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Phone app makes spraying insecticide easier

Friday, November 16, 2012

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have released two mobile phone applications, or “apps,” to make things easier for anyone who needs to adjust insecticide spray equipment.

Farming plus consulting = connections for John Buck

Thursday, November 15, 2012

He manages a well-kept, 700-acre grain farm in Ohio’s Marion County. But the profession for which John Buck is best known is helping other farmers and businesses.

Pigs look healthy but test positive for flu at fairs

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

More than 80 percent of pigs that tested positive for influenza A virus at Ohio county fairs between 2009 and 2011 showed no signs of illness, according to a new study.

Election’s over, now what about farm bill?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Predictions include a short-term extension of the expired bill, or approval of a new, long-term bill.

Beaver County landowner ordered to pay $137,000 for disturbing wetlands

Monday, November 12, 2012

Contact the Department of Environmental Protection before disturbing a wetland, creek or stream. A Beaver County man learned how costly it can be not to call them.

Expert revising Ohio’s phosphorus index to improve water quality

Monday, November 12, 2012

COLUMBUS — Grand Lake St. Marys has lost an estimated $60-80 million in tourism due to harmful algae blooms. And in 2011, algae blooms covered 990 square miles of Lake Erie’s surface area, the largest in the lake’s history.

Turkey will cost more at most Thanksgiving Day dinner tables

Friday, November 9, 2012

That Thanksgiving turkey dinner with all the fixin’s will cost a teensy bit more than last year: 28 cents.

Carroll County leads Ohio for the number of shale permits issued in October

Thursday, November 8, 2012

In October, 231 new drilling permits were granted in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Ohio Auctioneers Association changes its management team

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

The association board of directors has hired KJMB, LLC to manage the affairs of the association.

Velvet View Farm receives Holmes SWCD conservation award

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

The 2012 drought serves as a reminder as to why soil and water conservation districts were formed over 70 years ago, and why it’s important to recognize the work of landowners like the Schlauch family.

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