As a bountiful harvest empties our fields and gardens, and fills our wheelbarrows and pickup beds with fresh fruits and veggies, growers wonder what to do with the newly vacant space.
The Farm Service Agency is in the process of implementing new programs that were passed in the Agricultural Act of 2014 or better known as the 2014 Farm Bill.
Fifty years ago, on Sept. 3, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Wilderness Act of 1964.
Consumer concerns over GMOs are not going away.
Folks often ask how I think of stuff to write about, and while I sometimes really have to scratch to come up with a subject, especially when a deadline is breathing down my neck, things I see in my travels often trigger a memory that leads to an idea for a story.
Duck hunters looking for a way to add a little spice to their sport may want to try crafting a decoy or two to their gear bag.
Soil and water conservation districts in each of Ohio’s counties need board members who are dedicated to agriculture’s success and natural resource conservation.
Rash of recent car accidents is a reminder to talk about safety.
Back to school. The very notion conjures up visions of autumn and plaid and crisp apples for the teacher.
Every farm owner, every homeowner, every consumer, plays a role in water conservation and protection.
In August everyone enjoys eating summer’s garden harvest, especially water and muskmelons. But they are likely spitting those valuable seeds into the trash. Saving seed is a wise economic and environmental choice and it’s easier than you think
Recently, here in Monroe County, Ohio, there were two fatal farming accidents within a week of each other.
Let us all take a moment to remember Summer 2014. That was a great day.
While injury and fatality statistics for silage harvesting and storage are not easily tabulated, few operations present more hazards.
As summer winds toward fall, this has been a year constantly ahead of itself, it seems.
Limiting water intake reduces animal performance quicker and more drastically than any other nutrient deficiency.
A little phosphorus makes Lake Erie the “Walleye Capital of the World,” but too much phosphorus can lead to harmful algal blooms.
This week found yellow school buses screeching to a stop to pick up children with overstuffed backpacks and a lunch box in their hand, excited for their first day of school
As we get ready for preweaning shots and deworming, I think these calves are in the homestretch.