Saturday, April 30, 2016
Columbiana fair

New donor pledges $300,000 — the same amount as the previous donor.

The funding, ranging from $50,000 to $100,000, will help these rural communities implement creative strategies to improve access to federal nutrition assistance for families and children.

The Honey Bee Health Coalition brings together beekeepers, growers, researchers, government agencies, agribusinesses and other key partners to improve the health of honey bees and other pollinators.
Dave Felumlee gatevideo

Licking County cattleman is devoted to young cattlemen and women, and his own operation.
deep well Marcellus shale rig

Belmont County is not only leading the state for the highest number of permits issues for the past several months, but the county is also leading in production.
Utica shale well in Carroll County.

In Ohio, Belmont and Jefferson sites received the most permits this February.
Justice scales

Portage County residents share concerns about Ohio's injection wells and control of wastes.
Evaluating cattle

Beef workshop helps show cattle producers how finished cattle yield and grade.
Holstein dairy cows

The dairy farmer leadership of American Dairy Association and Dairy Council, Inc., Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association and Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program voted unanimously to create American Dairy Association North East, effective March 1.
FFA logo

This week's roundup includes news from the Northwestern, Crestview, Zane Trace, Black River, Firelands, West Holmes, Loudonville and Hillsdale FFA chapters.
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