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Rehabilitation for horses similar to sports therapy

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Typically, a horse must be rested after an injury, and this period of inactivity causes “disuse atrophy,” but when horses undergo rehabilitation as their musculoskeletal system heals, these deficits can be lessened or prevented.

Want whiter teeth? Fruit mixture is not the answer

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Can you ditch the strips and dump the dentist for whiter teeth?

Balancing birds and biofuels: Grasslands support more species than cornfields

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources examined whether corn and perennial grassland fields in southern Wisconsin could provide both biomass for bioenergy production and bountiful bird habitat.

More at this camp than FFA

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

As Camp Muskingum enters its seventh decade, camp director Todd Davis hopes a pending $2.5 million building project will help keep it around for a good long while.

Pennsylvania: Legislature overwhelmingly approves two ag bills; next stop is the governor

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Pennsylvania legislature has made it clear whether or not green houses need to meet state code and who needs a commercial driver’s license when it comes to farms. The next stop is the governor’s office.

Lichtkoppler retires from Extension, Ohio Sea Grant after 33 years

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Frank Lichtkoppler played a major role in cleaning up the Ashtabula River, which took more than 30 years of work.

Link between tobacco use and infection which causes oral cancers found

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Johns Hopkins scientists have shown a strong association between tobacco use or exposure and infection with oral human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16), the sexually transmitted virus responsible for mouth and throat cancers worldwide.

The Andersons expands with Michigan purchase

Friday, October 10, 2014

The Andersons of northwest Ohio keeps on growing.

USDA releases census of aquaculture data

Friday, October 10, 2014

The census provides detailed information relating to the aquaculture industry.

German farmer protests legislation by putting diapers on cows

Friday, October 10, 2014

What other way is there to stop the spread of manure?

Columbiana County: Eric Petroleum, Chesapeake case heads back to court

Friday, October 10, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled against two oil and gas companies. In return, the court ruled for the landowner.

More than $1 million in grants awarded to help Pennsylvania specialty crops

Friday, October 10, 2014

Twenty Pennsylvania projects were awarded nearly $1,045,000 in federal grants to increase the visibility and market share of the state’s produce, nursery, horticultural and nut products.

Vilsack says bioproducts complement ag, create a new economy

Thursday, October 9, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack spoke about the opportunities of products made from plants and agriculture, during the Bioproducts World Showcase.

Getting back to home-cooked meals

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Is the home-cooked meal going by the wayside? One research team’s findings say it might be.

Could be a good year for creep feeding

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Creep feeding could offer additional benefits this year.

Coshocton County readies for fall farm tour

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Coshocton County fall foliage and farm tour announced.

Farm Credit to hold AgBiz classes

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Topics covered include trends in agriculture, strategic business planning, preparing for your lender, constructing a balance sheet, understanding lending decisions and ethics.

They grow ‘sweet fruit and sour people’

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The winter of 2014 destroyed the McConnell peach crop, but that’s hasn’t closed the market.

Agriculture reaching out to disabled veterans

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The National AgrAbility Project is expanding its services to veterans with disabilities interested in agriculture.

A round-up of FFA news for the week of October 9, 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The Hillsdale FFA Agronomy team won a spot to go and compete at the Big E on Sept. 13 in Minnesota.

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