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Ag in the Class visits Wayne County, Ohio

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Wayne County fifth graders hear about where their food comes from during Farm Bureau event.

Hilcorp Energy: Forced pooling fight continues in Pa.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Some legal wrangling has stalled the the first-ever spacing order application for an unconventional shale gas well.

Pennsylvania man driving tractor nationwide to support wounded soldiers

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Ivan Stoltzfus, who is driving his antique tractor coast to coast to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project, made stops in Wayne and Ashland counties May 13.

Homemade stink bug traps squash store models

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Stink bugs invading your home? This homemade, inexpensive stink bug trap works better than pricier store models! With video!

Winter wheat production lagging

Monday, May 12, 2014

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — Winter wheat production is expected to decline this year due to lower yields on fewer acres harvested than in 2013, according to the latest report from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. NASS reports Ohio wheat growers expect to harvest 580,000 acres, down 85,000 acres from last year. Wheat production in the […]

Federal climate change report says food, ag production could be in jeopardy

Monday, May 12, 2014

Report warns that “climate disruptions” could challenge yields and world food security by 2050.

Insects represent a link for antibiotic resistant traits

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Common insects can carry antibiotic-resistant material.

Pipeline easements: Get what you want, up front and in writing

Friday, May 9, 2014

SALEM, Ohio — Are you being wooed by a landman for a pipeline easement? You may want to slow down the relationship and think about what you want before jumping in. Remember, this is a lifetime commitment. And it won’t be a relationship between you and the landman. The pipeline easement will be relationship between […]

Utica and Marcellus shale: Southeastern Ohio is drilling hot spot

Thursday, May 8, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 15 new permits for shale play wells in Belmont County in April, the most granted in any Ohio county.

Dairy landscape: Back to normal

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Dairymen, expect milk prices to more or less steadily drop, starting next month.

USDA releases 2012 ag census

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Census data is compiled once every five years and provides insight into the U.S. farmer demographics, economics and production practices.

Emmett Conway Sr. enshrined in ODNR Hall of Fame

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The late Emmett Conway Sr. was recently inducted into the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Hall of Fame.

Ohio FFA members told to defend their dreams

Monday, May 5, 2014

Keynote speaker: “If you don’t stand up for yourselves, if you don’t honor and respect who you are, why should anyone else?”

Ohio FFA Convention in photos

Friday, May 2, 2014

Photos from first day of Ohio FFA Convention.

Bark beetles change Rocky Mountain stream flows, affect water quality

Friday, May 2, 2014

What happens when millions of dead trees, killed by beetles, no longer need water?

The lure of the weather market

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Delayed planting across the country has led to a weather market, and that is dangerous for farmers and traders alike.

Zanesville farmer is sold on toy tractors, Angus herd

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Beef cattle, tractor collecting go hand-in-hand at the Duncan family farm.

Ohio shale wells: 2013 fourth quarter production released

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources released oil and gas well production results from the fourth quarter of 2013 on April 25.

‘Big data’ is a big deal for farmers, researchers

Monday, April 28, 2014

OSU ag research conference focusses on what “big data” means to the university, and private sector.

Protect your privacy when using social media

Friday, April 25, 2014

Social media is cool and useful, but remember to protect your privacy.

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