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Lake to River Food Hub ties farmers and schools together

Friday, May 15, 2015

The Lake to River Food Hub of Youngstown is working to tie farmers, food and the community together.

Scientists point to several factors influencing declining honey bee population

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Honeybees are responsible for pollinating more than 70 crops.

Don’t ignore the letter in the mail: Call an attorney before signing

Thursday, May 14, 2015

It is important to remember that the practices of shale energy development have changed considerably over time and so has a lot of the leasing language.

Off the beaten path: ODNR Tree Farmer of the Year’s long road to becoming a true preservationist

Thursday, May 14, 2015

At the time he purchased the 150-acre property in Harrison County, Ohio, Alan Walter didn’t plan on becoming a tree farmer. This year he was named Ohio Tree Farmer of the Year.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of May 14, 2015:

Thursday, May 14, 2015

COLUMBUS — Four Hiland FFA members attended the state FFA Convention April 29-May 1. Those attending where: Morgan Troyer, Tallie Troyer, Diane Yoder, and Claire Farquhar. Troyer, Tallie Troyer and Yoder received their gold officer pins for getting a gold rating on their officer books.   Farquhar, Tallie Troyer and Morgan Troyer also participated in […]

Cunningham named to National 4-H Hall of Fame

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Clarence Cunningham is an Ohio 4-H Foundation board member and alum of The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

Important crop insurance deadline nears for Ohio and Indiana producers

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Producers need to certify conservation compliance by June 1.

USDA proposes changes to improve veal calf handling

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Unlike adult cattle, veal calves that regain the ability to walk after being warmed or rested may enter the food supply.

CAUV still not perfect: Farm Bureau offers new proposal to improve farmland tax

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation has proposed two changes to the Ohio Department of Taxation aimed at more accurately reflecting farm property valuations, as well as encouraging more conservation practices.

Planting 2015: Scattered rain showers slow some, but significant field progress overall

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Mostly dry week makes for considerable progress in the fields.

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