Monday, August 29, 2016
soil sample

A soil test will provide information about the nutrients as well as the pH level of your garden's soil.
horse by red barn

Taking a whole-farm approach to control can cut down on deworming, save money on products that are no longer effective on your farm, help you learn which horses have natural resistance and which ones are “shedders”, and help reduce parasite resistance.
Week in Review 1/17

The top stories from the week Jan. 11 through Jan. 17, 2015.
homemade laundry detergent

Many cleaning companies have begun to offer natural versions of commercial cleansers as consumers gain eco-consciousness, but these cleaners can easily be made at home.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Jeff Pennington, of New Castle, was named champion auctioneer at the 36th Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Contest, Jan. 14, at the 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show.

There's always plenty to see at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Here are some photos from our quick trip to Harrisburg this week.
water faucet

If preventative steps aren’t taken, frozen pipes can still be thawed even when the thermometer only reaches to the single digits.
natural gas rig

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 53 new permits in December, with Harrison County’s 22 new permits marking the most issued in the state last month.

As a boy, he pretended to sell the family's cows. But auctioneer Russ Farnsworth and family still have a solid dairy farm in Medina County.

A proposed rule change announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Dec. 15 would expand an exemption from national research and promotion check off orders to include 95 percent organic farmers, handlers, marketers and importers — otherwise known as “primary organic” operations.
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