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Update: FFA students and community rally behind teacher

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Members of the western Pennsylvania community of New Wilmington continue to offer their support of Brett McKelvey, the 7-month-old baby born with a heart defect. Brett’s story was shared in Farm and Dairy in January, and nationally, after a local FFA student, Ty Phillips, began a fundraiser to raise funds for […]

Swapping seeds? There’s a law for that

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

When the Joseph T. Simpson Library in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, decided to launch a seed library on Earth Day 2014, the group’s promotion efforts ran headlong into the state’s seed law.

Columbiana County property owners negotiate new oil and gas lease terms

Monday, February 23, 2015

Shale leases for $10 an acre re-examined through mediation.

Landowners’ request for temporary injunction granted

Friday, February 20, 2015

The Order halts condemnation cases along the proposed TransCanada Keystone Pipeline XL route in northern Nebraska.

Ohio fruit growers brace for winter, but are hopeful for spring yields

Friday, February 20, 2015

With below-zero lows through at least next week, area fruit farmers kept a positive outlook.

Ohio Senate passes water quality bill

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Senate moves ahead with priority issue: protecting Lake Erie.

2015 Championship Tractor Pull final results

Thursday, February 19, 2015

From the Championship Tractor Pull held in conjunction with the National Farm Machinery Show, Feb. 11-14, the following results were posted from the finals.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Feb. 19, 2015:

Thursday, February 19, 2015

WINONA, Ohio — The Lone Ranger 4-H Club met Feb. 8 at Winona Friend’s Church. There were games and four demonstrations.   The first demonstration was calf care in the winter, by Von Herron; knots, by Jarod Herron; Megan and Morgan Stamp did a one-minute cookie-in-a-mug demonstration; and Lindsey Stamp talked about feeding a calf […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Feb. 19, 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Marlington FFA sent one student, Phoebe Filisky, to the subdistrict B Public Speaking contest Feb. 11 at Minerva. Filisky recited The FFA Creed in front of a panel of judges and then answered questions. Fiisky received third.   * * *   SMITHVILLE, Ohio —The Smithville FFA ag sales team recently […]

Pest that kills hemlock found in Ohio

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Ohio Department of Agriculture and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources have discovered a hemlock-killing pest in Jackson County, in southern Ohio.


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