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  • Study shows soft drink consumption can take up to 4.6 years off life

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Chronic wasting disease confirmed in Ohio captive deer

Friday, October 24, 2014

First case of chronic wasting disease confirmed on Holmes County preserve. No evidence the disease affectshumans.

First Columbiana and Stark Farm Bureaus’ Farm Frenzy brings family fun

Thursday, October 23, 2014

In addition to getting an up-close look at farm machinery, numerous vendors and representatives from the Winona Fire Department participated in the Columbiana and Stark County Farm Bureaus’ first Farm Frenzy event.

Study shows soft drink consumption can take up to 4.6 years off life

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A new study shows a link between daily sugary drink consumption and aging, shaving as much as 4.6 years off a person’s life.

Part I: Interstate pipelines planned in Ohio

Thursday, October 23, 2014

There are several types of pipelines being constructed, including collection lines, intrastate lines and interstate lines.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 23, 2014:

Thursday, October 23, 2014

WATERFORD, Ohio ­— For the first time in its history, the Waterford FFA rural soil judging team has qualified to compete in the national soil judging contest. After placing in contests hosted by the Washington and Perry County Soil and Water Conservation districts, both the rural and urban Waterford FFA teams advanced to the Ohio […]

EPA registers ‘Enlist Duo’ herbicide

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The EPA is registering the herbicide, Enlist Duo with new restrictions to manage the problem of resistant weeds.

Shepherds’ symposium Dec. 6

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The 2014 Buckeye Shepherds’ Symposium will be held Dec. 6 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Shisler Conference Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster.

Shammos win Stark SWCD award

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Board of supervisors elections, the naming of the SWCD Cooperator of the Year, and the outlining of 2015 programs topped the agenda at the Stark Soil and Water Conservation District’s 64th annual banquet Oct. 16 at R.G. Drage Career Technical Institute.

NOAA forecast doesn’t indicate Polar Vortex repeat this winter

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The winter outlook report released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts equal chances of a colder winter than normal in Ohio.

Will Americans accept self-driving cars?

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

As technology develops, self-driving cars become more realistic.

Ohio Farm Bureau tackles CAUV concerns

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is examining the complex formula used in calculating Current Agricultural Use Value.

Ohio CAUV tax rates: What goes up, must go up some more

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Ohio farmers are up in arms over latest round of CAUV property tax increases, in some cases up by 300 percent since the last triennial update.

World Trade Org. says COOL is unfair to Canada, Mexico

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The battle over country of origin labeling continues, amid threats from neighboring countries to limit trade.

Ebola outbreak takes a toll on agriculture

Saturday, October 18, 2014

As West Africa is battered by the Ebola outbreak, a food shortage looms.

Teal Pumpkin Project helps kids with food allergies this Halloween

Friday, October 17, 2014

A teal pumpkin outside of someone’s house lets kids with food allergies know that they have non-food treats.

What’s the deal with gluten? Farmers respond to public’s dietary fad

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The gluten-free trend is giving wheat and grains a bad reputation.

The eastern hellbender, making a slow comeback

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Toledo Zoo, and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium recently collaborated on the release of 189 captive-reared eastern hellbenders into three eastern Ohio watersheds.

Youngstown farm hops into growing cricket food market

Thursday, October 16, 2014

There are several misconceptions about raising crickets as a food for humans. The biggest surprise may be the profit potential.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 16, 2014:

Thursday, October 16, 2014

MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA helped with the fifth grade farm tour Sept. 25. Members helped as group leaders, with unloading and loading items of the buses, and presenting the farm safety, and Soil Snacks stations. The chapter is sponsoring a poster contest for the students based on the information they were given […]

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.

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