Friday, December 9, 2016

Zane Trace FFA members are helping address local hunger needs, putting what they are learning in the classroom to work in their school and community.

Mike Bardo, a vo-ag teacher for 40 years may be done teaching for now, but he won't retire from farming any time soon.
muddy garden

Rain is a good thing, especially when it comes to growing plants. But too much rain can ruin a garden.
Eggs on a conveyor.

New order says poultry moving to live bird markets and eggs destined for a commercial breaking operation from states with infected HPAI flocks must be certified the shipment has tested negative for avian influenza.

National Guernsey Sale nets high bids amid rain storm.
Manure Expo attendees

The 2015 North American Manure Expo is taking place July 14 and 15 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
blackberries, raspberries, blueberries

This summer, take advantage of the variety of the fresh fruits and vegetables available at farmers markets, roadside stands and in grocery stores.
Week in Review 6/20

This week’s top stories include an update on the semitruck-trailer accident that let more than 2,000 piglets loose in southwest Ohio, the new agribusiness degree at Kent State University Tuscarawas, tips for attracting pollinators to your yard, the bird flu’s impact on egg prices and tips for choosing garden pest repellents.

Populations of imported European honeybees continue to decline under pressure from an array of pathogens.
diploma and tassel

West Virginia and Ohio groups are working to create a certification program for students wishing to enter the agriculture field.
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