Friday, April 12, 2024
Pennsylvania hemp

Pennsylvania expands their hemp research program in 2018 as they plan for a processing plant and set the stage to be No. 1 in U.S. hemp production.
manure science review 3029

Keeping to the plan, following best practices and being a good neighbor could protect farmers against nuisance lawsuits over manure.
tick up close

WASHINGTON — To find out how to steer clear of Lyme disease during “picnic season” — a time when people are more likely to pick up ticks — the National Science Foundation spoke with NSF-funded disease ecologist Rick Ostfeld of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, in Millbrook, N.Y., and program director Sam Scheiner of NSF’s Division of Environmental Biology. Below are their insights.

At Pa. performance sale, top-selling buck sells for $1,700.

A Kansas State University veterinarian says taking your puppy out before it has been fully vaccinated for parvovirus could be deadly, especially at this time of year.
Friends and family congratulate Billy Kegley after he wins beef showman of showmen.

At the 2019 Stark County Fair, 4-Hers and their families worked hard in the barns and the show rings.
houdini

I spent most of my life saying, vehemently, I wasn’t a dog person. That has changed, and I have livestock guardian dogs to thank. One, in particular, actually. His name is Houdini, and he was the first livestock guardian dog I trained.

The Canfield Fair Pumpkin Show celebrates its 53rd year.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Out-of-state firewood producers now have two additional treatment options for exempting their firewood products from a quarantine meant to keep harmful...
a wet crop field

The weather in 2019 has seemed extreme to some, especially with the rainfall. A scientist, however, suggests this weather fits the climate change trends.