New solution proposed in “ecoagriculture” to save biodiversity and to feed hungry populations is based on a new understanding of wildlife biology and ecology, on-the-ground experimentation, and major scientific advances in genetics, remote sensing, and other fields.
The Patterson Fruit Farm at Chesterland, Ohio, is a sixth generation fruit farm growing 45 acres of apples and strawberries, with a farm market, bakery, and gift room, and a seven-week Family Fun Fest in the fall.
The ONR Hall of Fame inducts individuals, past and present, who have made significant contributions to Ohio’s natural resources through management practices, environmental education or scientific achievement.
Phenology is a field of science concerned with the timing of natural living processes with weather events over a period of years. Studies in phenology focus on when plants bud, flower and fruit; when insects emerge; when frogs get active in spring; when lakes freeze and thaw; and when birds migrate.
The switch to Mandatory Price Reporting for livestock sales data has been rocky, but the new system has the potential to provide more detailed information price information, segmented by livestock weights and quality levels.