Thursday, June 30, 2016
organic weed puller

A report from the Organic Trade Association showed the organic sector posted its largest-ever dollar gain in 2015.
Todor Flower Farm

According to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service 2014 agriculture survey, there was $1.4 million in flower sales in Ohio and $458 million in cut flower sales in the United States.
Groundhog holes

The groundhog is famous for one day in February, a nuisance most of the rest.
basil leaves

In Berlin, Germany, you might bump into a small, indoor vertical farm as you wheel your cart down the supermarket's produce aisle.

The Smithville Historical Society's Pioneer Village recreates heritage of early founders.
Phares Dairy Farm

The Northern Indiana Dairy Trail, co-sponsored by Purdue Extension, will take place June 18 and 25, with five to six dairy farms open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. each day.
National Farmers Union farm safetyvideo

National Farmers Union offers videos to enhance farm safety.
Krikke Porkvideo

Huron County family focuses on producing pork in an environmentally responsible way.
Holstein dairy cattle grazing

A British study from a few years ago found that if you name your cows, they’ll give more milk.
FFA logo

This week's roundup includes news from the Waterford, Black River, Wellington, Loudonville and Southeast FFA chapters.
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