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Several tips for cooking venison

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Venison steaks? Venison burgers? Venison roasts? Chris Kick shares some tips on how to cook this year’s bounty.

What farmers need to know about the Affordable Care Act

Monday, January 13, 2014

How will the Affordable Care Act impact farms and farmers?

Dogs likely originated in Europe more than 18,000 years ago, biologists report

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Wolves likely were domesticated by European hunter-gatherers more than 18,000 years ago and gradually evolved into dogs that became household pets, UCLA life scientists report.

Snack companies remove 6.4 trillion calories from store shelves

Friday, January 10, 2014

Sixteen of the nation’s leading food and beverage companies sold 6.4 trillion fewer calories in the United States in 2012 than they did in 2007, according to the findings of an independent evaluation funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

IBM unveils five innovations that could change our lives

Friday, January 10, 2014

Recently IBM unveiled the eighth annual “IBM 5 in 5” (#ibm5in5) – a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and interact during the next five years.

Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett declares Jan. 9 ‘Cooperative Extension Day’

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Pennsylvania’s governor proclaimed Jan. 9 Cooperative Extension Day, in recognition of the 100 years since the formation of the land grant outreach program started by the Smith-Lever Act.

Pa. Farm Show panel: Ag and natural gas industries need more collaboration

Thursday, January 9, 2014

From 2013-2030, shale gas production will increase by 65 percent, and in 2030, it will account for 48 percent of the total U.S. natural gas supply.

Is rural America struggling? Rural population decline reflects impact of recession

Thursday, January 9, 2014

As America continues its slow, but steady, economic recovery, some parts of the country are being left behind, according to the USDA’s report Rural America at a Glance.

Marcellus and Utica shale: Dec. permit hot spot: Belmont County

Thursday, January 9, 2014

There were seven permits issued in Belmont County during December, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Lawrence County honors Beeghly, Viccari for conservation efforts

Thursday, January 9, 2014

The Lawrence County Conservation District honored Joel Beeghly with its Farmer of the Year Award and Dom Viccari with the district’s Distinguished Service Award.


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