July 12, 2014 Sale Total: $237,657.65 Total Lots: 229 STEERS Number of Market Lots: 16 Average: $3.67/pound with champions; $3.62/pound without Number of Carcass Lots: 9 Average: $4.13/pound with champions; $4.75/pound without Grand champion: Luke Culp Bid: $4/pound Weight: 1,364 pounds Buyer: Casey and Greg Machak Reserve champion: Chloe Williams Bid: $4.05/pound Weight: 1,1.94 pounds […]
Natalie Miller, a senior at Miami Trace High School and a member of the Miami Trace FFA chapter, was elected to serve on the 2014-2015 Ohio FFA State Officer Team as State Secretary.
BURTON, Ohio — Geauga PrimeTime 4H Club met June 17 to discuss preparation for the upcoming Skillathon. There were 30 minute species meetings to help the younger and less experienced members learn what they need to pass Skillathon. Also at the meeting a committee was formed to help find a gift for the buyers to […]
The estimated 2,000 people at this year’s Wayne County Twilight Dairy Tour came for a variety of reasons, including “date night.”
238 geese were euthanized with carbon dioxide on June 26 at Mill Creek MetroParks, but the criticism hasn’t let up yet.
Wayne County Twilight Dairy Tour visits the Steffen family farm of Kidron, Ohio.
Horses and horse-drawn equipment continue to evolve, become more efficient.
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.