNERSVILLE, Pa. — Lancaster County Graziers and Pennsylvania Certified Organic will hold a pasture walk June 20 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Forrest Stricker’s Spring Creek Farms. Participants will walk the pastures and talk animal performance and pasture condition with Ian Mitchell-Innes, Mark Bader, Ned MacArthur and Forrest Stricker. Stricker has been grazing his dairy […]
Antique tractors will be moved to the plot areas, allowing more space for commercial exhibits.
As spring planting heats up, remember to be safe.
Near 36 million American households are growing food in a garden — the highest level of food gardening in more than a decade
As grilling season approaches, expect to pay more for your favorite cuts.