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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.

Rail and waterway systems make or break Ohio’s soy sales

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Soybean production generates nearly $3 billion of economic activity in the state.

Gov. Corbett signs law cutting red tape for livestock exhibitors

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Changes in the rules for livestock exhibitors mean less paperwork.

NOAA says Lake Erie will see ‘significant algal bloom’

Thursday, July 4, 2013

This year’s bloom is expected to be larger than last year’s, but not nearly as large as 2011’s near-record bloom.

Gov. Corbett’s budget makes solid investment in agriculture

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Governor Tom Corbett signed the 2013-14 state budget, increasing support for the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

Increase summertime pasture productivity with the “4 Rs”

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

To lessen the summer slump in cool-season grass pastures, producers can follow the 4 Rs for summer grazing.

New app gives recommendations for nitrogen applications

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

The free Web-based tool, Adapt-N, draws on local soil, crop and weather data — including high resolution climate data stored at the Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell — to provide better estimates of nitrogen fertilizer needs for corn, in real time, throughout the season.


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