Questions that involve developing ethanol production in Pennsylvania and the Northeast were on the table late last month with a pair of “Ethanol Workshops for Rural America” sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Regional Biomass Energy Program, and organized by Ethanol Producers and Consumers.
The Center for Small Farms, co-sponsored by the American Small Farm magazine and Farm Science Review, is geared toward manufacturing agribusinesses that assist smaller acreage farmers.
When Paul and Lois Saums’ two sons, David and Doug, decided to come back to the farm in 1984, diversification became a necessity. The operation now farms hogs, grain, Christmas trees, pumpkins, broilers, etc.
Ohio Historical Society has received an award recognizing the society’s public service and contributions to the archives profession, particularly in the area of pioneering services on the Internet.
The one-hour clinic will show how ponds work and the best ways to manage them. The goal: To help pond owners head off problems and, in the end, save money.
The William G. Mather bulk freighter museum in the Cleveland waterfront will hold unique storytelling tours this fall.
The 2001 Farm Science Review will be Sept. 18-20 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near New London, Ohio, with a full schedule of events each of the three days.
Spare a few minutes at the Farm Science Review to make mittens and hats for homeless children.
A Licking County Common Pleas Court jury, after spending the weekend in deliberations, returned a verdict Sunday, Sept. 9, finding Buckeye Egg guilty of causing environmental damage, and awarded 21 area residents the damage judgment.
Determining the proper time to harvest corn for silage is critical because whole plant dry matter content varies with maturity and it influences fermentation.
A new Congress-commissioned report by Resources for the Future scholars Katherine Probst and David Konisky finds that after 20 years and billions of dollars spent cleaning up many of the U.S.’s most contaminated areas the EPA still has a lot more work to do.
While many areas in Ohio are experiencing drought conditions that would drive growers to harvest early, drought-stressed corn should be harvested no earlier than normal corn silage.
A new “friendly warning” that’s been hitting e-mail boxes around the country, about the release of credit information, is a hoax.
A Michigan State University entomologist said farmers and those marketing genetically modified seeds shouldn’t become complacent because so far there has been no documented evidence that insects have developed resistance to crops engineered to repel them.
What started as a single row in a backyard garden has evolved into a 4-acre plot and a full-time national business.
Even though Katie-Lynn came into the ring fifth, after the grand and reserve champion and two other first place hogs had already sold, the crowd of bidders had been waiting for her and several had decided to buy her hog.
There are more than 1.7 million veterans still eligible for the Korean War Service Medal, including the next of kin of deceased veterans.
A temporary exhibit to honor the fallen president, “A Man’s Best Gift to His Country is His Life Blood: Public Servant William McKinley,” will be on view in the Keller Gallery through Jan. 31.
The USDA’s Risk Management Agency, Farm Service Agency and private reinsured crop insurance companies that sell and service crop insurance policies have joined forces in a nationwide effort to improve the integrity of the program.
The rain didn’t dampen buyers’ spirits at Friday night’s junior fair market rabbit, steer and feeder calf sales.