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Crown vetch OK for most livestock, but can cause problems for horses

Thursday, July 18, 2013

By CHRIS PENROSE Contributing Writer Crown vetch, a common perennial legume in the region, has been spreading over the years. It grows well in both low pH and low fertility soils and it is highly responsive to lime, phosphorus and potassium. Related: Horse owners should watch for eastern tent caterpillars It has a white and […]

Make-A-Wish Foundation makes Joe Joe a cowboy for a day

Thursday, July 18, 2013

He didn’t want to go to Disney World or meet his favorite superhero.
All 5-year-old Joe Joe Charles wished for was one day where he could be a farmer and a cowboy.

Want to stay cooler in the summer? Try shade trees

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Trees are a practical way to stay cool. Planting trees around a property can reduce reliance on air-conditioning systems. Want to know what trees work well as shade trees? We have a few suggestions.

Andrew Londo to succeed Don Breece as OSU Extension assistant director

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Londo is currently professor of silviculture and Extension forestry coordinator with a 25 percent administrative function at Mississippi State University. He will start his new appointment Sept. 1, pending approval by university trustees.

Trumbull County 2013 youth fair livestock auction results

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Thunderstorms may have hampered the beginning of the Trumbull County Fair, the weather turned sunny and warm by the end and the bidding for the Trumbull County Fair youth livestock auction had a great attendance.

Holmes County: Sheep grazing tour showcases benefits of pasture management

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Sheep tour features four pasture-based farms in Holmes-Coshocton County area

Ohio Sheep Day speaker dispels myths, encourages practices that work

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Sheep Day held at OARDC-Wooster Sheep Research Unit

Prescription lettuce? Not so fast…

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Research suggesting genetic elements from plants make it into eater’s bloodstream turns out to be a ‘false positive.’

Shedding light on fireflies

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Fireflies, also know as lightning bugs, appear on every continent except Antarctica. What else is special about the firefly? The answers may surprise you.

Ohio’s grain indemnity law gets an update

Friday, July 12, 2013

The updated Ohio law increases the size of the farmer-funded grain indemnity fund, which pays producers for losses in the event of a grain elevator failure.

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