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Cyanobacteria could help manage nitrogen to benefit Chesapeake Bay

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Cyanobacteria are a potential tool to increase nitrogen-use efficiency.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of March 12, 2015:

Thursday, March 12, 2015

GREENFORD, Ohio — The Greenford Busy Bees met Feb. 23 to elect officers for the upcoming year. New leaders include: president, Addie Flowers; vice president, Alaina Courtwright; secretary, Delaney Less; assistant secretary, Olivia Wince; health officer, Tara Wine; safety officer, Genesis Johnson; news reporter, Maureen Baker.   * * * BURTON, Ohio — Geauga Beef […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of March 12, 2015:

Thursday, March 12, 2015

MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA chapter sent officer books, state and American degree applications and proficiency applications to be judged at the district level Feb. 10. Jason Jenkins (reporter), Elise Neville (secretary) and Terry Medley (treasurer) each received a gold rating on their officer books. They will receive an award at state convention […]

Meimer, Holfinger, Hastings honored as Ohio Agriculture Women of the Year

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The award program is administered through the Ohio Department of Agriculture and the Office of the First Lady.

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.

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