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Hey, W.Va. farmers, is that lime what the label says? Get free testing

Thursday, April 9, 2015

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture encourages buyers of bulk fertilizer and lime to have their deliveries tested to ensure the product meets the guaranteed analysis on the label.

ODNR taking conservation award nominations

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Individual farmers, partnerships or family farm corporations are eligible for nomination.

Research shows raw milk dramatically increases risk for illness

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

According to research, consumers are nearly 100 times more likely to get a foodborne illness from drinking raw milk.

Georgeanne Sexton Wolf, 1945-2015

Monday, April 6, 2015

SALEM, Ohio — Longtime Farm and Dairy employee Georgeanne Wolf, 69, of Lisbon, died April 2, 2015, at Salem Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. She worked at the Farm and Dairy for 26 years, as an internal advertising sales representative and assistant to the publisher. She was a familiar face to visitors to  […]

Mt. Pleasant Community Garden volunteers share gift of fresh produce

Monday, April 6, 2015

Since 2011, Mount Pleasant Community Garden volunteers have donated more than 43,000 pounds of fresh produce to the Stark County Hunger Task Force, assisting them in alleviating hunger through their 32 food pantries. You can help.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 2, 2015:

Thursday, April 2, 2015

News from the Goshen Good Growers, the Salesville Stitch and Stock, Geauga Beef and Swine, Chagrin Falls’ Granny’s Kids and Middlefield’s Sew Sew Sweet clubs.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of April 2, 2015:

Thursday, April 2, 2015

News from Southern Local, Minerva, Northwestern and West Holmes FFA chapters.

Jersey breed revamps its animal ID

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The American Jersey Cattle Association is restructuring the Jersey Expansion identification program, and amending rules for Genetic Recovery.

Water storage project to advance new practices

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

A Purdue project is looking at the economic and environmental benefits and costs of storing water on farms. The project will also address the issues of farm nutrients draining from fields and causing problems downstream.

USDA Planting Intentions Report: Record soybean acres, less corn

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The March 31 USDA Planting Intentions Report finds U.S. farmers expect to plant record-high soybean acreage in 2015.

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