Friday, October 19, 2018

Landowners in Ohio River Basin could be paid for conservation measures that improve water quality downstream.

WASHINGTON -- The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture has released updated results from a survey that gathered information about the regulation and sale of raw milk in the U.S.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Midwest grocer Meijer is digging deeper into its network of area farms by increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables it sources from Midwest farms by 5 percent this year.

Congratulations to the winners of the market livestock shows at this year's Hookstown Fair.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State researchers created a computer simulation based on field experiments that showed how road regrading in the spring could play a role in the rapid spread of Japanese stilt grass.

WASHINGTON -- Given all the exemptions from spending cuts that were carved out in the recent federal debt ceiling deal, most states will probably be able to handle the consequences.

AUSTIN, Texas -- Whole Kids Foundation, in partnership with FoodCorps, is accepting online grant applications for the School Garden Grant Program, which aims to help schools grow students' relationships with food through gardening.

WASHINGTON -- The Quasar Energy Group will receive a $1 million grant through the USDA to demonstrate the effectiveness of anaerobic digesters to process and manage livestock waste in the Grand Lake St. Mary's watershed.

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Rural-Urban Leadership program, a two-year leadership development initiative, is seeking applicants interested in becoming members of the program's 14th class.

COLUMBUS -- Residents in northeast Ohio who have been impacted by flooding following recent severe storms could be eligible for emergency disaster assistance under the Renew Ohio and Rebuild Ohio programs.
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