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Ohio beef marketing program referendum fails

Friday, October 12, 2012

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture announced it has certified the results of the 2012 Ohio Beef Marketing Program Referendum. The referendum, seeking to increase the state checkoff on cattle from $1 to $2, did not receive enough favorable votes to pass.

Top honors at World Dairy Expo

Friday, October 12, 2012

RF Goldwyn Hailey, exhibited by Gen-Com Holstein Ltd, of N-D du Bon Conseil, Quebec, was crowned grand champion at the 2012 International Holstein Open Show during this year’s World Dairy Expo.

Why do leaves change colors before they fall?

Thursday, October 11, 2012

The science behind fall’s beauty: Why do leaves turn colors? Why do they fall from trees, anyway?

Number of shale permits sought slowed in Ohio, but not Pennsylvania

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

There are 57 Utica shale wells in Ohio waiting to be fracked, according to the most current report by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. However, the ODNR is reporting that this report is not up to date due to staffing challenges and setting a new system up that in the future will automatically update the report.

No bacon shortage: Still lots of little piggies headed to market

Friday, October 5, 2012

Don’t panic, we’re not running out of bacon! While pork prices will be higher next year, there will be plenty of pork for consumers to buy.

Summers’ truck pulling is ‘red hot’ and ‘twisted’

Thursday, October 4, 2012

A lifetime interest in horsepower and big engines has led Mike Summers to the top of the truck pulling circuit.

Enter the Blue Ribbon Moments photo contest

Thursday, October 4, 2012

There’s still time to enter our Blue Ribbon Moments photo contest. Don’t wait, the contest will be ending soon!

Fatally scorched calf has northeast Ohio community speaking out

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Authorities are looking for information regarding abuse to a young calf that left it severely burned and in need of euthanasia.

Coyotes are monogamous

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

The results are surprising, but a recent study concludes that urban coyotes are monogamous.

Farm safety expert issues another warning about toxic manure gases

Monday, October 1, 2012

Following another manure-related accident in Pennsylvania, experts warn to practice extra caution.

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