Sunday, November 29, 2015

Most farmers say they would farm without crop insurance, but it makes their lives a little easier. Without the backup of crop insurance, they say, their business and livelihood might not survive. Kristy Foster-Seachrist examines how Ohio farms are using, or not using, the program.

Ohio’s Young Cattleman of the Year is committed to the Angus breed, and the larger beef industry.
Conservation corridor

Field ecologists go to great lengths to get data. Radio collars and automatic video cameras are among their tools for documenting the natural world.

Farm Bureau county presidents hear about farm bill implementation, other top issues in D.C.

Spring is a perfect time to take a soil test to measure your soil's fertility. Testing your soil is an easy and inexpensive way of maintaining good plant health and productivity. Remember: Healthy soil will result in healthy plants.
Shale gas rig

Harrison County is leading the way for the number of Utica shale permits issued in the state of Ohio.

Ohio's nutrient and water quality bill seen as a good defense against federal regulation.

The Ohio Beef Expo takes place March 14-16 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.
produce in basket

Science continues to expose connections between our food choices, inflammation, and the incidence of chronic diseases like arthritis.
beef cattle on pasture

Whether the national beef herd grows or declines in the coming months will depend on cow slaughter numbers.