Wednesday, June 28, 2017

School is out for summer, but learning never stops. Check out these 14 summer activities to teach kids about nature and agriculture.
Guernsey Co. well rig

There were 268 oil and gas drilling permits issued in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale play, and 112 permits issued in Ohio’s Utica play in March/April.

The story is simple enough; your local Gander Mountain store is soon to disappear just like the wild turkey you missed the other day — gone for good.

The Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame will induct the 2017 honorees; Dwight Beougher, James Buchy, Opal Holfinger and Virgil Strickler Aug. 4.
Lunatic asylum

University class visits Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston, West Virginia. Once the site of Weston State Hospital, a psychiatric hospital.
DFA DMS no longer takign independent producer milk

Approximately 225 independent dairymen in the Mideast marketing order have until Nov. 30 to find a new home for their milk. Dairy Farmers of America announced it will no longer market the independent producers’ milk.
flooded field

The first part of May got off to a slow start, but drier weather could make up the difference.

Backyard chickens can be a great addition to your backyard, but proper care is a must.
Strip tillage tool

The demonstration farms in northwest Ohio continue to test and demonstrate practices that can improve water quality.
Andy White auctioneer

Andy White won the 2017 World Automobile Auctioneer Championship (WAAC) at Manheim Pennsylvania Auto Auction, completing the third and final leg of auctioneering’s Triple Crown.
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