Saturday, October 1, 2016
farmland preservation

Pennsylvania now leads the US with the most farms, and acres, preserved for agricultural production through its farmland preservation easement program.
Zippy Duvall tours

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall made a recent swing through Ohio, where he visited a wide variety of farming operations.

Pasture management decisions after a drought situation cannot be separated from the usual pasture management plan. Having managed grazing practices in place can help to get those dry pastures healthy again for this fall and next spring grazing.

The power take-off shaft powers implements attached to the tractor. It is important to recognize that PTO shafts rotate at a speed faster than...
milk poured into glass

USDA announces plan to purchase cheese and extend margin protection signup, amid low dairy prices.
soybean field

Crop update: There are huge crops once you get out of Ohio and head west.
Grand champion steer

The Cuyahoga County Fair junior livestock sale took place Aug. 13 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, in Berea.
Lawrence County grand champion steer

This year's Lawrence County Fair junior fair market livestock sale raised more than $220,200 for the county's 4-H and FFA members. Check out this year's champion exhibitors.
PA ag secretary Rusell Redding

The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee held a joint informational meeting on dairy industry issues and HB 1265 Aug. 17, during Ag Progress Days.
Beef cattle in group

Cattle owners in southwest Ohio should monitor herds closely for bovine tuberculosis; prevent contact with wild animals
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