Tuesday, December 1, 2015

BEDFORD, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Young Farmers Association will hold its 52th annual winter conference at the Best Western Bedford Inn, Bedford, Pa., Feb....

A year-in-review look at 10 of the biggest farm issues we covered in 2011.

COLUMBUS -- A recent industry-funded study estimating that development of shale natural gas and oil could create or support 200,000 jobs in Ohio greatly overestimates the economic impact of the industry, according to a new Ohio State University analysis.

Editor:I am a local farmer. I'm a simple man and, like most farmers, I have a lot of common sense. Simplicity and common sense...

The communities that do best in the changing energy landscape will adopt appropriate land use, housing, planning, schooling, regulatory, and capital management strategies that anticipate and can adapt to change.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Protesters outside Youngstown's Covelli Center Nov. 30 wanted the Utica and Marcellus shale drilling to slow, but the feeling inside was...

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A presentation detailing how municipal governments are dealing with the Marcellus Shale natural-gas boom will be offered by Penn State Extension Dec. 6 from 6:30-9 p.m.

At least know where you stand and what's available, experts advise.

PITTSBURGH -- The Colcom Foundation's grant program Marcellus Environmental Fund has secured $150,000 for the Headwaters Quality Drinking Water Project to provide low income families in Jefferson, Elk, Potter, Cameron, Clinton, Centre and McKean counties with funding to secure chain of custody water sample analyses of their private water supplies prior to Marcellus Shale gas well drilling activities.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A study of more than 200 drinking-water wells near Marcellus Shale natural-gas wells in 20 counties did not find statistically significant evidence of contamination from hydraulic fracturing.