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Reminder: Yew plant is poisonous and even fatal; 4-H’ers learn hard way

Monday, June 10, 2013

A Salem family lost three beef cows June 5, two of which were 4-H cows, due to accidental yew poisoning.

Horse owners should watch for eastern tent caterpillars

Monday, June 10, 2013

When ingested by pregnant mares, these caterpillars can cause mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS), which results in the aborting of late-term foal fetuses, said MU Extension forage specialist Craig Roberts.

How much nitrogen does your field really need?

Monday, June 10, 2013

A new tool helps farmers feed crops only as much as they really need, saving money and the environment.

Natural gas byproducts could gain as exports

Saturday, June 8, 2013

The Utica and Marcellus shales are producing more than just natural gas. Some are suggesting the byproducts be exported.

Farm equipment manufacturers optimistic about continued sales growth

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Manufacturers of agricultural machinery are optimistic about near-term business expectations in most parts of the world.

‘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.

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