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Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett declares Jan. 9 ‘Cooperative Extension Day’

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Pennsylvania’s governor proclaimed Jan. 9 Cooperative Extension Day, in recognition of the 100 years since the formation of the land grant outreach program started by the Smith-Lever Act.

Pa. Farm Show panel: Ag and natural gas industries need more collaboration

Thursday, January 9, 2014

From 2013-2030, shale gas production will increase by 65 percent, and in 2030, it will account for 48 percent of the total U.S. natural gas supply.

Is rural America struggling? Rural population decline reflects impact of recession

Thursday, January 9, 2014

As America continues its slow, but steady, economic recovery, some parts of the country are being left behind, according to the USDA’s report Rural America at a Glance.

Marcellus and Utica shale: Dec. permit hot spot: Belmont County

Thursday, January 9, 2014

There were seven permits issued in Belmont County during December, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Lawrence County honors Beeghly, Viccari for conservation efforts

Thursday, January 9, 2014

The Lawrence County Conservation District honored Joel Beeghly with its Farmer of the Year Award and Dom Viccari with the district’s Distinguished Service Award.

Federal court: Oil and gas lease is no longer valid

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

A federal judge ruled in favor of a Belmont County family and declared an oil and gas lease held by Hess Ohio Resources as invalid Jan. 2.

Mount Vernon livestock auction moves location

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Knox County livestock auction relocates, offers same basic services.

Shell donates $100,000 to Pa. 4-H science program

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

4-H programs in Bradford, Tioga, Lycoming, Elk, Potter, McKean, Forest, Warren, Crawford, Mercer and Lawrence counties will benefit from Shell’s $100,000 donation to the 4-H science emphasis.

Staying warm during cold weather

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

When temperatures begin creeping below the freezing mark, keeping warm becomes a priority whether you’re working outside, or inside.

Here’s a few tips for keeping warms during those chilly days of winter.

Highest-producing oil well is in Harrison Co.; top gas well in Belmont Co.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

ODNR releases third quarter production numbers from Ohio’s oil and gas wells.

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