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Portage County Fair 2013

Monday, August 26, 2013

Portage County Fair sale results.

What’s the cost of raising a child?

Saturday, August 24, 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its annual report, Expenditures on Children by Families, also known as the Cost of Raising a Child.

Acupuncture for pets? Some vets using method to treat pain

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Acupuncture, an ancient method that’s used to manage pain, can be used on dogs, horses and cows.

Deere announces record earnings

Friday, August 23, 2013

Deere’s net income is up over last quarter.

Even for cows, less can be more

Friday, August 23, 2013

With little research on how nutrition affects reproductive performance in dairy cows, it is generally believed that a cow needs a higher energy intake before calving. Research by University of Illinois scientists challenges this accepted wisdom.

New pesticide labels will better protect bees and other pollinators

Thursday, August 22, 2013

In an effort to protect pollinators, the U.S. Environmental Protection agency has developed new pesticide labels that prohibit use of some neonicotinoid pesticide products where bees are present.

Grand champion hog brings $21/pound at 2013 Portage County Fair

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The results of the 2013 Portage County Fair livestock auction.

Ashland Farm Bureau, Soil and Water Conservation District holds joint meeting

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Ashland County Farm Bureau teamed up with the Ashland County Soil and Water Conservation District to host a joint annual meeting at Mohican Wilderness Adventures in Loudonville, Aug. 12.

Alleged pollution at root of dispute: Washington County lawsuit settled, but case’s facts remain murky

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

A Washington County family settles lawsuit over alleged pollution they attributed to the shale industry in the early stages of production.

Ag Progress Days provides a good education

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Plenty to learn and try at Ag Progress Days lectures.

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