YOUNGSTOWN — IGS CNG Services is breaking ground on its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station in the greater Youngstown area — located in Weathersfield Township, Trumbull County. The first of its kind in the Mahoning Valley, this station will service a growing number of Ohio businesses and citizens who are converting to natural gas […]
Farm Bureau’s annual outlook survey shows land availability a top concern.
Scientists have identified a distinctive olfactory receptor gene pattern in fruit-eating bats, as well as the particular olfactory receptor gene families important to their fruit diets.
Michigan DNR determines banned traits no longer present.
PLYMOUTH, Ohio — During the week of Feb. 16-22, Plymouth FFA planned a variety of activities to celebrate FFA and agriculture. Students competed in the pudding challenge during AAA. The challenge winner was Tony Kitts, with Ryan Stumbo and Parker Kennard giving him competition, earning second and third place. Mikayla Reer, Tayler Patton, Colten Young […]
CECIL, Pa. — Enrollment for the 2014 4-H year is open and anyone wishing to join 4-H is welcome to attend the Cecil 4-H club meeting March 15 at 9:30 a.m. at the Cecil Fire Department on Route 50. The club will be completing the 2014 registration process, selecting new projects for the year and […]
Three years of recordings reveal more detections of both Arctic and sub-Arctic whales.
There were 71 lots that totaled $244,325, for an average of $3,441.20.
Bill Richards, Ohio farmer and former chief of the USDA’s Soil Conservation Service, was enshrined into the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Hall of Fame.
Lawmakers talk about ways to get more people working on annual Farm Bureau trip to Washington.
PITTSBURGH — The Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Bureau of Radiation Protection (BRP) said that data collected in response to the recent Chevron well fire in Greene County showed no radiation levels above normal “background” levels. On Feb. 13 and 14, DEP’s BRP responded to the Chevron well fire in Greene County to ensure the […]
By DARYLL E. RAY and HARWOOD D. SCHAFFER Though members of Congress often have every intention of enacting a new farm bill well before farmers have to make planting decisions, so farmers can take the new policies into consideration in their planning process, very often planting is under way before the legislation is completed and […]
As spring calving season approaches, it is vital calves receive adequate immunity at birth. Because calves are born without an active immune system, they rely on the consumption of antibodies from colostrum for protection against scours and pneumonia.
Farm and Dairy is collecting your vintage photos of farm and rural life for a special 100th anniversary feature.
Governor Tom Corbett and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that its Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) program will open March 1, providing an estimated $8 million in grants for the purchase or conversion of alternative fuel vehicles.
Lawmakers discuss major tax code reform introduced by Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich.
When the time comes, people around the world turn their clocks an hour ahead come the springtime and turn them back again when autumn arrives. This is because of daylight saving time, an idea first introduced centuries ago by Benjamin Franklin.
Veal sizzled in the culinary classroom of Monroe Career and Technology Institute (MCTI) in Bartonsville, Pa., Feb. 24.
The restoration of Pennsylvania’s river-otter population has been, by all accounts, a great success, and a study being conducted by researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences will soon quantify the accomplishment by yielding population information.
Members of Organization for Competitive Markets recently made a visit to Ohio, explaining their market vision and alliance with HSUS.