Monday, August 21, 2017
Week in review: 10/17

his week’s top stories include the new Holmes County Fairgrounds, how to compost indoors this winter, Ashland County third-graders’ recent trip to a dairy farm and more.

Too many farms don’t have reliable systems in place to capture numbers that can help their bottom line. And sometimes, all it takes to track those numbers are 30 seconds, says OSU Extension Specialist Dianne Shoemaker.
chicken and beef stock in jars

Bone broth is traditionally thought of as a healing food for body recovery. Learn the difference between stock and broth, and discover homemade recipes for homemade bone beef stock and chicken stock, plus tips for safe canning.

The Ohio Corn Husking Competition was held Oct. 10 at Ottawa Bota Farm in Radnor, Ohio.
Soybean necklacesvideo

Ashland County third graders tour J-Lynn Jersey Farm in Shiloh, Ohio. They learned about animal nutrition, farm safety, life on a dairy farm, Ohio crops and more.
garden tools and fall leaves

Gardening tools need special care at the end of the season to ensure they’re in working order come spring.

The Sustainable Poultry Network conference was held Oct. 5-7 in Wilmot, Ohio. Poultry producers met to discuss topics of breeding, flock management and challenges with raising heritage breeds.

Cooperatives earned $6.5 billion in net income and generated $246.7 billion in total revenue last year.
Holmes Fairgroundsvideo

The new Holmes County Fairgrounds continues to grow, with a major project out to bid right now.
Week in Review 10/9

This week’s top stories include cool weather chicken coop prep, a possible recurrence of avian flu, October gardening tips and more.
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