Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Columbiana fair

New donor pledges $300,000 — the same amount as the previous donor.
Miscanthus harvested

In 2011, giant miscanthus was introduced to northeastern Ohio, and residents in the area became curious as to what this tall grass-like plant was.
vegetables

The funding, ranging from $50,000 to $100,000, will help these rural communities implement creative strategies to improve access to federal nutrition assistance for families and children.
laptop and newspapers

From Washington, D.C.’s cherry blossoms and the Bundy family situation to professional drone racing and donkeys up for adoption, here are 12 news stories from around the web this week.
5 stories collage for March 12, 2016

From GMOs to spring garden planting, here’s a recap of our most popular stories from this week.
farm business collage

Sometimes farmers forget farming is our business, not just our lifestyle. Writing a business plan helps us look past daily “to do's” and envision what we want our farms to be in the future.
Johnny Appleseed drawing

National Apple Month may be in October, but March 11 is the day we tip our hats to John Chapman, the man responsible for providing many of Ohio’s first apple orchards with saplings from his nurseries.
Dave Felumlee gatevideo

Licking County cattleman is devoted to young cattlemen and women, and his own operation.
deep well Marcellus shale rig

Belmont County is not only leading the state for the highest number of permits issues for the past several months, but the county is also leading in production.
Utica shale well in Carroll County.

In Ohio, Belmont and Jefferson sites received the most permits this February.
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