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Exhibitions feature photos from coalfields, 19th century landscapes

Friday, January 30, 2009

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Early 20th century photographs from the West Virginia coalfields and reproduced images of 19th century historic landscapes are on display at West Virginia University. The exhibitions feature Matt Klett and Byron Wolfe’s rephotographed historic landscapes from the 1860s and 1870s and works by coalfield photographer Rufus “Red” Ribble. The works will remain […]

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau unveils carbon credit trading pilot program

Friday, January 30, 2009

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Pennsylvania Farm Bureau is hosting information meetings for farmers and other landowners who may be eligible to participate in a new pilot program for Carbon Credit Trading. The presentation is titled: “Income and Environmental Opportunities from Carbon Credit Trading.” Meetings are scheduled for landowners in eight counties who are eligible for […]

Improve bottom line at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

Friday, January 30, 2009

COLUMBUS — In today’s economic climate, no-till farmers looking to reduce production inputs without hurting yields or their bottom line may find some solutions at the Ohio State University Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference Feb. 26-27 at the McIntosh Center of Ohio Northern University, Ada. Sponsors include Ohio State University Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research […]

Wildlife expert warns of ecological risks of natural gas drilling

Friday, January 30, 2009

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — With the unprecedented wave of deep-well, natural-gas drilling occurring across much of Pennsylvania, care must be taken to minimize impacts on wildlife and forests so critical to the state’s economy and heritage, according to a wildlife expert in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. The Keystone State must proactively plan natural-gas […]

Dairy basics for farmstead and artisan processors scheduled for Feb. 25-26

Friday, January 30, 2009

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Farmstead and artisan dairy processors can learn how to improve the safety and quality of their products, as well as their businesses’ bottom line, at the two-day Dairy Basics for Farmstead and Artisan Processors workshop Feb. 25-26 at Yoder’s Country Market, New Holland, Pa. Presented by Penn State’s College of Agricultural […]

Fertilizer prices vary at the retail level, but are stabilizing in general

Friday, January 30, 2009

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — After reaching unprecedented price levels last year, fertilizer markets are adjusting to a dramatically different economic situation, making it hard for fertilizer dealers to set their prices and causing some farmers to delay their purchases, said a Purdue University specialist. “Fertilizer markets are now much more global, not only from the […]

Hazard A Guess: Week of Jan. 29, 2009

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

Canine and bovine

Thursday, January 29, 2009

We found this photo hanging around in one of our files and something about the expression on these animals’ faces made us chuckle.

Knee jerks and collateral damage

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Biotechnology can feed the world, save lives, protect the environment, and improve human and animal health and welfare.

We all came together as Americans

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Today’s problems cannot be solved if we still think the way we thought when we created them.” — Albert Einstein All my life, my friends and family have known each inaugural year they must figure on leaving me alone Jan. 20. If the press will bring it to me, I will absorb it. I have […]

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