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15 questions to ask before purchasing farmland

Friday, May 31, 2013

The increase in crop and livestock prices have generated significant profits for many farmers, which some are using to buy additional land.

Growing demand has driven land values to record highs in many areas. Whether farmers are using cash or borrowing money, buying land should include a well-researched financial plan.

White vegetables are a good source of potassium

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Colorful vegetables are promoted as key to a healthy diet, but white vegetables, especially potatoes, shouldn’t be forgotten.

Let’s hope weather staves off wheat head scab in Ohio

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Wheat growers can use scab-forecasting system to determine if fungicides are needed.

What is it that’s driving farmland value?

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Farmland values continue to increase by large amounts each year and have reached record levels in most states in the Midwest, measured by both non-inflation adjusted (nominal) and inflation adjusted (real) values.

Youngstown school now offering aquaponics, growing opportunities

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Choffin Carreer and Technical Center in Youngstown is offering an aquaponics program in hopes of bolstering the city’s burgeoning local food scene.

Mahoning Co. 4-H granted use of Southern Park Stables

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Southern Park Stables was part of the Southern Park Racetrack, established in 1911. This racetrack, with entrances off McClurg Road and Washington Boulevard, and the surrounding acres were a huge draw for people who wanted a day in the country.

Salamanders are like the canary in the coal mine

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Want a good feel for the state of the state’s environment? Check out salamanders!

Could water quality be holding back your dairy herd’s production?

Monday, May 27, 2013

Penn State study suggests dairy herd water quality linked to milk production.

America’s patriotic assimilation system is broken

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Despite what some may believe, native-born citizens have a much higher degree of patriotic attachment to the United States than naturalized citizens.

Ferrante, Terra Cotta, and Debonne vineyards win Ohio wine awards

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Three Ohio wines received Director’s Choice award distinction from the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

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