Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Rebecca Singer

The new president for the Center for Innovative Food Technology is herself a farmer, and knows what food companies need to reach the market.

Although cavity-nesting songbirds don't begin nesting until late March or early April, there's no time like the present to build or buy a few nest boxes.
Holstein brings $32,000 at sale

During the Ohio Holstein Association sale March 10, Pine-Tree 9882 Gate 7345-ET, consigned by the Matthew Steiner family of Pine Tree Dairy, Marshallville, Ohio, sold for $32,000 to top the sale.
ODA tour group

The Daisy Brand Co., which located to Wooster in 2014, is planning an expansion that will lead to more milk demand.
Pennsylvania State Senate

Two Pa. Senate bills, addressing gas royalty protection, were passed Jan. 30, 48-0. They now await action by the House — for the third consecutive year.

Spring planting season is right around the corner and now is the time to pull out your planters and get them ready.
Grain delivery

All three major grains traded on the Chicago Board of Trade have traded to new lows. This happened on the overnight trading, but we have had no rebound.
Adam Sharp

County Farm Bureau members, organizational directors and state leaders from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) have converged on the Capitol for the County Farm Presidents’ Trip in Washington, D.C. March 13-15.
driling rig

Ohio issued 76 unconventional well permits so far this year and Pennsylvania, 196, a sign production is continuing on a steady pace (and definitely above last year's levels).

Sealing off entrances before the bats return to roost in April will keep them out of your attic without impacting the local bat population.
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