A University of Illinois extension study found that mixing 50 gallons of slurry with a cubic yard of sawdust created a compost with about 50 percent moisture and no odor that was ready to apply as fertilizer in five months.
A 4-H exhibitor thanks the buyers of her steer who showed such kindness and generosity at a past Canfield Fair.
Ohio State University and USDA researchers have learned that the black-faced leafhopper, which transmits the maize chlorotic dwarf virus, also transmits a corn virus discovered last year.
Fifteen-year-old Laura Kline, the daughter of Larry and Diane Kline of North Canton, won grand champion steer honors at this year’s Ohio State Fair with her 1,325-pound crossbred steer, “Superman.”
The Web site includes a whole list of September activities, including fairs, festivals, and celebrations still available to be experienced.
Six of the ten grand champion animals sold Aug. 25 at the Portage County Randolph Fair Junior Fair Market Livestock Auction set record high prices.
Test results includes yield data of 43 wheat varieties from five locations along with test weights, seeds per pound, lodging, plant height and heading date.
The three-day show sponsored by the Carroll County Antique Collectors Club will be at the fairgrounds in Carrollton Aug. 24-26.
The Ohio Historical Society event, with three fields, is the largest and oldest such event in the nation, drawing 21 clubs.
The 20th annual Western Reserve Academy Antiques Festival will be Sept. 3 in Hudson, Ohio.
Six states, including Ohio, will be hit hardest by planned increases in managed care health insurance premiums by the large national and regional plans.
The cucumber beetle is in the pumpkin patch, and when it is infected with a bacterial pathogen, it can be deadly.
The driver had hauled asbestos from Portland, Conn., to Youngstown, then allegedly picked up wheat at McCullough Grain in Sharpsville.
Checking for the disease now – in August and September – can help growers build a plan of defense against the disease next year.
Stark County’s Laura Kline shows the grand champion market steer.
But under unfavorable growing conditions, like this year, this conversion process of nitrate into amino acids is retarded, causing nitrate to accumulate in the stalks and stems. It can areach potentially toxic levels.
Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.
Guest commentatry by Laddie Marous discusses what is involved in taking advantage in the new Ohio law which allows electric consumers to choose their provider.
As West Nile Virus gets increasing attention as a threat to both public and animal health in North America, the Agricultural Research Service’s National Agricultural Library has put up a “go-to-first” Web site for information about it.
Five Boy Scouts from North East High School in Erie, Pa., defeated teams from 41 states and 7 Canadian provinces to win the national title.