Mountain Xpress tells of a “folk system” of agriculture is being promoted in Appalachia, drawing on food systems of days gone by.
Even amid growing prices, the demand for beef remains, so Ohio cattle ranchers are adding to their herds.
Five experts in genomic testing and evaluation will share their perspectives and prognosis for the future of Jersey genomics in a moderated panel discussion June 27 during the American Jersey Cattle Association-National All Jersey annual meetings in Alexandria, Va.
Corn Belt farmers and agribusiness managers can learn strategies to adapt to a changing business environment at Purdue University’s annual Top Farmer Conference July 15-16.
Penn State Extension is offering an innovative new mobile device application — or app — called “H2OSolutions,” to help private water system owners and professionals evaluate wells, springs and cisterns.
WASHINGTON — To find out how to steer clear of Lyme disease during “picnic season” — a time when people are more likely to pick up ticks — the National Science Foundation spoke with NSF-funded disease ecologist Rick Ostfeld of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, in Millbrook, N.Y., and program director Sam Scheiner of NSF’s Division of Environmental Biology. Below are their insights.
Registration is open for two free webinars on water well construction and water testing in proximity to hydraulic fracturing being offered by the National Ground Water Association.
From now through May 21, the National Archives is commemorating the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson’s Mother’s Day Proclamation.
A Braxton daughter topped the 2014 Pa. Holstein Convention Sale with a bid of $19,000.
Liming is not new science, back in 1760 George Washington was adding marl, a source of calcium carbonate, to his farmland as a way to “sweeten the soil.” Managing soil acidity sounds so old school but we are still using calcium carbonate to perform this soil altering function. Liming recommendations Current liming recommendations are more […]
Pa. center working to certify ‘responsible development’ of shale resources.
The Ohio Wildlife Council received proposed changes to several species designations, including bobcats, as well as potential dates for the upcoming fall hunting seasons Jan. 8.
A new online interactive map, which provides valuable information on all aspects of hunting and fishing adventures in the Mountain State, is now available.
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EAST ROCHESTER, Ohio — Delmer E. Little, 84, of East Rochester, died Oct. 2, 2013, in Webster, Wis. He was born July 14, 1929, at home in Wild Duck Hollow to Clyde and Mildred (Hahlen) Little. He was retired as the owner of Wild Duck Hollow Farms which has been in his family for 106 […]
Royalty controversy ends with Chesapeake Energy agreeing to pay landowners after they claimed the royalties were underpaid.
Changes in the rules for livestock exhibitors mean less paperwork.
CIRCLEVILLE, OHIO — A group of Pickaway County farmers recently launched the Ohio Fresh Foods Corridor during the first Pickaway County Farmers Market of the season. The initiative was started by local farmers to help people experience the connection with their food and focuses on promoting homegrown entrepreneurship, new investment and the value of Pickaway […]
Hello Again! As you read this, Memorial Day is right around the corner, welcoming THE “official start of the summer season.” Maybe you will celebrate the day with a cook-out and a visit to the cemetery. Maybe you will attend a parade or maybe you will spend it in the seat of a tractor trying […]
By George A. Hazlett: NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION How many times have you made a New Year’s resolution and only within a few days or weeks break it? I speak from experience. I must confess that I am guilty. I have only made a few New Year’s resolutions in my lifetime, and I don’t believe they […]