it is anticipated that in coming years there will be a better balance between the crop production sector and the animal sector.
ALLEDONIA, Ohio— Tucked away in Alledonia, Ohio, is a man with a passion for mustangs, not the hot rod type with horsepower under the hood, but the type that run wild in the western United States. Nelson Lindsey got the bug for mustangs in the 1990s. He started researching the breed and immediately felt a […]
COLUMBUS — Reports from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) show the development of Ohio’s mineral resources in 2012 produced more than $2.7 billion worth of geologic commodities, including increases in the extracted amount of oil, natural gas, limestone, sand and gravel. The 2012 Report on Ohio Mineral Industries: An Annual Summary of the […]
New app provides access to Forest Service maps, such as motor-vehicle-use maps, which are free, while pages from national forest atlases are 99 cents and forest visitor maps are $4.99.
Think you’re healthy because you work out? Although your exercise regimen is good for your body, it may not be enough to counteract the negative effects of sitting.
Are we going to have a bad winter? No strong climate pattern influence anticipated through upcoming winter season.
Cold weather is here and it’s time to winterize the car, pull out the space heaters, and thwart invading rodents. For pet owners, however, these common seasonal activities should be approached with caution because of the potential hazards for pets.
Richard Pallman of Lackawanna County and Cumberland County farmer Richard Mains received two of Pa. Farm Bureau’s top awards.
New farm bill clear as mud as Congress breaks for recess.
Tomatoes are a $2 billion crop in the U.S., but a common complaint is that the varieties in supermarkets often lack the flavor of locally grown varieties.
To improve flavor, breeders need to know more about the types of tomatoes that hold the greatest potential for enhancing taste.
It’s that time of year again: the time that we acknowledge all of the things we’re thankful for.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced a $500,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the Ohio Lake Erie Commission to study the causes of harmful algal blooms and low oxygen levels in Lake Erie.
Brookyln Farmer is a short film documenting the months of effort by Brooklyn Grange, a rooftop farming company, to turn an empty rooftop in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard into a functional, and profitable, 2.5 acre rooftop farm. The new project has been called “the largest rooftop urban farm in the world.” Whether or not that’s the case, the farm project feels like a massive undertaking.
For most people, just one bee landing on an arm is enough to induce fear — if not panic. Imagine, if you can, a half-million. That’s about how many Lorain County beekeeper Denzil St. Clair figures he had on him in 2006, when he competed for the Guinness World Book of Records for most bees on one person.
Many American troops stationed overseas will celebrate the holidays with an Ohio-grown Christmas tree, thanks to Operation Evergreen, an annual event of the Ohio Christmas Tree Association (OCTA).
The industry has never seen a shale play where so much success has been found so early.
The EPA is proposing a cut in what we refer to as the “ethanol mandate.” Although this is still a proposal, it hit the market like law.
November is a good time for beef producers to assess their pastures and facilities and take care of some routine tasks to prepare their cattle operations for winter, a Purdue Extension beef specialist said.
The results of Phosphorus Task Force II make about 20 nutrient-based recommendations.
Will the growing use of health information technology (IT) and electronic-health (e-health) applications impact the future demand for physicians?