Friday, May 27, 2016
bee on flower

Ortho, a division of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., announced it will phase out neonicotinoids in its garden care lineup by 2021. But will it help save the bees?
Canter's Cave 4-H Camp teen camp

National 4-H Council survey found two-thirds of young people are more confident in the next generation of leaders than in the leaders they see today.
Calculator1

Rather than just listening to politicians' sound bytes, Americans can judge for themselves how close they are to falling into poverty.
cover crops

The type of post-emergent herbicides commonly used to terminate cover crops are much more effective when weeds and cover crops are actively growing.
Brandon Kern testifying.

The Ohio Senate Ways and Means Committee held the second hearing on the CAUV reforms.
Prison fence

Ohio announces plan to sell prison farms, to raise millions for rehabilitation.
truck unloading corn

The outlook for row crop agriculture is not pretty, but imagine how much worse things would be if farmers hadn’t had the vision 25 years ago to build the ethanol industry, says renewable fuel proponent.
Boyert Greenhouse and Farmvideo

Boyert family balances a greenhouse business and farm in Medina County.
Central Pa. Food Bank bowl

With the funding appropriated through the state’s 2015-16 budget, the commonwealth’s charitable food banks will buy surplus agricultural products produced in Pennsylvania.
shale

Monroe County led Ohio for the highest number of permits issued, at six permits.
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