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Bacon deodorant, farm music videos and tipsy turkeys

Friday, November 8, 2013

Would you use bacon-scented deodorant? What about feeding a turkey beer? Here’s this week’s Casual Friday.

USDA report: Corn yield average 160 bushels/acre

Friday, November 8, 2013

U.S. corn growers remain on track for a record high 14.0 billion bushel production year, according to the USDA.

All about seeds: Our fall seed edition

Friday, November 8, 2013

Combines may still be harvesting this year’s crops, but smart farmers are already thinking about next year’s planting.

Egg production study reveals vast reduction in environmental impact

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Today’s egg production is more efficient than previous decades and leaves a smaller environmental footprint.

What does Katy Perry have to do with agriculture?

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Pop star Katy Perry has found herself in an awkward situation stemming from the release of her new album, Prism — which has been named a ‘bio-security concern.”

Marcellus and Utica shale update: Monroe and Noble counties lead pack

Thursday, November 7, 2013

According to the ODNR, there are 35 Marcellus shale permits and 953 permits for drilling in Utica shale.

African youth become haymaking entrepreneurs

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

A project spearheaded by scientists in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Uganda’s Makarere University is helping African youths establish businesses and generate income.

Carrollton Farmers Exchange expanding with dry and liquid fertilizer

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Carrollton Farmers Exchange is expanding with a 1,100 ton dry fertilizer bulk storage and blending facility, and the addition of a liquid fertilizer plant with 44,000-gallon capacity.

ODA staff tour some premier Ohio cheese makers

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Ohio produced more than one-third of the nation’s Swiss cheese in 2012.

Pipeline construction: More ‘drilling mud’ leaks likely

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Concerns have been raised over three separate bentonite, or drilling mud, leaks in Ohio and West Virginia since Oct. 24, but a geoscience expert with Penn State University said the incidents are not uncommon.

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