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Lower corn prices could mean more balance for livestock farmers

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

it is anticipated that in coming years there will be a better balance between the crop production sector and the animal sector.

Finding a home for mustangs

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

ALLEDONIA, Ohio— Tucked away in Alledonia, Ohio, is a man with a passion for mustangs, not the hot rod type with horsepower under the hood, but the type that run wild in the western United States. Nelson Lindsey got the bug for mustangs in the 1990s. He started researching the breed and immediately felt a […]

Ohio natural gas production up 18.4 percent during 2012

Monday, November 25, 2013

COLUMBUS — Reports from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) show the development of Ohio’s mineral resources in 2012 produced more than $2.7 billion worth of geologic commodities, including increases in the extracted amount of oil, natural gas, limestone, sand and gravel. The 2012 Report on Ohio Mineral Industries: An Annual Summary of the […]

Plan a trip to national forest with digital map

Monday, November 25, 2013

New app provides access to Forest Service maps, such as motor-vehicle-use maps, which are free, while pages from national forest atlases are 99 cents and forest visitor maps are $4.99.

Is sitting bad for your health? It might be worse than you think…

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Think you’re healthy because you work out? Although your exercise regimen is good for your body, it may not be enough to counteract the negative effects of sitting.

Forget the woolly worm, here’s what real experts predict about winter weather

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Are we going to have a bad winter? No strong climate pattern influence anticipated through upcoming winter season.

Keeping pets safe when preparing household for cold weather

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Cold weather is here and it’s time to winterize the car, pull out the space heaters, and thwart invading rodents. For pet owners, however, these common seasonal activities should be approached with caution because of the potential hazards for pets.

Pa. Farm Bureau honors Richard Pallman and Richard Mains

Friday, November 22, 2013

Richard Pallman of Lackawanna County and Cumberland County farmer Richard Mains received two of Pa. Farm Bureau’s top awards.

Farm bill by 2014? Maybe … maybe not

Friday, November 22, 2013

New farm bill clear as mud as Congress breaks for recess.

Search for what makes a tasty tomato

Friday, November 22, 2013

Tomatoes are a $2 billion crop in the U.S., but a common complaint is that the varieties in supermarkets often lack the flavor of locally grown varieties.

To improve flavor, breeders need to know more about the types of tomatoes that hold the greatest potential for enhancing taste.

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