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World economic woes hit home; soft grain trade, cattle to follow

Monday, August 31, 2015

The strength of the U.S. dollar, which has trended upward since 2014, does not bode well for exports. Commodities are cyclical, so manage your risk and margin.

Beginning farmers guide offers training

Friday, August 28, 2015

AMES, Iowa — A Resource Guide for Beginning Farmers (LF 0006), compiles dozens of existing training resources on everything from soil and composting to small farm equipment and whole farm planning, including information on food safety and seed saving. The guide is available from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Online Store, or the […]

Cleveland landfill turning green with effort

Friday, August 28, 2015

The Land Conservancy secured a Clean Ohio Conservation Fund grant to acquire the former Henninger Landfill and adjacent properties along Big Creek.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Aug. 27, 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015

A roundup of FFA news.

2015 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge winners named

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

4-H youth propose policies and public programs to solve community issues in state contest.

Monsanto gives up trying to buy Syngenta

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Monsanto Company has been rebuffed in its efforts to take over Syngenta, as its latest “enhanced proposal did not meet Syngenta’s financial expectations.”

Researchers deploy insect ‘birth control’ to protect cranberry crop

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

“Insect birth control” disrupts the mating communication system keeping moths (or other insects) and protects the cranberry crop.

Ronald Carl Kuchenbecker, 1952-2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Ronald Carl Kuchenbecker, 63, of Mantua, Ohio, died unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at Union Hospital in Dover, Ohio.

Tax credit applications available for Pa. farms

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Pennsylvania farmers can now apply for 2015-16 Resource Enhancement and Protection program tax credits.

Caroline Cobourn Schnurrenberger

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Caroline Cobourn Schnurrenberger, 1921-2015.

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