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Claude P. Sheppard, Jr.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

SEVILLE, Ohio — Claude P. Sheppard Jr., of Seville, died Jan. 27, 2015.

USDA gives nonbrowning apples the green light

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has deregulated two apple varieties genetically engineered to resist browning.

Pa. dairy producers receive awards at state summit

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association presented three leadership awards.

Ohio Supreme Court says local rules cannot stop oil and gas drilling

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled that local governments cannot impede upon oil and gas activities that are state-approved.

EPA release of farmers’ information still embroiled in court battle

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

U.S. District Court dismissed farmer objections Jan. 27, but pork producers and AFBF file appeal.

Preventative maintenance eases winter stresses on trees and shrubs

Monday, February 16, 2015

Heavy snow and ice, as well as frozen soil conditions, can damage cherished trees and shrubs in residential landscapes.

Farm emergency action plans help first responders, save time

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Too often, when first responders arrive on the scene of a farm-related emergency, they don’t have the proper knowledge, training, personnel or equipment to manage the situation.

Urgent care v. ER? Tips on making the right choice

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Better safe than sorry? The truth is many situations don’t warrant a trip to the emergency room.

Ohio Wildlife Council receives 2015-2016 deer hunting proposals

Friday, February 13, 2015

Proposed regulations to the Ohio Wildlife Council include a reduction in bag limits and antlerless permit use, as well as a shift in the youth season during the 2015-2016 hunting seasons.

Sunshine farmers conference to focus on soil health

Friday, February 13, 2015

Attendees will learn how natural systems work in order to farm in a way that benefits the environment and their customers.

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