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Dow AgroSciences, Barenbrug USA enter agreement

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS — Dow AgroSciences will co-promote BarOptima PLUS E34 tall fescue with beneficial endophyte, said Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW), and Barenbrug USA.

PAAR spells new plant, animal research for OARDC

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Highly secure building means new research opportunity for Ohio State.

Pa. FFA members can win stipend to attend national institute

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

MOUNTVILLE, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Young Farmers Association is offering a stipend for qualified FFA students to attend the National Young Farmer Educational Association (NYFEA) Institute to be held in Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 7-10.

Penn State webinars explore business opportunities in Marcellus Shale

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A series of web-based seminars aimed at helping local businesses prosper from natural-gas drilling and development will be offered this fall by Penn State Extension’s Marcellus Educational Consortium.

So you want to start a vineyard …

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Reality check: N.Y. numbers show it takes about $18,000 per acre to establish a vineyard.

Can you spare a bale?

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Hay assistance is necessary in order for Texas cattlemen to survive.

Online classes for beginning farmers now open for enrollment

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

ITHACA, N.Y. — The Northeast Beginning Farmer Project will offer seven online courses this fall, including four new topics, to help you continue your farming education.

The argument that won’t go away: Farm subsidies are making us fat

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

I’m not buying the argument that farm subsidies are the major villain. If you want to oppose farm subsidies, that’s fine. Just don’t do it hiding behind an overweight person.

Worse crop conditions, better prices

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

It’s a seller’s market: Don’t look back at $7 corn and $14 beans and wonder why you didn’t sell those numbers going into harvest!

A ride back in time is needed to know how a skill from past becomes art

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

A Chagrin Falls man makes his living the old fashioned way; as a blacksmith.

Scarecrow contest entries will be displayed along Ohio River

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

VEVAY, Ind. — The convention and visitor bureaus in Jefferson, Ohio and Switzerland counties are teaming up to provide a multi-county scarecrow contest this fall.

Rita K. Kibler

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

CONNEAUT, Ohio — Rita K. Kibler, 57, died at 3:40 a.m. Aug. 23 at her residence. She was born June 30, 1954 in Conneaut, Ohio, a daughter of Richard A. Johnson and the late Marjorie B. Georgia Johnson. Rita was a graduate of Norwayne High School and worked as a secretary for Kibler Dairy Farms. […]

UT Southwestern Medical Center: Good proteins boost immune response

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

DALLAS — A person’s ability to battle viruses at the cellular level remarkably resembles the way deadly infectious agents called prions misfold and cluster native proteins to cause disease, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report.

Genetic evidence clears Ben Franklin of introducing invasive tree species to U.S.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

HOUSTON — The DNA evidence is in, and Ben Franklin didn’t do it. Genetic tests on more than 1,000 Chinese tallow trees from the U.S. and China show the famed U.S. statesman did not import the tallow trees that are overrunning thousands of acres of U.S. coastal prairie from Florida to East Texas.

Portage County Fair results

Monday, August 29, 2011

Check out the sale results from this year’s Portage County Fair.

Purdue research finds bacteria survives inside plants

Monday, August 29, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Sanitizing the outside of produce may not be enough to remove harmful food pathogens, according to a Purdue University study that demonstrated that Salmonella and E. coli can live inside plant tissues.

Ohio River Basin part of pilot water quality trading market program

Monday, August 29, 2011

Landowners in Ohio River Basin could be paid for conservation measures that improve water quality downstream.

Survey finds five states have adopted stricter regulations on sale of raw milk

Monday, August 29, 2011

WASHINGTON — The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture has released updated results from a survey that gathered information about the regulation and sale of raw milk in the U.S.

Meijer increases purchases from Midwest farms

Monday, August 29, 2011

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Midwest grocer Meijer is digging deeper into its network of area farms by increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables it sources from Midwest farms by 5 percent this year.

Hookstown Fair Sale of Champions

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Congratulations to the winners of the market livestock shows at this year’s Hookstown Fair.

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