Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Holsteins

Study after study have shown an increase in milk production when cows receive 16 hours of light, alternating with 8 hours of dark.
Vinton County, Ohio forest

The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and spring is in the air. Farmers are getting in the fields, flowers are in bloom and...
farmland preservation Washington County, Pa.

Forty-five years ago, anyone hoping to be someone in American agriculture was offered the same, free advice: "Buy land; they're not making it anymore."
planting field

Producers are reminded to complete and file form CCC-941, Adjusted Gross Income Certification, to receive Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payments, Loan Deficiency Payments (LDPs) and Market Gains on Marketing Assistance Loans (MALs).
corn harvest

The markets have been a bit under the influence lately, with some unexplained swings.
vegetable transplant collage

Proper preparation, timing and technique help seedlings become healthy and productive plants.

This item is beautifully covered in filigree scrollwork. It's a pity that no one knows what it is! Can you hazard a guess?
Theater popcorn

Putting on a school performance takes hard work, long hours and builds character.
spring peeper

In the spring, small amphibians like frogs, toads and salamanders migrate to vernal pools to breed.
birdhouse

Get the kids and grandchildren involved in building a few boxes for backyard cavity-nesters like bluebirds and chickadees.
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