Friday, October 19, 2018
OEPA Director Craig Butler

No decision came out of the Oct. 4 meeting of the Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission's task force on the designation of Lake Erie watersheds as 'distressed.'
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Murray Energy, one of the nation’s largest coal producers, is trying to block natural gas plants in West Virginia.
bees on hive

Elevated winter honeybee colony losses attributed to Colony Collapse Disorder have not resulted in declines in colony numbers, according to the USDA’s Economic Research Service.

Layne Lassnick, of Painesville, Ohio, showed her 1,340-pound steer claimed top honors in the market steer show at the 2018 KILE.
Mercer Farm Bureau awards

Mercer County Farm Bureau honored two member couples for their longtime commitment to agriculture at its annual meeting Oct. 1 in Mercer, Pa.
dairy cows in freestall barn

Teachers can bring the farm to the classroom with American Dairy Association North East’s two new virtual farm tours this fall.
Angus cattle grazing

Tim Schaeffer exhibited the supreme champion female, JBSF Plenty Foxy 12E. Doug and Donna Full showed the supreme champion bull, DVA Promise 730.
KILE sheep

Supreme champion honors in the sheep show went to a Pennsylvania Tunis ram and a Wisconsin Hampshire ewe Oct. 6, during the KILE.
Ohio EPA

The Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss draft permits-to-operate for two Class I non-hazardous waste injection wells in Coshocton.

Attend one of the Dairy Industry Producer Roundtable Meetings this October in Myerstown, Carlisle, State College, Mansfield, Martinsburg and Grove City.
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