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Holiday gift guide 2014: Top 10 gifts for farmers

Friday, November 28, 2014

Buying for a farmer won’t be hard this year with our gift list.

Colorado cafe offers meals for “pay-what-you-can” price

Friday, November 28, 2014

The pay-what-you-can cafe is a non-profit, run entirely by volunteers.

Sirna’s Farm Inc.: Putting new spin on farm fresh pizza

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Today, the Sirna Farm is comprised of 43 acres, and 30 acres of that is woodlands. The Sirnas rent additional acreage and farm a total of 150 acres.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of November 27, 2014:

Thursday, November 27, 2014

BEVERLY, Ohio — The Fort Frye, alongside Waterford and Marietta FFA chapters debarked on the six hour journey to Louisville, Ky., for the 87th National FFA Convention. The members attended Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby Oct. 30. On Oct. 31, the members wore official dress to Freedom Hall, and were able to shop […]

Holiday gift guide 2014: Top 10 gifts for outdoor trendsetters

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Whether you’re buying for an outdoorsman, nature lover or trendsetter, you’ll find the perfect gift on our list.

Wetlands rule brings controversy, confusion

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Questions remain about what the wetland rule protects.

Obama vows executive action over immigration reform

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

President’s plan would allow more than 4 million undocumented immigrants to stay here on a temporary basis.

Homegrown By Heroes: Growing support for veteran farmers

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

When Dawn and Lee Lichtenwalner left Las Vegas in 2008 to take up permanent residence at their 11-acre Leetonia, Ohio, vacation property, turning it into a full-time farming operation was not part of the plan. Earlier this month, their Dandelion Lane Farm became the first in Ohio recognized by the national Homegrown by Heroes program.

Hogan named President of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Hogan is also the Ohio coordinator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, as well as Ohio State’s Sustainable Agriculture Team.

York County: Couple selected Young Farmer and Rancher winner

Monday, November 24, 2014

HERSHEY, Pa. — Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) has selected Andrew and Katherine Flinchbaugh, of York County, as the winners of the 2014 Young Farmer and Rancher (YF&R) Achievement Award, during PFB’s 64th annual meeting in Hershey. YF&R Achievement Award The award honors the farm couple or individual between 18 and 35 who have demonstrated outstanding […]

Trumbull County lawsuit: A notary has to be present when signing a gas lease

Monday, November 24, 2014

In the consolidated case, the landowners asked the court to rule that the leases were invalid because each of them was signed without a notary present.

Cost of Thanksgiving dinner rises, still under $50

Sunday, November 23, 2014

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 29th annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.41, a 37-cent increase from last year’s average of $49.04.

Hunting safety tips for beginners and experts

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Hunting season is in full swing, so whether you’re hunting with gun or bow, take these safety reminders into consideration.

Good vibrations: Ky. research gives hope in fight against emerald ash borer

Saturday, November 22, 2014

University of Kentucky entomologists believe three species of parasitoid wasps may be capable of helping to stop the invasive emerald ash borer.

House approves new rules for applying manure in Ohio

Friday, November 21, 2014

Rule would ban applying manure in times when runoff is most likely.

New immigration plan creates problems doesn’t consider agriculture

Friday, November 21, 2014

The plan, which will protect millions of undocumented immigrants, but farm workers won’t be permitted to apply for protection due to their jobs unless they have been in the U.S. for more than five years.

Shipping delays pile on more harvesting woes

Friday, November 21, 2014

Shipping grain across the country is proving to be a difficulty for some farmers as trains are not able to haul enough and the barges on the Mississippi River have also been a source of frustration.

This machine is not a toy: Few farm injuries from ATVs but rider safety is still key

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Two Pennsylvania residents were charged with felony child endangerment Nov. 4 following the death of a 4-year-old girl in an Oct. 27 ATV crash. Cases such as these have made ATV rider safety a hot-button issue among safety professionals, legislators and advocacy groups.

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau honors Potter, Mifflin county leaders

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau presented Edward Kosa of Potter County with its 2014 Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award

Privacy and security principles for farm data agreement

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Big data privacy agreement: Farmers must be notified that their data is being collected and about how the farm data will be disclosed and used.

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