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Central Ohio barn fires believed to be arson

Friday, April 6, 2012

Investigators are conducting interviews and following up on leads at this time. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Division of State Fire Marshal at 1-800-589-2728.

Wheat crop: Some good, some bad and some just plain ugly

Thursday, April 5, 2012

The Ohio and Pa. crop is down significantly from last year, and the quality varies.

Fill up on gas from garbage? OARDC trying it

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

WOOSTER, Ohio — The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, a part of Ohio State University headquartered in northeast Ohio, is converting four of its vehicles to run on natural gas — but not just any natural gas.

Carroll County remains the hotbed of activity in the Utica Shale

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

SALEM, Ohio — Carroll County leads the pack with the number of permits issued in March for drilling Utica shale wells in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Of the 175 drilling permits issued statewide in the Utica Shale since January 2011, 60 have been issued to Carroll County sites. Carroll County […]

Prospective plantings: USDA expects 75-year-high corn acreage

Friday, March 30, 2012

U.S. Department of Agriculture releases plantings report, predicting larger-than-expected corn crop.

All on the floor: Ohio company center stage at Big Dance

Friday, March 30, 2012

HOLMESVILLE, Ohio — It’s not every day a floor gets its own documentary or goes traveling around the country on a week-long tour. But, then again, there aren’t many floors in the world that get the kind of exposure this one is about to receive.

Cold burst has produce farmers assessing damage, hoping for best

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Unseasonably warm weather the first couple weeks of March could end up being a curse for some Ohio produce growers.

David Daniels: ‘This gives me a chance to get back to agriculture’

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Ohio’s new director of agriculture comes from a Highland County cattle and grain farm.

What’s new in herbicides for 2012

Monday, March 26, 2012

There are only a few new commercial herbicide products available for 2012.

Pa. Ag Secretary George Greig tours Brunton Dairy and gives it a clean bill of health

Friday, March 23, 2012

Brunton Dairy, a family-owned dairy farm and processor in Aliquippa, Pa., hosted Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary George Greig and Pa. State Senator Elder Vogel Jr. March 23.

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