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2015 Championship Tractor Pull final results

Thursday, February 19, 2015

From the Championship Tractor Pull held in conjunction with the National Farm Machinery Show, Feb. 11-14, the following results were posted from the finals.

USDA gives nonbrowning apples the green light

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has deregulated two apple varieties genetically engineered to resist browning.

Crop consultant explains potential of soybean yield

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

OBERLIN, Ohio — Part of producing a good yielding crop is choosing the right seed and the best genetics for your farm. And the other part is managing the growing environment as best you can, so the seeds live up to their potential. Missy Bauer, a certified crop advisor and an independent crop consultant with […]

How to understand USDA hardiness zones

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is particularly useful for gardeners when buying seeds for spring planting and maintaining a healthy garden throughout the summer.

Ohio Supreme Court says local rules cannot stop oil and gas drilling

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled that local governments cannot impede upon oil and gas activities that are state-approved.

EPA release of farmers’ information still embroiled in court battle

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

U.S. District Court dismissed farmer objections Jan. 27, but pork producers and AFBF file appeal.

OEFFA workshops help promote farmer skills

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

With more than 100 workshops, OEFFA conference offers something for everyone.

Guebert tells OEFFA members ‘big ag’ is unsustainable

Monday, February 16, 2015

Sustainable farming advocate calls out ‘big ag’ at Ohio farming conference.

Preventative maintenance eases winter stresses on trees and shrubs

Monday, February 16, 2015

Heavy snow and ice, as well as frozen soil conditions, can damage cherished trees and shrubs in residential landscapes.

Farm emergency action plans help first responders, save time

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Too often, when first responders arrive on the scene of a farm-related emergency, they don’t have the proper knowledge, training, personnel or equipment to manage the situation.

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