Saturday, May 27, 2017
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The Ohio Department of Agriculture announced new tools to help farmers manage nutrients, including a partnership with the National Weather Service.
Chicken

So far Ohio poultry producers have avoided an outbreak of HPAI in their flocks, but, even when there isn't an immediate threat of an outbreak, producers should remain vigilant.
oil and gas drilling horizontal leg record

Eclipse Resources Corporation successfully drilled its newest record-setting “super-lateral” well, the Great Scott 3H in less than 17 days. The Ohio well had a total measured depth of 27,400 feet and lateral extension of 19,300 feet.
black vulture

SALEM, Ohio -- Fairfield County cattleman Dick Kilbarger saw it with his own eyes: Eight or 10 black vultures spread in a semi-circle across...
Diesel oil standards

New oil standards and two new oil products will help protect diesel engines, provide higher fuel efficiency and assist in meeting emissions requirements.
DFA DMS no longer takign independent producer milk

Approximately 225 independent dairymen in the Mideast marketing order have until Nov. 30 to find a new home for their milk. Dairy Farmers of America announced it will no longer market the independent producers’ milk.
Don Monke, Select Sires

Select Sires dedicated the European Union-qualified barns at its Plain City facility as the D.R. Monke Production Center in honor of retiring Vice President of Production Operations Dr. Donald Roy Monke.
horses eating hay

URBANA, Ill. — It’s something you wouldn’t believe could happen unless you saw it. You walk out to the barn in the morning and...
Bale grazing

A Kentucky farmer started a bale grazing project with the University of Kentucky, he was looking to improve the health of his cattle and his pastures.
Stroke signs

"BE FAST" an acronym released by Penn State Health to identify 95 percent of acute strokes, including those that occur in the back of the brain.
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