Monday, November 30, 2015
chesapeake well site sign

Chesapeake's Utica shale net production in the third quarter dropped 15 percent, as the company curtailed production as a result of weak product pricing.
flowers and garden trowel

This month, you can pick up where you left off with October’s gardening chores and make sure your lawn and garden are ready for winter.
Collage of this week's top stories

This week’s top stories include a bull attack on a Grove City, Pennsylvania, farmer, cast iron cooking tips, proposed cuts to the crop insurance program and more.
beef cattle on pasture

Beef and dairy producers in Indiana should watch their herds carefully this fall for signs of the blood disease anaplasmosis, a Purdue animal health specialist said.
Covered Lagoon at Ruckman Farm

Biogas created from nearly two million hogs annually at Smithfield Foods Hog Production's Ruckman Farm in Northwest Missouri will produce approximately 2.2 billion cubic feet of renewable natural gas - equivalent to 17 million gallons of diesel fuel annually.
rust colored mums

Fall garden maintenance of perennials is minimal, but important to keep flowers at peak performance.
gavel and scales of justice

The Pa. Farm Bureau is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of a federal court decision that upholds the EPA’s implementation of a TMDL plan in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
loading grain bins

Ohio State University Extension is offering a free, four-part webinar series on managing risk and financial management.

A Highland bull shattered the life of Judy Ligo when he turned on her.
Champion bull

Dickinson Cattle Co. of Barnesville, Ohio, won the 2015 Longhorn World Championship in Oklahoma City Oct. 24.