Here’s a photo gallery from Aug. 30 at the Great Geauga County Fair.
See who claimed champion honors at this year’s Geauga County junior fair market livestock competitions.
(This post has been updated from an earlier story to reflect the final 2014 Stark County Junior Fair results. Scroll down to see a photo gallery of the winners) Aug. 27 & Aug. 30, 2014 Sale Total: $854,406.11 STEERS Number of Market Lots: 69 Average: $3.08/pound Grand champion exhibitor: Lindsey Pugh Bid: $20/pound – Record […]
Is there a difference between GEOs and GMOs? Researchers say, yes.
Seed prices aren’t likely to fall for next growing season, even though crop prices have dropped.
Aug. 28, 29 and 31, 2014 Sale Total: $494,541.55 Total Lots: 513 STEERS Number of Market Lots: 66 Average: $2.33/pound with champions; $2.26/pound without Grand champion: Travis Pidgeon Bid: $6.30/pound Weight: 1,370 pounds Buyer: Ace Pipeline, Inc. Reserve champion: Katie Higgins Bid: $3/pound Weight: 1,370 pounds Buyer: Rulli Brothers Markets Junior showmanship: Emily Hemphill Intermediate […]
Secretary Vilsack says program acts as a form of insurance for dairy producers.
Living in roughly the same era as European and American contemporaries such as Vincent van Gogh and Winslow Homer, Swiss-born scenic artist Ferdinand Brader captured rural life in Ohio and Pennsylvania in a uniquely detailed way.
Elliott family keeps it simple in Knox County, but productive.
WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA dairy team will vie for national honors in the area of dairy cattle evaluation and management at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Kentucky. FFA members who will represent the chapter in the event include Adam Miley, Kaleb Kliner, Reiley Murphy, and Tanner Topp, coached […]
Consumer concerns over GMOs are not going away.
CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio — The sun is just up, and Leah Fine is exhausted. She tries to sleep until the last possible minute, but she knows that Bella, Vinnie and Lugnut are surely up and waiting for her. While it seems like she just left the barn, the 12-year-old pulls on her boots and heads […]
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors. Both Penn State alumni, the Schurmans are long-time educators […]
Jean Timmons was an ‘outstanding woman in Ohio agriculture.’
Ohio’s NOAA hydrologist expects the first freeze to happen in early to mid-October.
Some farmers have had no choice but to cut down their dead peach trees and plant new ones.
The Portage County Fair held another successful auctions, with several new records.
Fertilizer conservation may be the answer to reducing phosphorus runoff from farms into Lake Erie, according to Mansfield News Journal.
OSU holds science writers workshop to update media about issues facing Lake Erie.
NOAA scientist gives late-summer update on algae forecast.