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Pa. Farm Bureau honors western Pa. teacher

Friday, August 16, 2013

Sharon Baillie, who teaches classes in family and consumer sciences at the Burgettstown Middle/High School, uses agriculture as the foundation of numerous lessons.

Cover crop ‘interseeder’ can save time, trips across field

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Penn State’s Cover Crop Interseeder and Applicator plants cover crops, at the same time applying fertilizer or herbicide. This lets farmers seed cover crops into corn long before the corn is harvested.

Ag Progress Days unveils new ‘resource centers’

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Pennsylvania’s Ag Progress Days concludes this afternoon. But research and development on the topics will continue.

Utica and Marcellus shale update: Belmont County leads Ohio in drilling permits in July

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Belmont leads Ohio for the number of drilling permits issued in July. Drilling is ramping up as pipelines continue to be constructed.

Join Farm and Dairy at The Food Dialogues: Ohio

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Join us for our live-blogging coverage of the 2013 Food Dialogues: Ohio.

2013 Ashtabula County Fair auction results

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The youth livestock auction results from the 2013 Ashtabula County Fair.

Ohio Holstein Association signs confidential agreement to settle debt

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Ohio Holstein Association says settlement appears close. Joint statement to be released within weeks.

Butler Farm Show 2013

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Aug. 8, 2013 Sale Total:   $198,307.80 Total Lots:          209 See last year’s results STEERS Number of Market Lots: 26 Average: $2.69/pound with champions; $1.96/pound without Total steer sale:​ $86,246.30 Grand champion: Matt Powers Bid: $16.50/pound              Weight: 1,371 pounds Buyer: Amerikohl Mining, Inc. Butler, Pa. Reserve champion: Taylor Kennedy Bid: $5/pound              Weight: 1,168 pounds Buyer: Rex […]

Building a root cellar

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Hobby farmers, urban farmers, gardeners and back-to-the-land survivalists are using root cellars to store vegetables throughout the winter months. Here’s an easy way to make your own.

Was Pappy Maverick wrong? (When buying land isn’t a good idea for farmers)

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

World population, U.S. farm productivity, Earl Butz and Bret Maverick: What should farmers believe?

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