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New drought-protecting chemical may be new tool in plant protection

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

A research team has found a new drought-protecting chemical that shows high potential for becoming a powerful tool for crop protection.

Bean family shows grand champion at Western Pa. Holstein Championship

Monday, July 22, 2013

Rolling-Spring Holsteins, the Bean family of Franklin, Pa., earned premier breeder and premier exhibitor honors at this year’s Western Pa. Holstein Championship Show.

Hively, Houlette inducted into Columbiana County Agriculture Hall of Fame

Monday, July 22, 2013

The Columbiana County Agriculture Hall of Fame will enshrine Curtis F. Hively and Carey Augustus Houlette July 30.

A penny saved… Find ways to live frugally

Sunday, July 21, 2013

An American Psychological Association poll indicates 80 percent of Americans state the economy is a significant cause of stress, while 83 percent of women and 78 percent of men are stressed about money.

July is National Ice Cream Month

Sunday, July 21, 2013

July is National Ice Cream Month! To celebrate, Farm and Dairy gathered some of our favorite ice cream facts and placed them in an infographic!

Home prices are on the rise

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Homeowners in the U.S. paid a median price of $110,000 for their homes, according to a 2011 American Housing Survey profile released recently.

Researchers say don’t worry, be happy

Saturday, July 20, 2013

People with cheerful temperaments are significantly less likely to suffer a coronary event such as a heart attack or sudden cardiac death, new Johns Hopkins research suggests.

Domestic tomato or wild tomato? It’s in the genes

Friday, July 19, 2013

What happens when tomatoes become domesticated? More than you’d think, according to researchers.

Michigan farmer fights to keep the hogs he raises

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Michigan farmer fined $700,000 for keeping swine the state says are a health and safety threat.

Crown vetch OK for most livestock, but can cause problems for horses

Thursday, July 18, 2013

By CHRIS PENROSE Contributing Writer Crown vetch, a common perennial legume in the region, has been spreading over the years. It grows well in both low pH and low fertility soils and it is highly responsive to lime, phosphorus and potassium. Related: Horse owners should watch for eastern tent caterpillars It has a white and […]


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