Handlers and workers must have training when they first begin their job, then at least once every five years. The training includes pesticide handling and safety, emergency procedures and preventing pesticide exposure.
Four companies have been granted permits for commercial sand and gravel dredging on portions of a 100-mile stretch of the Allegheny and Ohio rivers.
Late May and early June are the best times to take preventative action against weeds. The best time to apply aquatic herbicides is when the target plants are actively growing and before they flower and produce seed.
The grand-prize winner of the Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters poster contest was Katie Zehnder from Mrs. Milajecki’s class at St. Aloysius in East Liverpool.
President of the Belgian farmers union said the economic impact of the disease has been enormous, but psychologically, it has been even worse.
The titan arum bloom may be only the 12th recorded bloom in the United States.
Johnna Mangun will be wearing two hats for the Buckeye Career Center FFA Chapter during the coming year.
The 10 Ohio Historical Society landmarks that mark Ohio history in the northeast section of the state are open for the travel season.
In celebration of the centennial of the house, a special display of Reeves clothing will be featured this summer in the third-floor ballroom.
Justina Morlock and Todd Denes were recognized as the outstanding FFA students during Black River FFA’s annual student recognition banquet.
Producers are currently experiencing profit levels that have not often been seen in recent history, but are just now back to the financial point that they were three years ago.
A Saturday morning, open air farmers’ market will open June 16 in the parking lot on the corner of East State Street and North Ellsworth Street
Canadian consignments were in demand at the 2001 Ohio Spring Classic and Jackpot Sale sponsored by the Ohio Jersey Breeder’s Association.
By growing your own you never have to worry about freshness. You can just harvest and use. The challenges are really clear when you work with farmers interested in diversifying into the herb market.
It remains to be seen if the slowly developing crops can outgrow slug feeding this year.
The chapter recognized Kelly Fugitt and Russ Stolcals, who will be receiving American FFA degrees at the national convention later this year.
They have marched across Texas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky, but farmers in Ohio won’t see the armyworm larvae for another couple of weeks.
The new movie, Pearl Harbor, highlights the Navy’s role at the start of America’s involvement in WWII, But don’t forget the Coast Guard’s role.