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Canfield Fair Pumpkin Show: Growing a giant

Saturday, August 16, 2014

The Canfield Fair Pumpkin Show celebrates its 53rd year.

Manure Science Review encourages Ohio farmers to get technical

Friday, August 15, 2014

Ohio’s Manure Science Review breaks down the science of livestock waste application.

Record Ohio harvest, though some futures prices don’t match yield

Friday, August 15, 2014

Ohio’s corn yield is expected to exceed last year’s harvest, but the state’s soybean yield is predicted to be flat, according to The Columbus Dispatch.

Royalty battle: Pennsylvania landowners file $5 billion suit against Chesapeake

Friday, August 15, 2014

A $5 billion dollar class action lawsuit has been filed by Pennsylvania landowners against Chesapeake Energy Corp. and its subsidiary, Access Midstream Partners, over gas and oil royalties.

Ohio directors announce new water quality funding

Thursday, August 14, 2014

More funding, more initiatives to combat Lake Erie algae.

Corn crop to exceed demand, farmers worry

Thursday, August 14, 2014

According to St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the corn harvest is looking plentiful this year, but farmers are concerned that the demand won’t be as great as the yield.

Farm and Dairy writers win national, state awards

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Farm and Dairy reporter Chris Kick and Editor Susan Crowell were recently honored with writing awards from the National Newspaper Association and the Society of Professional Journalists.

At Ag Progress Days, officials report on ag industry: Everything on target

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Speaking at Ag Progress Days, Pennsylvania’s leaders agree the state of the Commonwealth’s agriculture is strong and they are willing to fight to keep it that away.

History is airborne at Moore family farm

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Moore family has a long history in crop production, and a more recent interest in aviation.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Aug. 14, 2014:

Thursday, August 14, 2014

BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga Beef and Swine 4-H club met Aug. 3. The club wrote a check for barn decorations. There was no junior fair board report. There was no sales report because the sales meeting is not until Aug. 14. Mugs will be provided as buyers’ gifts. The barn decorations are coming along […]

Meetings will help dairy farmers navigate new farm bill programs

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Dairy and ag economics experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences will hold meetings across Ohio as part of an effort to help farmers learn more about the 2014 farm bill and how it will impact dairy producers.

South leads Midwest soybean growers

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

According to Reuters, the South’s soybean crop is growing more quickly than the rest of the country, and will potentially help lull the demand until midwest soybeans are ready in the coming months.

Infographic: Ohio producing wells as of July 31, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

As of July 31, 2014, drilled and producing wells were located in 16 Ohio counties.

U.S. EPA report shows concern over fire at Statoil Utica shale well

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

OEPA report claims fracking company delayed providing information after well fire. Halliburton’s response: ‘If they had asked earlier, we would have provided the information,’

Twenty minutes with organic grain farmer Dean McIlvaine

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Growing organic grain is a challenge, especially across 850 acres.

Cooper Farms acquires Fort Recovery Equity

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Cooper Farms grows with purchases.

Ashtabula County Junior Fair auction brings in more than $300,000

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The 2014 Ashtabula County Fair junior fair market livestock sale brought in more than $300,000 for the county’s youth.

Toxic water affects some plants more than others

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Toledo Blade reports that water tainted with toxins from algal blooms is considered safe for some garden plants, but not all of them.

Reader: Be cautious and remember chemicals are dangerous

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

This is an open letter to farmers, farmer’s wives, and farmers children.

Low-interest loans can help producers start or expand farms

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Pennsylvania Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Bill Wehry, announced Aug. 6 that farmers and ranchers still have time to apply for low interest 2014 loans available through FSA’s direct farm ownership program.

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