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Even for cows, less can be more

Friday, August 23, 2013

With little research on how nutrition affects reproductive performance in dairy cows, it is generally believed that a cow needs a higher energy intake before calving. Research by University of Illinois scientists challenges this accepted wisdom.

New pesticide labels will better protect bees and other pollinators

Thursday, August 22, 2013

In an effort to protect pollinators, the U.S. Environmental Protection agency has developed new pesticide labels that prohibit use of some neonicotinoid pesticide products where bees are present.

Grand champion hog brings $21/pound at 2013 Portage County Fair

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The results of the 2013 Portage County Fair livestock auction.

Ashland Farm Bureau, Soil and Water Conservation District holds joint meeting

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Ashland County Farm Bureau teamed up with the Ashland County Soil and Water Conservation District to host a joint annual meeting at Mohican Wilderness Adventures in Loudonville, Aug. 12.

Alleged pollution at root of dispute: Washington County lawsuit settled, but case’s facts remain murky

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

A Washington County family settles lawsuit over alleged pollution they attributed to the shale industry in the early stages of production.

Ag Progress Days provides a good education

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Plenty to learn and try at Ag Progress Days lectures.

2013 Lawrence County Fair livestock auction results

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The youth livestock auction results from the 2013 Lawrence County Fair in New Castle, Pennsylvania.

How long do vegetable seeds last?

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Saving vegetable can save you money, but how long can vegetable seeds last before becoming duds? We found the answer…

Sale of Zilmax supplement suspended after Tyson says it won’t buy cattle fed it

Monday, August 19, 2013

Merck Animal Health has temporarily suspended sales of its cattle feed additive Zilmax in the United States and Canada.

Pa. Game Commission releases Bald Eagles

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Wildlife officers and Skye’s Spirit Rehabilitation Center employees helped to capture a Bald Eagle that had been injured and months later, the eagle was released back into nature.

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