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Moisture and compaction key to well-built pond

Saturday, March 7, 2015

A pond can be a valuable asset to a farm or suburban landowner.

Daffodil Dairy Sale is called off this year

Friday, March 6, 2015

For the first time in a quarter century, the Carroll County Daffodil Dairy Sale has been canceled.

Maple madness: See first hand how pure Ohio maple syrup is produced

Thursday, March 5, 2015

For 15 years, Ohio maple producers have joined together to open their sugarhouses to visitors for two special weekend tours.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of March 5, 2015:

Thursday, March 5, 2015

WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA chapter has been teaching elementary students about agriculture through the Ag in the Classroom committee for many years.   They teach students about many agricultural topics throughout the year, including trees, dairy products, soil, farm animals, flowers, Freddie the Fish with Kelly Riley from the Wayne County Soil […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of March 5, 2015:

Thursday, March 5, 2015

RANDOLPH, Ohio — The Portage Prime Producers, a new 4-H club featuring swine and small animals in Portage County, held its first meeting Feb. 22.   Officers were elected and include president, Emma Urban; vice president, Darla Derthick; secretary, Morgan Chesla; historian/news reporter, Bella Wagner; treasurer, Shelby Morehead; and recreational leader, Madelyn Rennecker.   The […]

New crop production guide aimed at helping farmers tap organic markets

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The guide provides science-based information on organic practices and ecological processes.

Toledo port authority to speak at ag breakfast

Monday, March 2, 2015

With more than 43 percent of the U.S. and Canadian markets located within 500 miles, Toledo is a prime location for national and international trade and commerce.

Take steps to protect yourself from identity theft

Sunday, March 1, 2015

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, 16.6 million people experienced identity theft in 2012.

No damage to soils from grazing of cover crops

Sunday, March 1, 2015

WASHINGTON — A USDA scientist has found a way to encourage more growers to use cover crops by allowing cattle to graze on them.

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.


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