Friday, November 27, 2015

How will the Affordable Care Act impact farms and farmers?

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.
grocery store photo

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
well rig

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

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.

A federal judge ruled in favor of a Belmont County family and declared an oil and gas lease held by Hess Ohio Resources as invalid Jan. 2.