Monday, May 30, 2016
Shale gas rig

Carroll County, which continues to lead the state with the largest number of permits issued in the Utica shale, received two more in April.
gavel on U.S. flag

As prison farms prepare to sell livestock, union sues for more time.
corn soybeans waterway conservation

The Pennsylvania DEP and county conservation districts will conduct farm inspections in the Chesapeake Bay watershed as part of the “Bay Reboot” strategy.
Adam Sharp

Ohio Farm Bureau names Adam Sharp new executive vice president.
rototiller

Some gardeners rototill their plots every year out of habit or tradition, but should you?
Ohio FFA Convention recap

Thousands of FFA members and guests attended the 88th annual Ohio FFA Convention, May 5 and 6, in Columbus.
CRP restored wetland in Ohio

USDA raised the bar in the latest round of CRP enrollment, weighing environmental factors plus cost, including wildlife enhancement, water quality, soil erosion, enduring benefits, and air quality.
bee on flower

Native bees, among other pollinators, play a vital role in the production of the food we eat and the plants we enjoy. Attract beneficial bees to your garden with these plants.
bee bots at 4-H Challenge

Thousands of students in Ohio and seven other states will learn why bees dancing is a vital aspect of honeybee pollination as they participate in this year's 4-H Ag Innovations Experience, the Honey Bee Challenge.
planting soybeans

What pollinators are active in Ohio soybean crops? An Ohio State researcher wants to find out, but needs some help.
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