Tuesday, October 15, 2019

West Virginia Department of Agriculture has confirmed plants shipped to Rural King stores in West Virginia are being recalled because of sudden oak death.

PITTSBURGH - Maximizing the potential of microgrowing makes harvest a daily event at Mung Dynasty farm on Pittsburgh's south side.

Winter fish kills and oxygen depletion on ponds are particularly common on ponds with high nutrient loads, heavy aquatic vegetation prior to freezing over, and those with small surface area and shallow water depths.
Utica shale map

There are 57 Utica shale wells in Ohio waiting to be fracked, according to the most current report by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. However, the ODNR is reporting that this report is not up to date due to staffing challenges and setting a new system up that in the future will automatically update the report.
Hemp

Rodale Institute started a new industrial hemp research project focused on examining the crop's role in soil health and regenerative organic agriculture.
Lawrence County grand champion hog

Lawrence County 4-H and FFA members taking market livestock wrapped up their project year at the annual livestock sale. Buyers supported the county's youth with an overall sale total of $220,000.
veterinarian

National Dairy Herd Information Association is offering $1,500 scholarships to third-year or fourth-year college of veterinary medicine students.

The 2013 Mahoning County Junior Fair began its livestock auctions Aug. 29. It was the first of three to be held this weekend. The chickens, turkeys and cattle sales will be held Aug. 30 and the annual cheese sale will be held Sept. 1. Keep checking back for sale results as they are reported.
pig

The new details decrease holding times over the initial estimations and give additional assurances of further viral degradation if the feed is contaminated.
collage of FFA photos

We asked FFA members and alumni to tell us what FFA means to them by saying #thankstoFFA and here is what they had to say.
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