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Pa. state house takes action on farm vehicle regulations

Friday, April 30, 2010

Camp Hill, Pa. — Pennsylvania Farm Bureau praised members of the state House of Representatives for unanimously passing an amendment to a transportation bill that directs the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to adopt all exemptions permitted for farm vehicles and their drivers under federal law and regulation. Exemptions Under the amendment, PennDOT would be required […]

Producers: Don’t forget to file annual acreage report to USDA

Friday, April 30, 2010

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Bill Wehry, Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Pennsylvania today reminded producers to submit their annual report of acreage to their local FSA county office to meet FSA program eligibility requirements. Reminder Producers are reminded they must file their reports accurately and timely for all crops and land uses, […]

Economics may be determining factor in soybean seeding numbers

Friday, April 30, 2010

The current economic environment will play a much bigger decision in determining the soybean sampling rate.

It’s not a levy, but sales tax vote impacts Extension, too

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Editor: On May 4, 2010, voters will be asked to approve the 1 percent sales tax for Columbiana County. The outcome of this vote will greatly impact Ohio State University Extension in Columbiana County. County commissioners are required by law to fund mandated programs. Extension is not a mandated program and without the passage of […]

Vacation with us … Hornby

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Todd Hornby of Warren, Ohio, recently spent a weekend at the Marlboro Crazy Mountain Ranch in Montana with his wife Trina. It seems the invited person to the ranch may bring one guest, so we’re glad he chose his wife, but was happy Todd was able to get Farm and Dairy inside the grounds too.

Vacation with us … Bonar

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Eric Bonar of Homeworth, Ohio, saw a whole lot of nothing during a recent vacation out West. After visiting the Department of Mines and Mineral Resources in Phoenix, Ariz., he stopped in Nothing, Ariz., to grab a snapshot with Farm and Dairy. Next up was the NASCAR race in Las Vegas, Nev.

Vacation with us … Yoder

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Henry Yoder of Hanoverton, along with his sister-in-law Becky Kountz of Wyoming, brought Farm and Dairy along during their trip to Zambia. They brought supplies to the Chande Orphanage and did additional projects during their visit in January. Thanks for bringing Farm and Dairy along on such a fantastic trip and thanks for not losing […]

Allegheny couple files lawsuit against Pasture Maid Dairy in New Castle, Pa.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

PITTSBURGH, Pa.— A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a couple who reportedly fell ill after ingesting raw milk from a Lawrence County, Pa. dairy. James and Maureen Orchard, of Mars, Pa., reportedly suffered from symptoms in March by Campylobacter. The bacteria was found in raw milk produced by Pasture Maid Creamery LLC of […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 29, 2010

Thursday, April 29, 2010

BURTON, Ohio –The Auburn Swine Club met April 18. Club president Bryan Briggs called the meeting to order. Club dues of $20 per member are due immediately. Members discussed Relay for Life, which will be held May 22-23 at Cardinal High School, and registration forms were passed out. Briggs gave the livestock sale committee report. […]

Nearly half of Ohio’s corn already planted, Pa. ahead, too

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Crop experts say a dry spring has helped farmers in Pennsylvania and Ohio get an earlier start on the planting season. The latest statistics have been announced.

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