Findings at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are providing information about the soil carbon dynamics that play a crucial role in lifecycle assessments of bioenergy production.
Ohio’s Young Cattleman of the Year is committed to the Angus breed, and the larger beef industry.
BELMONT, Ohio — The Belmont County 4-H Horse Committee met Feb. 18. Elections were held and officers are: Jeff Kinsey, president; Dave Kuckuck, vice president; Jeanne Shaw, secretary; Becky Elizeus, treasurer; Jeanne Shaw, point secretary. The next meeting is set for March 13 at 6 p.m. at the Belmont County Extension office. The arena committee […]
The Smithville FFA chapter sent a group of members to the National Farm Machinery Show, in Louisville, Ky., Feb. 13-14. The students who went were Brett Bauman, Colin Stoll, Jacob Studer, Zach Studer, Cole Thomspon, Wyatt Baer, Tristen Stoll, Kolstin Hartzler, Frank Becker, Wyatt Loving, Michael Stewart, Shawn Mantovani, Wren Hostetler, Jesse Stoller, Colton Martell […]
COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. — Kevin Wendt and Nick Cummings, of Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company, Inc., auctioned off fertilizer equipment for Trupointe Feb. 25 in Springfield, Ohio. The highest selling item at the auction was a Rogator 1074 liquid, which sold for $50,000. Other top-sellers were a GVM Prowler 9275 combo, that a bidder […]
Communities looking to broaden access to healthy food and sustain local farms and food production have a new resource: www.GrowingFoodConnections.org, a repository of information on food systems planning.
Field ecologists go to great lengths to get data. Radio collars and automatic video cameras are among their tools for documenting the natural world.
Farm Bureau county presidents hear about farm bill implementation, other top issues in D.C.
Harrison County is leading the way for the number of Utica shale permits issued in the state of Ohio.
Ohio’s nutrient and water quality bill seen as a good defense against federal regulation.
The Ohio Beef Expo takes place March 14-16 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.
Science continues to expose connections between our food choices, inflammation, and the incidence of chronic diseases like arthritis.
OSU Extension, KSU Vesta Program, and the Ashtabula Research Station for the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center are co-sponsoring the Northeast Ohio Winter Grape School from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 17 at the Geneva Lodge and Conference Center in Geneva-on-the-Lake.
Findings at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are providing information about the soil carbon dynamics that play a crucial role in lifecycle assessments of bioenergy production. These studies at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), USDA’s chief intramural scientific research agency, support the USDA priority of developing new sources of bioenergy.
Small farmers wanting to expand or make their farms work more efficiently, or landowners who are new to agriculture and are looking for ways to utilize acreage, can learn entrepreneurial tips from agricultural experts with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences during a series of small farms conferences in March.
Group meets in Ohio to discuss how a co-op could help farmers, especially marketers of grass-fed beef.
To help dairy farmers, veterinarians and other agricultural industry professionals understand how to prevent and treat mastitis, the Penn State Extension Veterinary Team is hosting the Penn State Mastitis and Milk Quality Conference, March 25-26 at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey in Grantville.
The Pork Checkoff has been celebrating the love of pork with consumers, through an integrated marketing program, including a national pork share-a-thon.
A Purdue University workshop March 13 will offer guidance on how to start a specialty food business.
California is supposed to be the Golden State. Make that golden brown. The entire west coast of the U.S. is changing color as the deepest drought in more than a century unfolds.