BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga Beef and Swine 4-H club met Aug. 3. The club wrote a check for barn decorations. There was no junior fair board report. There was no sales report because the sales meeting is not until Aug. 14. Mugs will be provided as buyers’ gifts. The barn decorations are coming along […]
Dairy and ag economics experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences will hold meetings across Ohio as part of an effort to help farmers learn more about the 2014 farm bill and how it will impact dairy producers.
According to Reuters, the South’s soybean crop is growing more quickly than the rest of the country, and will potentially help lull the demand until midwest soybeans are ready in the coming months.
As of July 31, 2014, drilled and producing wells were located in 16 Ohio counties.
OEPA report claims fracking company delayed providing information after well fire. Halliburton’s response: ‘If they had asked earlier, we would have provided the information,’
Growing organic grain is a challenge, especially across 850 acres.
Cooper Farms grows with purchases.
The 2014 Ashtabula County Fair junior fair market livestock sale brought in more than $300,000 for the county’s youth.
The Toledo Blade reports that water tainted with toxins from algal blooms is considered safe for some garden plants, but not all of them.
This is an open letter to farmers, farmer’s wives, and farmers children.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Pennsylvania Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Bill Wehry, announced Aug. 6 that farmers and ranchers still have time to apply for low interest 2014 loans available through FSA’s direct farm ownership program.
In response to the decreasing bee population, the Ohio Department of Transportation has planted wildflowers along a state route to provide food for bees.
Runoff from farms is one source of phosphorus that has contaminated Lake Erie, contributing to the toxic algae blooms that prompted a city-wide water ban in Toledo, Ohio in early August.
Several new records were set at this year’s Butler Farm Show Junior Fair Livestock Market Sale. The records were set in the steer sale, rabbits, lambs and goat divisions.
Pennsylvania farmers who want to use best management practices or purchase on-farm conservation equipment can now apply for tax credits through the Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) program.
The cold winter and wet spring are cited as two reasons why this year’s butterfly population is so low, according to The Washington Post.
Toledo water ban underscores importance of algae issue, and water plant issues.
This year’s lower grain prices requires a careful look at risk management options.
An alternative to mowers and weed whackers to clear stream banks has been tried by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, according to the Le Mars Daily Sentinel.
Solar program in Medina County will discuss how solar can work on your farm.