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Utica and Marcellus shale: Permit numbers are lower; waiting list to be fracked is growing in Ohio

Thursday, August 2, 2012

While permits are still being sought in the Utica shale region, the real story may be in the number of wells waiting to be fracked.

Drought 2012: Some farmers could be better off than expected, but not all

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

USDA estimates 73 percent of the nation’s domestic cattle are within an area of drought.

Summit County Fair sale 2012

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Check out the sale results from the 2012 Summit County Fair.

New biotech foods have direct consumer benefit

Monday, July 30, 2012

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service announcedthat it is now accepting comments on Okanagan Specialty Fruits Arctic® Apples.

‘Twilight tour’ draws record crowd to Pine Tree Dairy in Ohio’s Wayne Co.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

The family-run operation includes 40 members of the Steiner family, and is a contributor in the local economy.

Touchstone algae research project could reduce carbon emissions, make biofuel

Friday, July 27, 2012

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act project seeks new uses for algae.

Established in 1791: New barn reinvigorates Rynd farm

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Today, the Rynd brothers — Dennis, 65, and Jim, 61, — and Dennis’ son Brooks, 36, can’t imagine farming again like they did in the old tie-stall barn.

NiSource, Ohio and Pa. land owners still assessing terms of partnership

Thursday, July 26, 2012

NiSource’s plan to develop shale gasses still being reviewed by land owners.

Agriculture Secretary announces new efforts to assist farmers impacted by drought

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

As drought conditions continue across most of the U.S., new efforts have been announced to assist livestock producers.

Tips for managing pregnant sows in group housing

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Experts offer eleven tips for managing pregnant sows in group housing.

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