We asked readers to tell us what they love most about their life’s work. Here are some of their replies. I love farming because… “on the days you look at your spouse both exhausted from lambing all night and asking, “and why do we do this?” Then two things happen. A half hour later you […]
Bio-energy from anaerobic digesters could be “agriculture in nature” if at least 50 percent of feedstock used to produce the fuel came from the same property.
CADIZ, Ohio — A 1959 lease is at the root of a lawsuit in Harrison County against Chesapeake Exploration. A decision was handed down Jan. 17 between The Jewett Sportsmen and Farmers Club Inc. versus Chesapeake Exploration, LLC. Original lease The ground was originally leased by the North American Coal Company in 1959. Chesapeake acquired […]
***Update as of Feb. 14, Pa. Governor Corbett signed the legislation as it was written. The bill now takes effect.*** To check out statements from the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association or the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, just click on the links. SALEM, Ohio — Legislation headed to the governor’s desk will have […]
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Nearly two-thirds of Pennsylvania is covered by forests, with more than 70 percent of those woodlands privately owned. Recent estimates indicate Pennsylvania has more than 600,000 private forest landowners, representing about one out of every nine households. To better serve these landowners and advise them about forest conservation, Penn State’s College […]
A court battle is beginning over 6,000 leased acres in Carroll and Columbiana counties.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — As cattle supplies remain tight and global demand intensifies profitability for cattle ranchers will continue in the year ahead, CattleFax analysts told cattlemen during remarks delivered at the 2012 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Nashville, Tenn. “The economic signals are in place for restocking to begin this year,” said […]
Carroll County residents are passionate about agriculture and aren’t afraid to tell the USDA their opinion over the loss of the FSA office.
Ohio’s master shepherd winner started in turkeys, now raises three types of livestock.
With more funding to work with, Ohio officials expect big year for mine reclamation.