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EPA paves way for ’10 roll-out of SmartStax

Friday, July 31, 2009

SmartStax just received registration from the U.S. EPA and Canadian Feed Inspection Agency, setting the stage for a 2010 commercial launch.

Pa. horses test positive for Equine Herpevirus

Thursday, July 30, 2009

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Horses at Rolling Hills Ranch stable in Bridgeville, Allegheny County, have been quarantined after at least three horses tested positive for the neurologic form of Equine Herpesvirus, or EHV-1, according to Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff. There is no threat to human health from EHV-1. Severe effects “Equine Herpesvirus causes upper respiratory infection […]

Washington County Farm

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Not a cloud in the sky (well, almost). Jack Perry shares this scene from an active family farm deep in old rural Washington County, Ohio.

Summertime brings back memories

Thursday, July 30, 2009

“The summer skies are darkly blue The days are still and bright And evening trails her robes of gold Through the dim halls of night.” — Sarah Helen Whitman, 1803-1878 What a beautiful summer! I would wish for this to last all the way to Christmas and beyond if I thought I could get my […]

FSA Andy for July 30, 2009

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Hello, Friends: I knew they would finally catch up with me. I received that dreaded pink slip, however it wasn’t signed so I guess I can write at least one more article before they catch up with me. This past week, our town put on their first-ever Critter Cook-off. One local resident provided his opinion […]

Learning to identify abuse in livestock may require more than observation

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Groups gather to learn about livestock and ways to handle the animals.

Doggone Takin’ Me Back

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Sometimes the most vague scent, sound or taste remembered from the past will transport you back to a time gone by. If you look on that time fondly, you might wish you could stay awhile. This happened to me when I visited the William Wegman exhibit at the Akron Art Museum.

Farm news that happened while you weren’t watching …

Thursday, July 30, 2009

With the summer already two-thirds over and the dog days of August about to seep in, I’ll bet you didn’t notice that… About the time troubled New York lender CIT Group started coughing up blood two weeks ago, a trustee for one of its former clients, Meadowbrook Farms Cooperative, was alerting a federal bankruptcy judge […]

Hazard A Guess: Week of July 30, 2009

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget (or at least ‘hazard a guess’ as to its use).

A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 30, 2009

Thursday, July 30, 2009

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — In June, six members of the Zane Trace FFA chapter attended the first session of FFA Camp at Camp Muskingum near Carrollton, Ohio, along with more than 250 other FFA members from around the state. The theme for this year’s camp was “Pirates of Leesville Lake” and many of the camp activities […]

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