Thursday, May 5, 2016
Grazing horses

Lush grasses that green the countryside in April and May are very tasty for a horse, but can also be harmful.
Brood V cicadas will emerge in May in parts of Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Cicadas emerging after 17-year sleep from parts of Pa., W.Va. and Ohio.
CRISPR mushroom

An anti-browning mushroom developed at Penn State using a gene-editing technique known as CRISPR-Cas9 will not be subject to USDA approval.
Drainage ditch

Three Ohio farmers will open their operations to test and display conservation practices for other farmers.
Waterman farm project

The Ohio State University is planning various improvements to its livestock and ag sciences buildings.
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DuPont Pioneer waxy corn hybrids may be first CRISPR agriculture product to reach the market.
gavel

The lawsuits were filed against landowners who have declined all Kinder Morgan Utopia offers.
Fairy gardens are a fun way to introduce children to gardening. Once families get started, they may want to create entire fairy villages.

Adding a touch of whimsy to gardening can make it that much more attractive to children.
Pete Conklevideo

Pete Conkle says conservation is something that his family has always been involved in-- he can remember his grandparents building ponds and using contour strips to farm.
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This week's round-up includes news from the Alexander and Hillsdale FFA chapters.
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