Monday, August 21, 2017
Monsanto-ToolGen logos

Monsanto has created an agreement with biotech firm ToolGen to use ToolGen’s CRISPR technology platform for use in genetic development of plants.
POET Biorefining-Marion plant

POET Biorefining-Marion broke ground Aug. 15 to expand its production capacity from 70 million gallons of ethanol per year to 150 million gallons.

A new telemedicine program through the Butler Health System in western Pennsylvania is giving patients more free time and less wait time.

The Pennsylvania family that lost their entire dairy herd in a barn fire Aug. 2 continues to recover, although the future of their farm is uncertain.

If you’re planning to watch the 2017 solar eclipse next Monday, you want to make sure you’re catching it at the right time and viewing it safely.

Farm accidents and emergencies can happen anytime. Preplanning is an important step in farm safety.
grandparents day

We want to know what you learned from your grandparents! Reply to get your grandparent's name in the September 7 issue, just in time for Grandparents' Day!

Farmers' sentiment about the agricultural economy climbed to 139 in July — the highest level recorded in 2017 since January.
Butler Farm Show crowd before sale

4-H and FFA members received strong support at this year's Butler Farm Show market livestock sale, including a new record bid for the grand champion goat.

The fair connects family, friends and community, offering food, education, entertainment, livestock shows and a chance to get to know local businesses.
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