Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The Scioto watershed is the second highest for phosphorus and nitrogen loads in Ohio. The American Farmland Trust hopes to get that area next in line for H2Ohio funding and other assistance to address water quality issues connected to farmland.

Attorneys for the Bailey family filed two lawsuits July 12 to force the Ohio Department of Agriculture to defend its land from the pipeline and to stop Columbia Gas of Ohio from moving forward with eminent domain proceedings.

There have been reports of sick or dying birds found around Ohio and in nearby states. Find out how to recognize the symptoms and report incidences.
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A mysterious disease is affecting songbirds in Pennsylvania. Residents should be on the lookout for dead and dying songbirds exhibiting strange symptoms.

With recent reports of sick and dying songbirds in Ohio and surrounding states, hobby and backyard poultry owners should take steps to protect their flocks. 
Cattle on pasture.

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture announced a pilot project to help increase the value of West Virginia cattle.
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Members of the newly elected Zane Trace FFA officer team had a summer retreat July 6. 
gardening news

Best practices in home food preservation techniques will be the focus of a Penn State Extension webinar series. Learn more about dates, times and topics.
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Citizen scientists can participate in surveying Ohio's wild turkey and ruffed grouse populations by reporting sightings in July and August.

The Happy Harvesters 4-H Club had a meeting June 27, at the Community Bible Church-Loving People, in Strasburg.