Sunday, May 1, 2016
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This week's roundup includes news from the Southeast, Minerva, Northwestern, United Local, Smithville, Black River and Utica FFA chapters.
combining soybeans

Soybeans planted too early when soil conditions were not adequate resulted in bean leaf beetle defoliation and frost damage.
corn harvest

The markets have been a bit under the influence lately, with some unexplained swings.
Ted Finnarn speaking

Ohio Farmers Union holds meeting in Medina County to discuss CAUV.
Grazing horses

Lush grasses that green the countryside in April and May are very tasty for a horse, but can also be harmful.
Brood V cicadas will emerge in May in parts of Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Cicadas emerging after 17-year sleep from parts of Pa., W.Va. and Ohio.
CRISPR mushroom

An anti-browning mushroom developed at Penn State using a gene-editing technique known as CRISPR-Cas9 will not be subject to USDA approval.
Drainage ditch

Three Ohio farmers will open their operations to test and display conservation practices for other farmers.
Waterman farm project

The Ohio State University is planning various improvements to its livestock and ag sciences buildings.
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DuPont Pioneer waxy corn hybrids may be first CRISPR agriculture product to reach the market.
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