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Ohio poultry owners advised to increase biosecurity

Saturday, February 28, 2015

COLUMBUS — Three worrisome strains of avian flu have been detected in birds out West.

How to manage a profitable market garden

Friday, February 27, 2015

There isn’t a formula for market garden profitability, but attention to what is most profitable, least labor intensive and most cost effective to produce will help you determine what to grow.

USDA extends farm bill crop deadlines

Friday, February 27, 2015

Farmers now have until March 31 to update yields and reallocate base acres.

Ohio’s 4Q horizontal well gas production up 25 percent

Friday, February 27, 2015

Over the two years in Ohio, there has been a 200 percent increase in oil production and a 350 percent increase in gas production.

Ohio dairy farmers share advice on farm succession

Friday, February 27, 2015

Northeast Ohio Dairy Conference focuses on farm succession.

Background check changes for OSU 4-H volunteers

Thursday, February 26, 2015

A new Ohio State University policy requires all students, staff and volunteers working in programs with youth to be fingerprinted every four years.

Update: FFA students and community rally behind teacher

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Members of the western Pennsylvania community of New Wilmington continue to offer their support of Brett McKelvey, the 7-month-old baby born with a heart defect. Brett’s story was shared in Farm and Dairy in January, and nationally, after a local FFA student, Ty Phillips, began a fundraiser to raise funds for […]

Swapping seeds? There’s a law for that

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

When the Joseph T. Simpson Library in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, decided to launch a seed library on Earth Day 2014, the group’s promotion efforts ran headlong into the state’s seed law.

Lackluster grain markets trade weak news

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The next real grain market news does not come until the March 31 USDA Planting Intentions Report. Currently we think that the acres will be several million below the planting of last year. Now comes the guessing.

10 superfoods to add to your diet

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Superfoods are known for containing disease-fighting nutrients like vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that promote wellness and weight control.

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