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Landowners sue Ohio over CAUV calculation

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

A group of Ohio landowners is claiming more than $1 billion from illegal CAUV taxation.

Human-waste sludge from western Pennsylvania treatment facility questioned for safety

Monday, June 29, 2015

Since the early 1990s, Alcosoil, a sludge (or biosoil) used as fertilizer for crop fields, has been produced at the Allegheny County Sanitation Authority (Alcosan).

Too much nitrogen: Colorado dairy farmers to employ conservation practices to limit effects on mountain ecosystem

Friday, June 26, 2015

In Rocky Mountain National Park, an excessive amount of nitrogen is causing various changes in the park’s ecosystem.

Produce growers hold summer field day in Wayne County

Friday, June 26, 2015

OPGMA summer field day features two Wayne County produce operations.

U.S. trade promotion bill on way to president

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Trade promotion authority could help the U.S. make more deals to benefit agriculture.

Feud at the fair: Beaver County 4-H club leaves fold and takes livestock with it

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Beaver County Stockman’s Club and the Big Knob livestock club are now independent youth organizations.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 25, 2015:

Thursday, June 25, 2015

BURTON, Ohio — The Thompson Ledge Dairymen met June 13 for a pizza party meeting. The group discussed quality assurance, watched a video on handling cowws. In addition, the group talked about dairy basket themes for the fair.   A meeting was set up to make tie blankets for a local charity.   • • […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 25, 2015:

Thursday, June 25, 2015

ASHLAND, Ohio — Crestview FFA members along with Clear Fork FFA began their life changing journey to Honduras June 5.   Travelers included Ellyse Shafer, Brent Ball, Austin Miller and Cora McConkie from Clear Fork FFA. And from the Crestview FFA, students included Emily Fulk, Jenna Purvis, Isaac Fulk, Kaitlyn Hunt, Erin Bernhard and Kathy […]

Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Program adds acreage from 20 more farms

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The additions total 1,718 acres of farmland in 15 counties.

Penn State Extension Dairy Team garners national award

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Penn State’s Extension Dairy Team has been recognized by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) with its Educational Aids Blue Ribbon Award for the Team’s outstanding Technology Tuesday Dairy Webinar Series.


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