Friday, April 28, 2017

Michigan confirms first cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza, or bird flu, in free-ranging Canada geese.
Week in Review 6/6

This week’s top stories include Ohio and Michigan’s ban on poultry shows, an Ohio man’s indictment for his cattle-rustling scheme, the new renewable fuel standard and the U.S. Senate’s approval of the trade promotion authority.
tiger lilies

Floriography is an intriguing study for those interested in how a flower’s characteristics, history and traditional uses give it symbolic meaning.
well rig

Oil production increased 24 percent from fourth quarter 2014.
cattle, beef, conservation

The Glenn Family Farm finds its niche in the local beef business.
tile monitor

Improving nutrient management — whether by voluntary measures or by forced regulation — isn’t cheap. But it's a muddy mess farmers can't ignore, says Editor Susan Crowell in this commentary.
June gardening

Staking plants, weeding, applying mulch and managing pests are some of June’s gardening tasks.
emergent corn

In the first week of May, American farmers seeded over 35 percent of this year’s projected corn acreage — in one week!
Calf in hutch

Brenda Hastings explains why calves are separated from their mothers.
Canfield Fair poultry winner

The Ohio Department of Agriculture has canceled all 2015 live bird exhibitions at county and independent fairs, the Ohio State Fair, and all other gatherings of birds for show or for sale, including auctions and swap meets.
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