The leaders of the Agland Co-op and the Green Valley Co-op feel that by merging the two co-ops, the result will be a better value to farmers.
The Columbiana County Fair board has received two additional $50,000 gifts from area families to move the new grandstands project forward.
NEW YORK — A few years ago, U.S. Forest Service researchers in Portland, Ore. showed homes with street trees sold for $7,130 more, on average, than homes without trees. And they sold more quickly. Now realtors are seeing the value of trees when renting properties. A real estate start-up is mapping New York City based […]
WASHINGTON — Indiana has joined USDA’s Cooperative Interstate Shipment Program, which gives selected small and very small state-inspected meat processors the option to ship meat and poultry products bearing an official USDA Mark of Inspection across state lines. Indiana joins Ohio, North Dakota and Wisconsin in the voluntary shipment program designed to expand market opportunities […]
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is creating new, stronger permit conditions for deep oil or gas drilling near faults or areas of past seismic activity. The new policies, announced April 11, are in response to recent seismic events in Poland Township (Mahoning County) at a well owned by Hilcorp Energy Company, that […]
Poultry farmers honored for dedication to Ohio’s egg, chicken and turkey communities.
George V. Hunter, 96, of Stoneboro, Pa., died March 18, 2014, in Orchard Manor Nursing Home, Grove City, Pa. where he had resided since having a stroke in 2008. Mr. Hunter was born in Grove City, Pa., on June 6, 1917, to the late Samuel Robb and Mary Denniston Hunter. He married Evelyn McMichael June […]
Saliva-powered micro-sized microbial fuel cells can produce minute amounts of energy sufficient to run on-chip applications.
Group of central and eastern Ohio wool growers travels to Mid-States Wool Growers Cooperative in Canal Winchester.
Producers sold 93 Angus, Charolais, Hereford, Shorthorn, Red Angus, Simmental and crossbred bulls. The bulls averaged $2,857 per head.
The ODNR announced new, stronger permit conditions for drilling near faults or areas of past seismic activity April 11.
Are urban farms commercially viable or just warm fuzzies? Free webinar looks at research.
Nelson’s Custom Meats smashed the record for price paid for the Grand Champion Ham at the 26th Annual Putnam-Lincoln County FFA and 4-H Ham, Bacon and Egg Show and Sale.
New areas in Ohio have been found infected with Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, a small, aphid-like insect native to Asia that threatens eastern hemlock and Carolina hemlock in the eastern United States.
WASHINGTON — Although retail egg prices are historically high at $1.98 per dozen, consumers will find an adequate supply of the protein powerhouses to fill Easter baskets and for Passover meals, according to John Anderson, deputy chief economist at the American Farm Bureau Federation. Further, “Eggs remain a relatively low-cost source of protein at a […]
Bill would require most farmers who apply fertilizer to be state certified.
UNION CITY, Pa. — As pork chops were just finishing up and homemade noodles sat warming in a pan on the stove, and a Jersey calf needing constant nursing laid in a dog crate in the kitchen corner, an unwelcome danger raged in the top of the Isiminger home. Silently, the stranger roared between the […]
SALEM, Ohio — The Beck’s Young Farm Leader program is a partnership between the Ohio Soybean Association and Beck’s Hybrids that recognizes young farmers who demonstrate hard work, dedication and leadership in their industry. The award is in its second year and recognizes four quarterly recipients each year. From the four, one “farm leader of […]
Ryan Rhoades named first-quarter Beck’s Young Farm Leader.
WILMINGTON, Ohio — The History Center’s new exhibit “Photography: Our History Exposed,” reflects more than 100 years of photography in Clinton County. The exhibit includes daguerreotypes from the 1840s, ‘tintypes’ of the Civil War era, and a stereoscope and ‘views’ of the Victorian era. Also on display are cameras from the 1880s-1980s; and photographic and […]