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Five Ohioans charged for federal crop insurance fraud

Friday, May 23, 2014

Federal investigation alleges nearly $1.6 million in crop insurance fraud.

Free webinars for water well owners

Friday, May 23, 2014

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 renews farm protection

Friday, May 23, 2014

New York has $20.5 million available for farmland protection efforts, the first time in five years the grant program has been offered.

Nearly half of America’s youth population is a minority

Friday, May 23, 2014

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 to build ag campus and research farm in Marysville

Thursday, May 22, 2014

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.

Energy independence is at the top of the list at Pa. oil and gas conference

Thursday, May 22, 2014

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 […]

Pa. oil and gas conference: Severance tax and legislation are big topics

Thursday, May 22, 2014

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 […]

Biodiesel producers say reduced RFS is hurting business

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Survey finds nearly six in ten biodiesel producers have idled production

Pasture walk to feature grass-fed beef

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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 […]

Farm Science Review to move antique tractor displays

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Antique tractors will be moved to the plot areas, allowing more space for commercial exhibits.

Spring planting requires increased focus on safety

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

As spring planting heats up, remember to be safe.

Gardening boom: One in 3 U.S. households is now growing food

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Near 36 million American households are growing food in a garden — the highest level of food gardening in more than a decade

Retail meat prices: Up, up and away

Saturday, May 17, 2014

As grilling season approaches, expect to pay more for your favorite cuts.

Columbiana County: 500 youth attend annual field day

Friday, May 16, 2014

Students from across Columbiana County gathered to attend the annual field day hosted by the Columbiana County fairboard and the OSU Extension.

Start scouting for pests

Friday, May 16, 2014

WOOSTER, Ohio — A migrating moth that can cause significant stand loss in corn is just one of the pests growers should be on the lookout for as they gear up for spring planting. Black cutworms Black cutworms have been reported in Indiana and Pennsylvania in significant numbers in traps set up by entomologists to […]

NRCS starts signup for conservation easements; deadline is June 6

Friday, May 16, 2014

Applications for new farm bill program due June 6.

GMO vs. Non-GMO: Panel discusses what it means

Thursday, May 15, 2014

A panel of farmers, the Ohio Farm Bureau and a seed dealer gathered to discuss the controversy surrounding GMO vs. Non-GMO.

Ag in the Class visits Wayne County, Ohio

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Wayne County fifth graders hear about where their food comes from during Farm Bureau event.

Hilcorp Energy: Forced pooling fight continues in Pa.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Some legal wrangling has stalled the the first-ever spacing order application for an unconventional shale gas well.

The Andersons reports first-quarter earnings

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

MAUMEE, Ohio —The Andersons announced first-quarter net income attributable to the company of $22.7 million, or $0.80 per diluted share, on revenues of $1 billion. In the same three-month period of 2013, the company reported results of $12.6 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, on $1.3 billion of revenues. Ethanol earnings The Ethanol Group achieved […]

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