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Ohio ranchers adding to cattle numbers

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Even amid growing prices, the demand for beef remains, so Ohio cattle ranchers are adding to their herds.

Breeders can delve into genomics at annual meeting

Friday, June 20, 2014

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.

Top Farmer Conference helps farmers improve operations

Friday, June 13, 2014

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 develops new water quality app

Friday, June 13, 2014

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.

Ten things you should know about ticks

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

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.

Free webinars for water well owners

Friday, May 23, 2014

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.

‘I love them until it hurts’: A Mother’s Day letter

Sunday, May 11, 2014

From now through May 21, the National Archives is commemorating the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson’s Mother’s Day Proclamation.

Pa. Holstein Convention Sale averages $3,933

Monday, March 10, 2014

A Braxton daughter topped the 2014 Pa. Holstein Convention Sale with a bid of $19,000.

Liming: Are you keeping your soil healthy?

Friday, February 14, 2014

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 […]

Center for Sustainable Shale Development: Certification center open for business

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Pa. center working to certify ‘responsible development’ of shale resources.

ODNR announces proposed hunting seasons, species designations

Monday, January 27, 2014

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.

West Virginia hunting and fishing map available online

Thursday, November 21, 2013

A new online interactive map, which provides valuable information on all aspects of hunting and fishing adventures in the Mountain State, is now available.

2012 Utica Well Production Announcement

Friday, November 15, 2013

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Delmer E. Little, 1929-2013

Thursday, October 10, 2013

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 […]

Chesapeake agrees to pay $7.5 million over gas royalty controversy in Pa.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Royalty controversy ends with Chesapeake Energy agreeing to pay landowners after they claimed the royalties were underpaid.

Gov. Corbett signs law cutting red tape for livestock exhibitors

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Changes in the rules for livestock exhibitors mean less paperwork.

Pickaway County Farmers launch fresh foods corridor

Thursday, June 6, 2013

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 […]

Ask FSA Andy about heroes in the community

Thursday, May 23, 2013

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 […]

New Year’s resolution

Thursday, January 24, 2013

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 […]

FSA’s annual notice of programs and policies

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Hello again! Each year, the Farm Service Agency is required to issue public notice on a variety of programs, policies, and opportunities available at the county office. Questions can be directed to your local Farm Service Agency office. Commodity loans Commodity loans, also referred to as marketing assistance loans, are available to producers who share […]

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