Friday, August 18, 2017

Vegetable plants in the same family have similar characteristics. Familiarity with plant families gives gardeners keen insight to plants’ unique needs.
solar bauer beef

Solar energy powers this Carroll County beef farm and a home on the property.
Sperry egg farm

This family farm is planning for the future. Last year, Sperry Farms, located in Atlantic, Pennsylvania, added on 30,000 square feet to house new egg processing equipment, which moves 53 eggs through the system per second, or 530 cases an hour.

The world of digital agriculture is continuing to advance before our eyes. Ohio State’s College of Food Agriculture and Biological Engineering professors Scott Shearer and John Fulton share what's in store for precision agriculture.
Kiko farms

Precision agriculture and agricultural technology have come a long way in the past five to 10 years. It's not a one-size-fits-all management tool, but it fits more farms than you think.
Putt family

The Putt family is building on their grain farming business, which includes custom planting and harvesting.

Over 250 breeds of cattle are recognized throughout the world. Learn to identify the most common dairy breeds in the United States.

Whatever your background or experience, there are some things you need to consider before starting your own dairy farm.

The business structure you choose for your farm influences daily operations, how decisions are made and the responsibilities of owners.
Chuck Dudgeon

Members of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club visited Chuck Dudgeon's farm, in Knox County, Ohio, to bust myths about the beef industry and learn how to make informed decisions at the meat counter.
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