Every small fruit and commercial vegetable grower should have at least one complete plant tissue nutrient analysis from each field for each crop before harvests begin, said Virginia Tech horticulturist.
A record tree planting in northwest Ohio this spring will help reduce farmland soil erosion.
State representatives spoke at the annual Columbiana and Mahoning county ag leaders’ breakfast May 4.
The annual Waynedale FFA member recognition banquet honored Star Greenhands, Star Chapter Farmers, Honorary Chapter Farmer, and crowned a new FFA queen.
House and Senate budget negotiators have committed an extra $79 billion to agriculture.
For the 19th consecutive year, Ohio has retained its standing as the nation’s leader in the number of Tree City USA communities.
A Wayne County landowner applying liquid manure through an irrigation system had manure ran down both sides of a knoll into Steele Ditch, resulting in resulted in a damaged stream, loss of aquatic life and five miles of upset land owners.
The new first-place premium in four classes – grain seeds, wheat, oats and “other grain” – have been doubled, from $5 to $10 per winning entry. Second-place premiums in those classes were increased to $5, from $4.
Stan Hywet sponsors two vintage league baseball teams, a fun and inexpensive alternative to major league action and a return to the game “the way it was meant to be played.”
Andrea Keener was recognized with the Dekalb Award
Legislation introduced to extend the Northeast Dairy Compact and to create a Southern Dairy Compact.
The National Pork Board is moving forward with its search for a new chief executive officer.
A moment of silence was observed during the annual member recognition banquet in memory of George R. Smith as a friend and staunch supporter of the 4-H and FFA programs in Wayne County.
National association proposes giving growers the support they need – only when they need it.
Earrings, necklaces, bracelets, buttons, pins and even tiaras of half a century ago and older is on display at the Buhl House in Zelinople through June.
Emerson Nafziger, crop production specialist with University of Illinois Extension, writes about the unfortunate tendency to condemn GM crops before their benefits have been realized.
The World Trade Organization’s appellate body overturned a 1999 decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission that has prompted the United States to impose import restraints on lamb meat imports.
Although experts are putting the blame on the hemlock wolly adelgid, the answer isn’t that simple.
Scouting the best defense agains the alfalfa weevil and potato leafhoppers now showing up in area alfalfa fields.
Once again, visitors from around the world will be able to log onto their Internet browsers, sit back and witness one of nature’s wonders: a crop of corn growing in eastern Iowa.