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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.

Infrastructure, patience and time is needed in shale areas

Friday, March 23, 2012

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Economic booms are ahead for the Utica and Marcellus shale areas, but patience is needed for it to happen. Kristen Holmquist, the manager for natural gas liquids for Bentek Energy, spoke March 20 at the Hart Energy’s 2012 Marcellus Midstream conference in Pittsburgh, Pa. Fracking Holmquist told the crowd there are 1,000 […]

Livestock care board holds first meeting of 2012, reviews standards

Friday, March 23, 2012

Care board begins process of reviewing standards, to be sure they’re up to date.

Pipeline easements are the next step towards progress in the Utica shale

Thursday, March 22, 2012

More business for the lawyers: The best thing anyone contemplating a pipeline easement can do is secure an attorney who knows property law and the gas industry.

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