Monday, September 26, 2016
ugly food

Consumers are slowly becoming more willing to buy "ugly fruit," which are seconds or cull produce. And retailers are jumping on the bandwagon, says Editor Susan Crowell in her commentary.
purple flowers

4 tips for when to harvest cut flowers from your garden.
Texas Longhorn

The Ohio River Valley Texas Longhorn Association’s 19th annual Texas Longhorn show was held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster.
Barshoe hitching post

Every 4-H group serves their community in some way, but the Barshoe Wranglers, a 4-H group in Jefferson county, take it to the next level.
herb collage

Drying, freezing and creating herb infused oils are 3 preservation methods that stock your kitchen cupboard with a taste of summer for dishes year-round, and also make great gifts from the garden.
Dick Matlack sheepvideo

Dick Matlack started showing livestock as a boy, and at 81, he still shows sheep across the state.
daffodils, gladiolus, irises, dahlias

While corms, rhizomes and tubers can all be classified as bulbs, they each have specific characteristics.
Deerfield Farms

Building on the success they've had in Ohio and Pennsylvania, Deerfield Farms is pursuing an overseas opportunity.
Field Notes 6.23.16video

In this week's issue, we talk to a Morrow County man who has been showing sheep since his youth, and a Wayne County woman who hasn't missed a day of the fair in her lifetime.
Tanya Marty at Wayne County Fair

Tanya Marty has not missed a day of the Wayne County Fair in 44 years and it was only natural her passion would land her a spot on the county fair board. But what is it like being the lone woman on the board? Marty says, she is just one of the guys.
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