Friday, June 24, 2016
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.
corn soybeans waterway conservation

The Pennsylvania DEP and county conservation districts will conduct farm inspections in the Chesapeake Bay watershed as part of the “Bay Reboot” strategy.

On May 9, President Obama named bison the official national mammal.
Adam Sharp

Ohio Farm Bureau names Adam Sharp new executive vice president.
Dr. Lonnie J. King

King will serve in this capacity while Bruce McPheron serves as interim provost for the university.
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