Friday, August 26, 2016
Field Notes 6.23.16video

In this week's episode of Field Notes, we look at this year's wheat harvest and how the recent West Virginia flooding has affected farms and communities. We'll also look at our latest Hazard a Guess item and Vacation with Us submission.
Tractor lighting and visibility

The U.S. Department of Transportation published a final rule standardizing lighting and markings on farm equipment on highways, June 22; manufactures have a year to comply.

Swine numbers show modest increases, but profits are still falling.
West Virginia flood water

Farmers continue to assess the damage from devastating floods that ravaged parts of West Virginia while many have reached out to help in their time of need.
tomato blossom end rot

Blossom end rot can affect tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, squash and even watermelons.
Wheat harvestvideo

The Ohio wheat harvest has begun, and other crops continue to progress where rain has fallen.
English daisies, pansies and marigolds collage

A list of edible flowers, plus tips for choosing flowers and resources for cooking and baking.
flag and fireworks

Some Fourth of July stats for history buffs, plus what our family farmers receive from our cookout food.
Beef cattle in group

The Ohio Cattlemen's Roundup will visit Jackson County Aug. 26-27.
farmers market

SNAP sales at farmers’ markets will continue to climb as an increasing number of markets and direct marketing farms facilitate SNAP purchases.
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