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From tea bags to Miatas, bioplastics on the rise

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Bioplastics are made wholly or in part from renewable biomass sources such as sugarcane and corn, or from the digest of microbes such as yeast.

Experiments and education: Stacy Farm finds strength in family and community

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

For the past two decades, the Stacy Family Farm has been both a family and a community affair.

Covered Bridge Gardens transitions to commodities for next generation

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Covered Bridge Gardens in Ashtabula County is not your grandfather’s farm. It’s not your father’s farm either. It’s a farm all of its own, and it’s not afraid to change.

Paulus Farms has been progressive for more than 40 years

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The first tractor a member of the Paulus family bought is still being put to limited use. The sense of tradition has led to some surprisingly forward-thinking approaches to farming.

Male chromosome hinders beef cattle reproduction

Friday, June 13, 2014

In the beef industry, if a cow does not get pregnant after breeding, she becomes an economic liability in the herd. Lack of calf production can significantly reduce annual revenue for producers.

Meat Animal Research Center marks 50 years

Friday, June 13, 2014

Fifty years ago Congress approved legislation that began the transfer of a Naval Ammunition Depot to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, thus creating the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center at Clay Center.

Top Farmer Conference helps farmers improve operations

Friday, June 13, 2014

Corn Belt farmers and agribusiness managers can learn strategies to adapt to a changing business environment at Purdue University’s annual Top Farmer Conference July 15-16.

Penn State Extension develops new water quality app

Friday, June 13, 2014

Penn State Extension is offering an innovative new mobile device application — or app — called “H2OSolutions,” to help private water system owners and professionals evaluate wells, springs and cisterns.

Western Reserve Cooperative: Business is growing along with the number of acres in crop production

Thursday, June 20, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Farmers in northwest Pennsylvania have a new choice for their agronomy needs. Western Reserve Cooperative established a new location in New Wilmington, Pa., in February, at the former Ag-Way and Deerfield Farms Service site. The company has installed a new mixer and upgraded the buildings, which are currently being leased. “We […]

Sarchione Ford expands options for consumers and farmers in northeast Ohio

Thursday, June 20, 2013

RANDOLPH, Ohio — They’ve been selling cars and trucks in Alliance for nearly 100 years, and now Sarchione Auto Sales is ready to serve even more customers, thanks to a new location along state Route 44 in Randolph. Formerly known as Jenior Ford, Sarchione Ford is continuing the line of Fords and expanding with more […]


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