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 […]
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 […]
The farm bill and dairy policy was on the minds and lips of government officials at the annual government luncheon held during the 97th annual Pennsylvania Farm Show.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Dairylea Cooperative Inc. hosted its 105th annual meeting in Liverpool, N.Y., Oct. 9.Northeast dairy industry. Dairylea CEO Greg Wickham described the strong Northeast dairy industry, the yogurt boom and the impact it is having on the area. The meeting also featured guests who shared about how the dairy industry is doing in […]
GUNNISON, Colo. — A group of four friends are here to live a dream — to hunt Rocky Mountain elk, the most coveted of all lower 48 big game. But given that, there are more critters involved in this play than elk. Take the golden eagle that winged up from a nearby kill to create […]
FAIRFIELD, Ill. — Ohio Valley Resources LLC (OVR) filed an air permit application with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management Sept. 17, to construct a billion-dollar nitrogen fertilizer facility in Spencer County, Ind. The new ammonia plant will be the first new facility of its type to be constructed in America by a U.S.-based firm […]
BLACKSBURG, Va. — In March 2012, the prices of feeder cattle reached record highs. By mid-July 2012, the severe drought in the Midwest and the Plains had caused soybean and corn prices to reach record high prices. Feeder cattle prices have declined due to the record grain prices and forced liquidation of herds due to […]
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Recent food-based research has discovered fruits and vegetables contain natural cancer-fighting capabilities when consumed appropriately.