BEAVER FALLS, Pa. — It started out as a way to pass the time on the highway during his truck driving career. It ended as the ultimate hobby for T. Charles Baird, and induction into the National Farm Toy Hall of Fame Nov. 1. Baird’s love of farm toys began as a child. His dad […]
Corn Belt soils remain dry, as winter approaches.
WOOSTER, Ohio — A new organic-based fertilizer for commercial hydroponic production can boost lettuce growth by about 13 percent, according to preliminary trials conducted by Ohio State University’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State researchers recently discovered the African fig fly in Pennsylvania for the first time, giving fruit growers across the state another invasive pest to be on the look out for. Zaprionus indianus Gupta, commonly known in Brazil as the African fig fly, was discovered last month by the Pennsylvania Department […]
Join us in rewriting the holiday classic, “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”
LA RUE, Ohio — Dan and Linda Downs knew very little about reindeer nine years ago when they bought their first pair — Fritz and Flossie. It was one of the first “live” additions to their Christmas display, and they would spend several more years getting to know these legendary creatures. Today, the Downs keep […]
Kristy Foster Seachrist tells the heartwarming tale of Jacob Baker, a young man who is defying the odds.
The National Archives is celebrating Thanksgiving by releasing photographs and documents pertaining to the holiday.
Decision draws support among many crop farmers, opposition among livestock farmers.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have released two mobile phone applications, or “apps,” to make things easier for anyone who needs to adjust insecticide spray equipment.