MERCER, Pa. — As the summer heats up and the list of tasks on the farm grows, some farmers take shortcuts to safety in order to get the job done faster. Safety Day The Penn State Extension-Mercer County office held Safety Day July 10 to remind everyone, including youth, that safety should come first. The […]
Even though spring was chilly and wet, crops in Ohio have bounced back from delayed starts.
After retirement, Richland County woman launched a new business to grow her own food and improve her family’s health.
“Superweeds’ are taking over some U.S. farms due to herbicide resistance.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s report shows that Kentucky has lost over 900,000 acres of farmland and roughly 8,000 farms even though an emerging trend of locally-grown food is on the rise.
In Ontario, Oregon and the surrounding region, crops like quinoa, camelina and pumpkins may turn out to be more than just experimental.
Farmers hope to keep immigration reform alive, want action this year.
A new trend is emerging among retirees: starting farms.
Overall bloom will be smaller than in 2013 with varying impacts across lake’s western basin
There is an increased demand for locally-grown food in urban and suburban areas, so many people are interested in starting small farms without moving to stereotypical “farm land.”
Reporter Chris Kick recently attended a chain saw safety workshop with the Ohio Forestry Association. This is his account of the experience.
During the Sew Sew Sweet 4-H sewing club’s June meeting, a member brought up her idea for her community project.
The Pymatuning Valley FFA chapter has remained busy the first month of summer.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported 25 new permits were issued for drilling in Monroe County during June.
In order to encourage young farmers in the industry, the Agricultural Act of 2014 will provide funding for programs and initiatives to train and mentor them.
Auction results from the 2014 Harrison County Fair in Cadiz, Ohio.
When it comes to the size of farms, The Census of Agriculture ranks North Dakota first among the states in the number of large farms.
The diverse group is lead by farm bureau members, universities, business and industry leaders. It plans to conduct an opinion poll over the next few weeks.
The USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Ohio was recently approved to accept Cache Valley Virus (CVV) as a qualifying disease for the FSA Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program.
Peter Gehres, of Hilliard, Ohio, was named 2014 bid calling champion June 11 at the “Super Summer Slam Down” bid calling championship, part of the Midwest Auctioneers Roundup, held in Ann Arbor, Michigan.