Rushville Republican

Agriculture

July 19, 2013

SHEEP & GOAT

2013 Open Sheep & Goat Show

112 head

12 counties

Supreme Champion Ewe – Southdown – Caroline & Emilie Kuhn, Rush County

Reserve Supreme Champion Ewe – Hampshire – Morgan & Maddie Hauger, Fayette County

Champion Commercial Ewe – Morgan & Maddie Hauger, Fayette County

Champion Dorset Ewe – Jim Robertson & Family, Shelby County

Champion Suffolk Ewe – Austin Brauman, Jackson County

Champion Montadale Ewe – Brody Terrell, Rush County

Supreme Ram – Dorset – McQuinley Club Lambs, Fayette County

Reserve Supreme Ram – Hampshire – Max Courtney, Shelby County

Champion Commercial Ram – Caytee Ingolsby, Johnson County

Champion Southdown Ram – Lampkin Family, Wayne County

Grand Champion Market Lamb – Suffolk – Spencer Smith, Jackson County

Reserve Grand Champion Market Lamb – Crossbred – Spencer Smith, Jackson County

Champion Hampshire Market Lamb – Ashley Meyer, Rush County

Champion Whiteface Cross Market Lamb – Travis Wallen, Hamilton County

Champion AOB Market Lamb – Emilie & Caroline Kuhn, Rush County

Showmanship

Champion Senior – Spencer Smith, Jackson County

Intermediate Champion – Tyler Kiggins, Hamilton County

Junior Champion – Caytee Ingolsby, Johnson County

Novice Champion – Kelby Roberts, Rush County

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  • USDA reminds farmers of 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Compliance changes WASHINGTON - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today reminded producers that changes mandated through the 2014 Farm Bill require them to have on file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification (AD-1026). The Farm Bill

    July 25, 2014

  • Extension farm tour to feature organic vegetable production WEST LAFAYETTE - The organic vegetable production and fertility management practices at an Ohio farm will be showcased in a Purdue Extension tour of the operation near Cincinnati.The tour will be from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 5 at EcOhio Farm, 2210 S. Mas

    July 18, 2014

  • ag-rv071814-soybean variety pic Gene discovery could lead to better soybean varieties for northern United States WEST LAFAYETTE – Researchers from Purdue University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have discovered a soybean gene whose mutation affects plant stem growth, a finding that could lead to the development of improved soybean cultivars for the nor

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • U.S. farmers plant record soybean crop, less corn DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The nation’s farmers planted the largest soybean crop on record this year by devoting millions of acres of land to the crop that had been used for growing corn, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday.Farmers planted 84

    July 3, 2014

  • Manure Management Field Day presents new technology NORTH MANCHESTER — The Wabash County Soil & Water Conservation District and the Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative will host a free Manure Management Field Day on July 29th at Brubaker Farms. The half-day program will address application techno

    July 3, 2014

  • Purdue, OSU assisting in ag meeting for Corn Belt farmers WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue and Ohio State Universities are part of an organization that is sponsoring a meeting this summer to help Corn Belt farmers make their agricultural systems more resilient and sustainable.The Resilient Agriculture Conference Au

    June 27, 2014

  • Farm Credit supports Rushville City FD training efforts RUSHVILLE — Farm Credit Mid-America, an agricultural lending cooperative serving farmers, rural residents and agribusinesses throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, contributed $500 to the Rushville City Fire Department. The funds were used

    June 27, 2014

  • ag-rv062714-problem weeds pic Latest weed control advances in corn, cotton COLLEGE STATION — The latest strategies in managing problem weeds in corn and cotton were recently showcased at the 2014 Crop Tour at the Texas A&M University field laboratory near College Station that serves as a research and teaching platform for T

    June 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Farm Credit salutes Rushville FFA graduating seniors RUSHVILLE — Farm Credit Mid-America, an agricultural lending cooperative serving farmers, rural residents and agribusinesses throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, contributed $500 to support the 2014 Rushville FFA banquet, themed “Legacy

    June 27, 2014

  • Purdue fruit, vegetable food safety course now offered online WEST LAFAYETTE - Purdue Extension is now offering in an online format a course covering food safety practices for fruit and vegetable growers.The course is based on a series of Good Agricultural Practices from A to Z workshops that were given in the

    June 20, 2014

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