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Keepin’ it fresh: How to store garden produce

Friday, July 10, 2015

Proper storage of produce keeps it fresh and ripe until you are ready to eat or preserve it. Storing produce in ideal conditions also improves its taste, texture and appearance.

Heavy rains could lead to near-record algal bloom

Friday, July 10, 2015

A wet and rainy June has forecasters predicting another severe bloom of harmful algae.

Jefferson County shale lawsuit seeks $9.2 million in lease signing bonuses

Friday, July 10, 2015

More than 50 Jefferson County landowners say they got stiffed by American Energy Utica and Great River Energy.

Exporting live animals easier, thanks to the Rickenbacker Airport

Friday, July 10, 2015

The special transports pens offer cattle, or any animal, plenty of room to stand up and lay down during the flight.

Poultry producers say USDA response to bird flu improving

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Better communication and the consideration of vaccines is helping improve USDA response to bird flu.

Lincoln funeral train on exhibit in Troy, Ohio

Thursday, July 9, 2015

On Sept. 10-13, 150 years after Lincoln’s final journey, Troy Main Street and the Troy Foundation will showcase the Lincoln Funeral Train exhibit in downtown Troy.

Clean Water Rule also concerns shale gas industry

Thursday, July 9, 2015

The extension of the Clean Water Act concerns farmers, but also energy companies.

Marcellus and Utica shale update: Permitting slows in some counties, soars in others

Thursday, July 9, 2015

There are currently 1,943 permits issued for wells in the Utica shale in Ohio and 1,520 wells have been drilled.

Safe summer grilling (Infographic)

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Fire up the grill this summer and keep these grilling safety tips in mind.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 9, 2015:

Thursday, July 9, 2015

BERLIN, Ohio — The Hiland FFA chapter officers were invited to join the Holmes County Farm Bureau in discussing future sponsorship and getting to know what the Hiland FFA does.   FFA members shared the experiences that Nikyta Engstrom had the past two years at Ohio Leadership Camp.   They also discussed the annual jackpot […]

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