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Consol sells five W.Va. coal mines

Monday, October 28, 2013

Consol expects a 30% annual gas production growth in 2015-2016.

Disease resistant apples first line of defense for home orchardists

Monday, October 28, 2013

Apple trees are popular additions to home landscapes because of their fruit production. However, many home gardeners are not prepared for the onslaught of diseases that bombard the trees every year.

Look for USDA crop report Nov. 8

Friday, October 25, 2013

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will publish information in the Nov. 8 Crop Production report that was originally scheduled for release in the October report.

Ohio man thinks woolly and bulky Merino sheep are ‘beautiful’

Friday, October 25, 2013

Kenrick Smith, 59, is a wool person. He has won dozens of awards with his sheep and their fleece, including 14 Ohio State Fair wool championships, and various international awards.

Farm Oil Spill Prevention Plans: Required or not?

Thursday, October 24, 2013

What should farmers do about SPCC plans now?

Court rules in favor of West Virginia poultry farmer in EPA discharge suit

Thursday, October 24, 2013

A U.S. District Court ruled that, contrary to EPA’s contention, ordinary stormwater from Alt’s farmyard is exempt from National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit requirements.

Ohio EPA Nutrient Reduction Strategy to measure ‘health of streams’

Thursday, October 24, 2013

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is awaiting Congressional action on a Nutrient Reduction Strategy that it submitted to the federal EPA June 28.

The proposal seeks new limits on the amounts of phosphorus and nitrogen that can enter Ohio’s various streams and water bodies, but in relation to the aquatic life in a particular stream, and other biological factors.

Cheese makers know their Swiss

Thursday, October 24, 2013

When you eat Guggisberg Premium Swiss cheese, you can honestly say you’ve had the best.

At least, according to the results of the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest, which presented this year’s top Swiss cheese award to Guggisberg Cheese, of Holmes County.

Farm bill conference committee to hold first public meeting

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The first public meeting for the 2013 farm bill conference committee will be held Oct. 30.

Farm and Dairy’s e-newsletter contest winners

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Frank Baldwin, Farm and Dairy circulation manager, and Joyce Wolfgang, of Consumers National Bank, present Misty and Arthur Heavner III, of Jefferson, Ohio, with a $500 gift card.

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