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‘FAMACHA’ training for sheep producers

Friday, June 7, 2013

CALDWELL, Ohio — Sheep and goat owners interested in using the FAMACHA system as a selective de-worming tool will want to attend a Sheep and Goat FAMACHA training session scheduled for Thursday, June 27, from 6-9 p.m. at the Eastern Agricultural Research Station in Noble County. The program will train producers to use a new […]

Kansas wheat farmer files lawsuit against Monsanto over GE wheat

Friday, June 7, 2013

A Kansas wheat farmer filed a federal lawsuit against Monsanto June 3, and more cases are expected, after a field of genetically modified wheat was found in Oregon, causing wheat prices to fall.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 6/03

Friday, June 7, 2013

This week’s top stories include backyard poultry, shale gas permits, geocaching and Lyme disease.

Athens County landowner named Ohio’s 2013 Outstanding Tree Farmer

Friday, June 7, 2013

The Lavelle family’s Stonewall Farm in Athens County has been certified by the American Tree Farm System as meeting its standards for woodland stewardship.

Blueberries profitable option in Ohio

Friday, June 7, 2013

A grower who produces 3,000 pounds of blueberries per acre (which is about average for Ohio) and earns $5 a pound can see $15,000 per acre in gross revenue.

U.S.-China pork merger to impact market

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Exact impact is unknown, but could be significant for U.S.-Chinese pork producers.

Officials detect additional walnut twig beetles in Butler County

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Ohio Department of Agriculture to expand Thousand Cankers Disease quarantine

Shale boom: Pa. leading the way in May

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Harrison County led with the number of permits issued. A total of 16 permits were issued during May.

Officials approve second phase of Champaign County wind farm

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Wind farm gets approval, despite concerns by some residents.

DEP reminds swimming pool owners to handle wastewater safely

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Private and public pool owners, as well as pool management companies, should remember that chlorinated wastewater must be handled responsibly.

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