Monday, August 21, 2017

After a mild winter, growing tick populations and a rise in tick-related illnesses are a cause for concern. Learn more about disease-carrying ticks in Ohio.

Over 70 breeds of cattle can be found in the United States today. However, only about 12 to 15 breeds have a major influence on the cattle industry.

Asset ownership, hours worked and management responsibilities vary across managers, operators and owners of the farm. Learn to divide farm income, fairly.

Over 250 breeds of cattle are recognized throughout the world. Learn to identify the most common dairy breeds in the United States.

Whatever your background or experience, there are some things you need to consider before starting your own dairy farm.

It takes a variety of flowers and shrubs that provide food for both the adult and larval stages to create a butterfly garden.

To see warblers, concentrate on their habitat — old fields, forest edges, woods, and country roads. If there's a stream nearby, that's even better.

A sunburn may not seem like a big deal; however, sun damage causes pain, discomfort and it can put you at risk for skin cancer.

Backyard chickens can be a great addition to your backyard, but proper care is a must.

Poison hemlock is not the only plant that you should be on the lookout for. Jimsonweed, pokeweed and black locust are potentially poisonous to livestock.
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