Monday, January 23, 2017
Potomac State WVU

Potomac State College of West Virginia University introduced the new Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship (SAGE) major.
farm stress panel

During a farm financial stress workshop, experts outlined a number of ways farmers can cope with this difficult time in their lives.
Yaworky and his calf Steak

Austin Yaworsky, born with Cerebral Palsy, may get his Action Trackchair by Christmas thanks to the help of the Western Reserve FFA chapter and other donors.
cover crops

Penn State survey finds farmers have put a lot of their dollars and resources into efforts to protect the Chesapeake Bay.
Ohio oil and gas well rig

Oil and gas drilling permits remain steady in the Marcellus and Utica plays. There are now 1,472 oil and gas wells producing in Ohio’s Utica shale.
biomass diesel outlook

EIA forecasts continued biomass-based diesel growth due to EPA's final 2017 RFS targets; ethanol demand stagnant.
Guernsey Co. shale well rig

During the third quarter of 2016, Ohio’s horizontal shale wells produced 45 percent more natural gas than in the same period in 2015.
Swartz family

The Swartz family of Lake Township, Stark County, has been farming the same land for 200 years. They also have a long history on the fair board.

Dairy Farmers of America recently announced sponsorship of the 2017 Sprint Accelerator, an innovative program that helps accelerate and grow startup businesses.

Registration is now open for the largest sustainable agriculture conference in Ohio, which is relocating to a larger venue in Dayton.
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