Friday, April 29, 2016

Board of supervisors elections, the naming of the SWCD Cooperator of the Year, and the outlining of 2015 programs topped the agenda at the Stark Soil and Water Conservation District’s 64th annual banquet Oct. 16 at R.G. Drage Career Technical Institute.
farmland

Ohio farmers are up in arms over latest round of CAUV property tax increases, in some cases up by 300 percent since the last triennial update.
compost

How do you compost? Here’s some information about building your own compost bin.
Cuts of meat

The battle over country of origin labeling continues, amid threats from neighboring countries to limit trade.
Week in Review 10/18

Here are this week’s top stories from Farm and Dairy:
Rooftop garden

Gotham Greens to build 75,000 square foot rooftop greenhouse in Chicago.
Carrots

Fall is the time to store the food that's taken all year to produce. Indoor, in-place and buried container food storage systems are practical and affordable alternatives to the traditional root cellar.
Eastern hellbender

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Toledo Zoo, and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium recently collaborated on the release of 189 captive-reared eastern hellbenders into three eastern Ohio watersheds.

There are several misconceptions about raising crickets as a food for humans. The biggest surprise may be the profit potential.

As Camp Muskingum enters its seventh decade, camp director Todd Davis hopes a pending $2.5 million building project will help keep it around for a good long while.
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