Friday, July 21, 2017

Yields from Ohio's 17,000 colonies producing honey averaged 45 pounds in 2013, compared with 60 pounds the previous year.

You're going to be paying more at the store for your Easter eggs. The American Farm Bureau Federation’s latest Marketbasket Survey shows the total cost of 16 food items was $53.27, up $1.73 or about 3.5 percent compared to a year ago.

Producers sold 93 Angus, Charolais, Hereford, Shorthorn, Red Angus, Simmental and crossbred bulls. The bulls averaged $2,857 per head.

Are urban farms commercially viable or just warm fuzzies? Free webinar looks at research.

New areas in Ohio have been found infected with Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, a small, aphid-like insect native to Asia that threatens eastern hemlock and Carolina hemlock in the eastern United States.

Cover cropping is one of the most rapidly growing soil and water conservation strategies.

High tunnels make it possible to grow crops in cooler conditions and extend the growing season.

USDA has extended the Milk Income Loss Contract program through Sept. 1, 2014, or until a new Margin Protection Program for dairy producers (MPP), established by the 2014 farm bill, is operational.

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District is completing negotiations for an oil and gas lease for Utica Shale development for nearly 6,700 acres at Piedmont Lake in Belmont and Harrison counties.

NOAA predicts moderate spring flood potential in Midwest; California and Southwest stuck with drought.
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