Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Ava Lonneman and chicken

Ava Lonneman, of Portage County, Ohio, is the winner of the National 4-H Council’s 2017 Youth In Action Pillar Award for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). She will serve as a spokesperson for 4-H STEM programming across the nation.
Corn harvest 2016

The company that grain commentator Marlin Clark works for has a new name, but same focus.

Reader questions why Washington County commissioners won’t vote to lower the rates on taxing the Clean & Green parcels for farmers.
The Ohio Statehouse.

Farmers continue their effort to improve Ohio's farmland tax formula, known as CAUV.
USB Chairman John Motter

John Motter operates his family's grain farm and helps promote the soybean industry, through his work on USB.

The West Muskingum FFA chapter placed fourth in the Ag Sales Career Development Event, held at Harrison Central.

During the 2017 National Farmers Convention, economist and farmers talked trade and agricultural policy for the new year.
Hemp

The meeting will include an update on organic hemp production and presentations on nutrient balancing, crop production and alternative forage production.

For the first time in two decades, the life expectancy of Americans declined slightly, and the overall death rate rose.

Seismic events that occurred in western Lawrence County on April 25, 2016, were likely correlated to natural gas hydraulic fracturing by Hilcorp Energy Co.
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