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Ohio mineral industries report is available

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Geological Survey has released the 2007 report on Ohio mineral industries.

Marcellus Shale center to provide resources

Thursday, November 6, 2008

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Pennsylvania College of Technology and Penn State Cooperative Extension are collaborating to form the Marcellus Shale Education and Training Center, which will provide a wide variety of resources to the community and the oil-and-gas industry. Primary goals The center’s primary goals are to provide concise and accurate information for the public, to […]

Experts: Spend gas well money wisely

Thursday, August 28, 2008

ROCK SPRINGS, Pa. — “Are there too many zeroes behind that number?” It’s a question Penn State Cooperative Extension educator Robin Kuleck stopped asking — wondering if that $200,000 natural gas lease she was reviewing was really supposed to read $20,000, or maybe just $2,000 — after she learned the potential income behind natural gas […]

Deep-well drilling boom creates concern for Pa.’s water resources

Sunday, August 24, 2008

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The current boom in natural-gas well drilling is reminiscent of Pennsylvania’s halcyon days of oil production and coal mining early in the last century. But along with that boom, comes a concern for the state’s streams and groundwater.

Is Belmont County site a good place for carbon dioxide sequestration?

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership, recently released a report on the geology of a potential carbon dioxide sequestration well site in eastern Ohio’s Belmont County.

Ride Away, Ride Away; No One Shall Ride

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Ride away, ride away. Johnny shall ride, And he shall have little cat tied to one side, And he shall have little dog tied to the other, And Johnny shall ride to see his grandmother.

Ashes, ashes, they all fall down?

Thursday, September 1, 2005

COLUMBUS – What will happen to North American forests if emerald ash borer (EAB) spreads out of control? What types of wooded areas are most susceptible to this exotic killer of ash trees? These are some of the riddles Ohio State University researchers are trying to solve in a unique study of the borer’s environmental impact.

Goodell Farms cooks up happiness with syrup, potatoes and dairy

Thursday, April 17, 2003

At the Goodell’s farm near Mantua in Portage County, low inputs mean high outputs.

Centralia, Pa., is still burning underground

Thursday, March 6, 2003

Many have forgotten why Centralia, Pa., is now a ghost town, but an underground coal fire is creeping forward.

Slide program features history of Idora Park

Thursday, May 2, 2002

Show set for May 9 at Warren-Trumbull County library.

Read it Again: Week of March 7, 2002.

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Each week Farm and Dairy takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Taft to sign law strengthening regulation of minerals operations

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Senate Bill 83 is the first comprehensive overhaul of the state’s industrial minerals law since 1974, and received important support both from the environmental community and Ohio’s mining industry.

A thrill a minute: Golden age of amusement park lives on

Thursday, June 14, 2001

An Ashtabula County couple donated their amusement park collection to Penn State University Libraries.

Industrial minerals operations in Ohio facing possible regulation legislation

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Senate Bill 83 proposing to strengthen regulations for mining materials such as limestone, gravel, and clay represents the first comprehensive overhaul of the state’s industrial minerals laws since 1974.

Maple producers think it will be a sweet year for production

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Frank and Virginia Goodell market maple syrup from the Mantua, Ohio, farm that has been in production since 1825. Other producers say they know about everything there is to know about the industry.

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