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  • Ohio’s organic farming operations are largely halted by weather

  • Breaking the ‘grass ceiling’: East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference draws 135

  • USDA extends crop program deadlines until April 7

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Blue Rock Station brings Solar Workshops to Ohio

Monday, March 30, 2015

The next classes are scheduled to begin April 13th to the 17th at Blue Rock Station outside of Philo, Ohio.

Ohio’s organic farming operations are largely halted by weather

Monday, March 30, 2015

In order to keep crops alive, farmers have to use organic chemicals and certain pesticides.

Breaking the ‘grass ceiling’: East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference draws 135

Monday, March 30, 2015

The East Ohio Women in Agriculture conference brought more than 135 participants together for networking and farm business education.

USDA extends crop program deadlines until April 7

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Farmers have an additional week, until April 7, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety net programs established by the 2014 farm bill.

Budget bill details could mean big problems for oil and gas lessors

Friday, March 27, 2015

Buried deep within the 2,700-plus pages of House Bill 64, Ohio’s “main operating budget” introduced Feb. 11, is wording that some landowners feel could significantly impact existing gas and oil leases.

Loftis, Jones show grand champions at Ohio Beef Expo junior show

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Juniors take the spotlight in show at Ohio Beef Expo; parade 730 steers and heifers.

House bill proposes national standard on GMO food labeling

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Proposed U.S. House bill calls for the FDA to set standards for GMO food labeling

Annie Warmke: Back to the Earthship

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Annie Warmke converted the Blue Rock Station property, by hand, nearly 20 years ago into Ohio’s first “Earthship.”

A roundup of FFA news for the week of March 26, 2015:

Thursday, March 26, 2015

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio  — Buckeye Career Center FFA received a $2,500 donation from Tuscarawas County farmer Steve Spillman and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.   The donation will help the organization send agriculture and diesel technology students to the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky.   “Funding like this is […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of March 26, 2015:

Thursday, March 26, 2015

FRAZEYSBURG, Ohio — The Wakatomika Valley 4-H club had its yearly officer installment March 16. New officers include: president, Shae Burkhart; vice president, Owen Burkhart; secretary, Sidney Burkhart; treasurer, Kolten Hanby; news reporter, Allie Coury; recreation leaders, Ashton Sensibaugh and Hanna Sensibaugh; health officer, Hanna Sensibaugh; safety leader, Kaden Hanby; and chaplain, Zoey Zeman.   […]

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