LEXINGTON, Ky., – University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs will host the UK Equine Showcase Feb. 7 and the fifth annual Kentucky Breeders’ Short Course Feb. 8-9, both at the Four Points Sheraton, 1938 Stanton Way, in Lexington. The UK Equine Showcase, now in its third year, will highlight the university’s current equine programs and […]
Economists concerned about slashes in local, state-level statistical data.
Though movies don’t often feature farmers or farms, agriculture has had some nods from Hollywood in the past. Some of the movies that are farm-centric may not be the gigantic and special effects-motivated summer blockbuster like The Dark Knight or Marvel’s: The Avengers, but they’re good entertainment.
Donation stems from views of Paul Harvey “Farmer” advertisement after Super Bowl airing.
First EQIP application selection Nov. 15.
As winter quickly approaches and more Ohioans look to firewood to help heat their homes, David Daniels, director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, is asking Ohioans to be aware of some basic tips to help when purchasing wood.
WASHINGTON — The USDA’s Farm Service Agency, reminds producers final production evidence and any supporting documentation for the Milk Income Loss Contract program must be submitted by Nov. 1. This is for eligible months (including fiscal years 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013) that MILC payments were available.Statutory authority for the MILC program expired Sept. 30. […]
The Next Frontier Academy will help students gather the same skills as leadership and entrepreneurship by using the agriculture industry to grow those skills.
BELLEVUE, Ohio — The Bellevue FFA General Livestock Judging Team recently returned to Ohio after representing the state at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition in Harrisburg, Pa. The team took part in a Junior Livestock Judging Contest, competing against other FFA teams and 4-H teams from across the country. Team members are Nick Erf, Lauren […]
YOUNGSTOWN — Dr. Elaine Ingham, Chief Scientist at the Rodale Institute, will lead a three-day class on the soil food web, Nov. 1-3, at Fellows Riverside Gardens in Youngstown Ohio. This class will illustrate nutrient cycling through examining the biological agents of plant nutrient dynamics in the context of soil chemistry, biology and soil ecological […]
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is offering a cheese making short course that provides all the information needed to create a brand of cheese. The Science and Art of Cheese Making will be held Nov. 11-14 in the Food Science Building, on the University Park campus. Topics Faculty from the […]
Industry poised for record-breaking year.
China’s cockroach industry is booming, but the country’s affinity for the insect is spreading worldwide.
CANFIELD, Ohio – Livestock producers looking for an economical and environmentally beneficial way to deal with dead animals can earn livestock mortality composting certification through a course offered by experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Livestock mortality happens on all livestock and poultry farms at some point for a […]
Drafts are often small cracks around windows and doors, but there are many other places where drafts can form. Knowing some of the less visible spots where drafts come from may help you to seal out unwanted cold air more effectively.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation Oct. 23 to authorize the Army Corps of Engineers to continue developing and maintaining infrastructure for the nation’s ports and waterways, while also supporting flood control and environmental restoration.
What do snowflakes really look like? The perfectly symmetrical snowflakes often shown in photographs are actually quite rare.
A new urban farming and revitalization project in Detroit may be the largest urban farming project in the United States.
Consol expects a 30% annual gas production growth in 2015-2016.
Apple trees are popular additions to home landscapes because of their fruit production. However, many home gardeners are not prepared for the onslaught of diseases that bombard the trees every year.