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Mathematicians help California drought-weary berry growers address water issues

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Good math and iPads helping California berry growers.

Henry Ford Hospital replaces heart valve outside the heart

Friday, September 5, 2014

For the first time in the U.S., doctors at Henry Ford Hospital used a minimally invasive procedure to replace a failing, hard-to-reach heart valve with a new one — and placed it just outside the heart.

Looking ahead: natural gas supply, cost could be more than last year

Friday, September 5, 2014

A shortage in natural gas this winter isn’t likely, thanks to the shale gas industry.

OSU Extension to offer Small Farm College

Friday, September 5, 2014

The college is open to all new or aspiring farmers, new rural landowners, small farmers, and farm families looking for new ideas.

Study shows few differences between organic, conventional dairy

Friday, September 5, 2014

Study shows few nutritional differences between organic and conventional milk.

Greenhouse camel crickets abundant in eastern U.S.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

You might find an unfamiliar, cannibalistic creature in your basement, according to The Huffington Post.

ODA and OSU to hold fertilizer certification training

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Training opportunities to help farmers comply with new fertilizer law.

Gene discovery could lead to better soybean varieties for northern U.S.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Discovery could help improve U.S. soybeans.

Business has changed, but farm is a Theaker family tradition

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Richard Theaker’s first ancestors in Ohio were blacksmiths by trade and the deed to the first Theaker property in Ohio was, in fact, written on sheepskin.

A round-up of FFA news for the week of September 4, 2014

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Three members of the Minerva FFA participated in the Columbiana County Fair FFA co-op food stand: Lurena Kimble, Bryce Fankhauser, and Kaitelyn Wayts.

Ohio Supreme Court to hear mineral rights case

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The case is gaining interest because the decision could impact landowners in Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Jefferson, Mahoning, Monroe and Noble counties.

Farms: One size doesn’t fit all

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

In regards to pollution, production and other factors, does the size of a farm matter?

What’s being done about the world’s food waste?

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The world wastes more food than you think.

Photos from the 2014 Great Geauga County Fair

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Here’s a photo gallery from Aug. 30 at the Great Geauga County Fair.

Geauga County Fair market livestock sale results

Sunday, August 31, 2014

See who claimed champion honors at this year’s Geauga County junior fair market livestock competitions.

Stark County Junior Fair auction pulls in $854,406, sets all time record

Sunday, August 31, 2014

(This post has been updated from an earlier story to reflect the final 2014 Stark County Junior Fair results. Scroll down to see a photo gallery of the winners) Aug. 27 & Aug. 30, 2014 Sale Total: $854,406.11 STEERS Number of Market Lots: 69 Average: $3.08/pound Grand champion exhibitor: Lindsey Pugh Bid: $20/pound – Record […]

Coming soon: Genetically edited fruit?

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Is there a difference between GEOs and GMOs? Researchers say, yes.

Lower seed prices? Probably not

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Seed prices aren’t likely to fall for next growing season, even though crop prices have dropped.

Canfield Fair 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014

Aug. 28, 29 and 31, 2014 Sale Total:    $494,541.55 Total Lots:          513 STEERS Number of Market Lots: 66 Average: $2.33/pound with champions; $2.26/pound without Grand champion: Travis Pidgeon Bid: $6.30/pound              Weight: 1,370 pounds Buyer: Ace Pipeline, Inc. Reserve champion: Katie Higgins Bid: $3/pound              Weight: 1,370 pounds Buyer: Rulli Brothers Markets Junior showmanship: Emily Hemphill Intermediate […]

Sign-up begins for Dairy Margin Protection Program

Friday, August 29, 2014

Secretary Vilsack says program acts as a form of insurance for dairy producers.

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