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Shedding light on fireflies

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Fireflies, also know as lightning bugs, appear on every continent except Antarctica. What else is special about the firefly? The answers may surprise you.

Ohio’s grain indemnity law gets an update

Friday, July 12, 2013

The updated Ohio law increases the size of the farmer-funded grain indemnity fund, which pays producers for losses in the event of a grain elevator failure.

House splits nutrition title out of farm bill; farm-only bill passes 216-208

Friday, July 12, 2013

The farm bill’s nutrition title, Title IV, that was removed from the bill that passed, will go back to the ag committee for round two.

Storm damage in Ashland and surrounding counties

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Change in weather pattern ends two weeks of rain, but not without consequences.

Utica shale report: Carroll Co. continues as drilling hub

Thursday, July 11, 2013

SALEM, Ohio — The first Ashtabula County permit for a Utica shale well was issued in June. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued a permit to BeUSA Energy LLC for a well site in Wayne Township. Trumbull County Drilling also appears to be moving ahead in Trumbull County. The ODNR issued three horizontal drilling […]

A farm bill without food stamps?

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

A separate bill for agriculture and food stamps brewing in the House.

Wheat harvest delayed due to rain

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

SALEM, Ohio — The quality and test weight of the wheat in the region’s soggy fields will depend on how soon farmers can get in there with the combines.

Harrison County Fair 2013 youth livestock auction results

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

As the fair’s truck and tractor pulls began warming up, so did the livestock auction.

Cattle rustlers caught in Tuscarawas-Coshocton County scheme

Monday, July 8, 2013

GNADENHUTTEN, Ohio — The Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men in connection with a string of cattle rustling believed to have spanned two years or more.

How to make sure your pesticide spraying does no harm

Friday, July 5, 2013

Recently, pesticide spray drift from different pesticide applications caused damage to field corn on a bordering farm, vegetables in an adjacent backyard, trees and bushes in a nearby state park and vegetation on an adjoining campus.

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