Friday, June 23, 2017
Manure Expo attendees

The 2015 North American Manure Expo is taking place July 14 and 15 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
blackberries, raspberries, blueberries

This summer, take advantage of the variety of the fresh fruits and vegetables available at farmers markets, roadside stands and in grocery stores.
Week in Review 6/20

This week’s top stories include an update on the semitruck-trailer accident that let more than 2,000 piglets loose in southwest Ohio, the new agribusiness degree at Kent State University Tuscarawas, tips for attracting pollinators to your yard, the bird flu’s impact on egg prices and tips for choosing garden pest repellents.

Populations of imported European honeybees continue to decline under pressure from an array of pathogens.
diploma and tassel

West Virginia and Ohio groups are working to create a certification program for students wishing to enter the agriculture field.

Ohio and Pennsylvania farmers were well represented at last night's national Guernsey awards banquet.
vegetables in garden

Whether you have limited planting space or limited time to sow second and third crops, grow-again vegetables produce higher yields with less work.

Community Supported Agriculture, or CSAs, have grown in Ohio in the past 10 years. But the concept may be reaching critical mass, according to Brad Bergefurd, OSU Extension state horticulture specialist.
American Farmland Trust grant money.

Four projects aim to remove nitrogen and phosphorus before they enter the Ohio River basin.
Flooded soybean field

The soybean crops in Ohio could be in danger if flooding continues to be a problem this weekend.
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