Friday, August 17, 2018
Spotted Lanternfly

The impact of the spotted lanternfly has prompted a group of university, regulatory and agricultural industry representatives to fight the looming threat.

Safety and security of pesticides are the responsibility of the applicator from the time he or she takes possession of the chemicals until they are used.
Farmer Advocates

Farmers must tell lawmakers how their operations have benefitted from farm bill programs so that the 2018 bill reflects the needs of American farmers.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture will be relocated outside the capitol.
natural gas rig

Do you have an oil and gas lease with Chesapeake? Should you give consent to new leaseholder? Find out what's in your best interest moving forward.

The Noah Cox Grooming Pavilion made its debut at the Athens County Fair, paying tribute to Noah, a teen who died in a tractor accident May 31, 2017.
land in CRP

The deadline to sign up for enrollment in the USDA's Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is Aug. 17. Priority practices include grassed waterways, filter strips, riparian buffers and wetland restoration.

Seventy percent of farmers surveyed for Purdue's most recent Ag Barometer expect a net farm income decline of 10 percent or more because of trade conflicts.

Hot weather can stress even the most heat tolerant plants. Your garden will need special care to survive extended dry periods and heat waves.

The Mercer 4-H Roundup livestock sale was Aug. 3 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. Youth sold 143 lots for $107,225.07.
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