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MWCD finalizes Seneca oil, gas lease; receives $6,200/acre signing bonus

Saturday, February 16, 2013

The Muskingum Water Conservancy District board has approved an oil and gas lease agreement at its Seneca Lake property.

Farmers market conference March 11-12 on Ohio State campus

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Ohio State University South Centers will host a statewide Farmers Market Conference March 11-12 to promote new ideas and best practices to Ohio’s farmers market vendors and managers.

A Celebration of Love

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Happy Valentine’s Day! Thank you all so much for entering our “Celebration of Love” photo contest. Unfortunately, we couldn’t feature all of our entries in the paper, so we’ve put each photo in “Celebration of Love” photo gallery.

Marcellus and Utica shale: Carroll and Noble counties lead Ohio for permits issued in Jan.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

New this month: The Farm and Dairy was able to obtain permit information for the month of January from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection on permits being issued for Marcellus shale wells.


Cattle numbers lowest since 1950s

Sunday, February 10, 2013

According to the latest numbers from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service in Ohio, beef cows, at 290,000 head, were down 3 percent from last year, and milk cows, at 270,000 head, were unchanged from last year.

Dairy turbulence could settle by the end of 2013

Saturday, February 9, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Turbulence that has shaken the dairy industry the past few years could subside in the second half of this year — if feed prices fall or at least stabilize. Although the first part of 2013 likely will be stressful for producers, Purdue Extension dairy specialist Mike Schutz said those who hold […]

Agland Co-op: The Ohio River facility: Out of sight and out of mind, but not out of reach

Thursday, February 7, 2013

The Ohio River is a major artery for exporting grain from northeastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania.

Fire destroys Wayne County barn, cattle and equipment

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

The barn and its contents were mostly lost.

Paul Harvey’s words still ring true: God said, ‘I need a caretaker.’ So he made a farmer

Monday, February 4, 2013

It was a Super Bowl ad that grabbed our attention for its shear simplicity, not its shock factor. Paul Harvey sharing his, “So God Made a Farmer” tribute.

Shale is bringing jobs and money to Pennsylvania

Monday, February 4, 2013

Now Pennsylvania is an energy leader. The shale boom has created 215,000 jobs in related industries.

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