Friday, July 21, 2017

The Wayne-Ashland Dairy Service Unit will hold the 2017 Dairy Twilight Tour July 18 at Rosedale Farms.

The 2017 Ohio Sheep Day is scheduled for July 15 at the OARDC Sheep Research Unit, 5743 Fredericksburg Road, Wooster.

The Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club will host its 36th annual three-day show July 7 through July 9. It will include three days of demonstrations.
Rural stream

Farm groups are praising a recent decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) to withdraw the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) final rule.

R-CALF USA, a national group of independent cattle producers, and the Cattle Producers of Washington, filed a lawsuit June 19 against the USDA, to restore country of origin labeling laws.
Shannon Wingert

Shannon Gallagher Wingert, 28, of Alexandria, Pennsylvania — formerly of Portage County, Ohio — won the first ever National Mrs. United States Agriculture division during the National Miss United States Agriculture pageant June 24, in Birmingham, Alabama.

Large-scale industrial farmers are pushing for changes that would make it harder for states to further regulate the way they do business.
Produce tour at Artisan Acres

Researchers from Ohio State University are working with private farmers to test the benefits of soil balancing, and organic farming.
Junior fair complex

The Canfield Fair is relocating the junior fair to the center of the fairgrounds, where it will build a new multi-purpose complex in time for the 2018 fair.
CAUV bill testimony

The Ohio Senate has approved CAUV reform in its version of the state operating budget.
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