COLUMBUS, Ohio — A lengthy process of transferring the state’s livestock permitting program from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, to the Ohio Department of Agriculture, became closer to completion this week. Signed into law On Tuesday, Dec. 22, Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland signed House Bill 363, which authorizes the ODA to adopt rules under the […]
SALEM, Ohio — President Barack Obama committed the United States to cutting the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions by 17 percent by 2020, and by more than 80 percent by 2050.
National FFA to have one of largest floats in Tournament of Roses Parade.
LIMA, Ohio — They gathered to discuss the three major grains grown in Ohio — corn, wheat and soybeans. But the 250 or so growers who attended the annual Ohio Grain Farmers Symposium Dec. 17 in Allen County were equally concerned about the livestock industry, global climate change, alternative fuels and the impact each will […]
Expected one-time payment to dairymen is 32 cents per hundredweight.
Lesson learned in Pa. dairy farm is that quality can have more benefits than quantity.
Harrison County rancher breeds cattle that make most of land resources.
Virginia Tech economist says farmers will prosper or fail over next 10 years.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As scientists scramble to develop ways to generate enormous amounts of energy from cleaner-burning, renewable fuels to replace coal and oil, promising agricultural crops such as switchgrass have made headlines. But selecting the plants from which to make energy is just part of the challenge. Systems to handle huge volumes of […]
Community gardening, land use planning help Cleveland cast a new landscape.
The Feisley Tree Farm includes 300 acres of trees.
This year’s Ohio Farm Bureau Distinguished Service Award winners are Sarah James of Butler County, Esther Welch of Ashland County, and Jim Buchy of Darke County. The awards and other honors were presented Dec. 2-4 in Cincinnati.
Ohio Farm Bureau members are digging in for more livestock care battles. “Do not underestimate what you have accomplished,” OFBF Exec. Vice President Jack Fisher told the members during the Dec. 2-4 annual meeting, “but, likewise, do not underestimate the job ahead.”
Farmers urge lawmakers to establish fair and competitive pricing system.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — One yard might be knee-deep in snow, while the other is dealing with piles of mud. Record-high temperatures might cause heat stress in one area while cattle in another region are enduring torrential rainfall. One fact rings true Even with all that variability, one fact rings true: better conditions mean better […]
An eastern Ohio tractor pulling team is already looking forward to next season.
Multi-county SWCD board could improve conservation in Muskingum Watershed.
More time is necessary to determine sentencing for former Ohio Farmers Union treasurer
OSU energy workshop gives update on solar and wind electric.
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