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Penn State Extension Dairy Team garners national award

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Penn State’s Extension Dairy Team has been recognized by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) with its Educational Aids Blue Ribbon Award for the Team’s outstanding Technology Tuesday Dairy Webinar Series.

Southern Ohio FFA’ers addressing local hunger needs

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Zane Trace FFA members are helping address local hunger needs, putting what they are learning in the classroom to work in their school and community.

Expert advises early castration for beef calves

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Studies show that early castration makes more sense.

Bird flu biosecurity: Pa. imposes interstate quarantine

Monday, June 22, 2015

New order says poultry moving to live bird markets and eggs destined for a commercial breaking operation from states with infected HPAI flocks must be certified the shipment has tested negative for avian influenza.

Manure expo: Don’t miss a minute of the action

Sunday, June 21, 2015

The 2015 North American Manure Expo is taking place July 14 and 15 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.

Leap of faith proves spring pollination can be honeybee free

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Populations of imported European honeybees continue to decline under pressure from an array of pathogens.

Ag exports down for 2015

Friday, June 19, 2015

Farm incomes are still forecasted to decrease in 2015, and on a more macro-economic level the strong dollar is still hampering U.S. global competitiveness.

Extended flooding from Tropical Storm Bill remnants could drown soybeans

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The soybean crops in Ohio could be in danger if flooding continues to be a problem this weekend.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 18, 2015:

Thursday, June 18, 2015

CANFIELD, Ohio — Members and advisers of the Western Reserve Rangers 4-H Club marched in the Berlin Township Memorial Day Parade. The group was led by Thomas Collins and Shannon Marshburn, carrying the club flag and a 4-H flag.   The 10 4-H members of the club who marched with the band included Emma Reph, […]

Purple corn: No, you’re not crazy

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Growers who have reported finding corn seedlings in their fields that have turned purple or yellow probably don’t need to panic — the color change is likely just a cosmetic problem that will go away on its own.

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