Sunday, February 14, 2016
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This week's round-up includes news from the Fort Frye, West Branch and Crestview FFA chapters.
water faucet

Reducing exposure to lead is an important health consideration, especially for households with young children or those who may be considering starting a family.
waterway in crop field

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has restored $3 million in program funding to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
heads of lettuce

The robots will complete all tasks related to growing, except for planting seeds.
mosquito

Zika virus is now present throughout Latin America and has also infected more than 30 people in the U.S. who contracted the disease while traveling abroad.
Terry Cosby

Scientists are starting to understand how ag nutrients are leaving farmers' fields.
Grazing Conference Panel

The North Central Ohio Grazing Conference offered dairy producers the opportunity to improve their grazing operations by hearing from fellow dairy producers and experts in the industry at the two-day event, Jan. 28-29, at the Buckeye Event Center, Dalton, Ohio.
Sherrod Brown farmers

Ohio Farmers Union discuss issues of top concern at annual convention in Columbus.
Pasture Maid Creamery

Consumers who purchased Whole Milk (labeled as pasteurized) bottled by Pasture Maid Creamery in New Castle, Pennsylvania, are being told to discard the milk.
monarch butterfly

The Collaborative’s efforts will focus on promoting awareness of how farmers, ranchers and landowners can support, conserve and enhance habitat for a sustainable monarch population.
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