Thursday, August 17, 2017
acres of land

Farmland values still increasing, although not as rapidly as in the past.
corn kernels and dollar bills

After experiencing record highs in commodity prices just two years ago, farmers will be feeling the pinch as prices continue to drop for the coming season.

While big data has been beneficial in the growing world of precision agriculture, it has also been met with farmer skepticism in regards to privacy and security.
Gates crop adviser

Ohio's crop adviser of the year says his favorite part about the job is helping farmers solve problems, and improve yields.

Memorial Day, 2014, the lives of a southcentral Pennsylvania dairy family were quickly turned upside down.
Week in Review: 9/12

This week’s top stories include results from the Canfield Fair, September gardening tips, garden season extenders and stories from the Stark County Fair.

The soil is very important to a farm sustaining itself and to understand how the soil can be improved, The Soil Health Partnership is being created.
apple collage

Apples are the perfect backyard fruit, and fall is a great time to plant apple trees in USDA Hardiness zones 5-10.
natural gas rig

The ODNR has issued 1,996 permits for horizontal drilling in the Utica shale in Ohio since the state started issuing permits.
frost on leaves

Just like it’s important to know the last frost date in the spring, it’s crucial for home gardeners to know when the first expected frost date will occur in the fall.
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