Thursday, June 30, 2016

To keep a farm in the family, many families increase their acres, buy more cows, hogs or poultry so they can increase production for the newest generation. The same strategy of expansion and development is important for sisters Robin Voltz and Rinda Sloan -- the third generation to manage their family's operation just north of Loudonville, Ohio. But they're not investing in livestock or acreage. Instead, they're improving their perennials, poinsettias, herbs, fruits, vegetables and landscaping.

Editor:As April 15 approaches, I, like many of us, am painfully aware of the burden taxes have put on our society. We look at...

Editor:As our vote goes, so goes our country, state and county. If you don’t vote don’t complain. In the organizations that I belong to...

The Griffiths work as a team to farm 225 acres and milk 80 head of cattle two times a day.

JEFFERSON, Ohio -- In an effort to connect consumers with local agricultural producers, the OSU Extension offices in Ashtabula and Trumbull counties are conducting...

In Purdue research, a corn-soybeans-wheat/alfalfa-alfalfa rotation provided the highest first-crop profitability in transitioning to organic grain production.

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. departments of agriculture and energy and the National Science Foundation have created a joint research program that designates nearly $50...

Harpercrest Dairy owner Stan Harper and his dairy partner, Dave Ertl, installed one of Ohio's first automated calf feeders.

HAMLIN, W.Va. -- Lincoln County FFA is holding a farm equipment consignment auction May 1 at 10 a.m. at the new Lincoln County High...

ALLIANCE, Ohio --The March 22 meeting of the Country Folks and Country Barbwires 4-H groups was held at the Washington Township Fire Department. Some...
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