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Ohio winery has competitive edge

Thursday, July 5, 2012

County’s first winery makes best of rural, hilly location.

Ohio ag, emergency officials prepare for possible drought

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

If conditions don’t improve soon, a drought declaration is likely.

Marcellus and Utica shale: Well permitting not slowing down despite lower natural gas prices

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Interest in the Marcellus and Utica shale does not appear to be waning in Ohio or Pennsylvania, according to the permits sought in each state.

Research targets sheep industry’s biggest woe: pasture parasites

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

While lamb and wool prices are at an all-time high, the sheep industry is facing a devastating threat in the form of destructive parasites.

Ohio produce tour features Eshleman Fruit Farm, Buurma Farms

Sunday, July 1, 2012

OPGMA annual summer field tour features a diversity of fruit and vegetable farms.

Spangler Candy Co.: Sweet part of Ohio agriculture

Friday, June 29, 2012

Since 1906, Spangler has been buying U.S. corn and sugar to make candy in Bryan, Ohio.

Early wheat harvest could mean more opportunity for double-cropping

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Farmers are harvesting wheat two-three weeks ahead of usual. But the ground is so dry that double-crop efforts could still be delayed.

Belmont County: Three brothers suing Oxford Oil Company

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The Feichters’ lease had called for a 160-acre pooling unit when they signed it in 2006.

Dr. Smith’s ‘Two Dollar Steak’ completed at Stone Gate Farm

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Couldn’t every farmer use 18 50-foot-long fiberglass dome roof panels? Well, yes, except Dave Smith had to erect 10-foot concrete walls to support the 18-ton roof.

Ohio’s wine industry: The movers, shakers and growers of a blossoming trade.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Ohio wines have a full-bodied history, ripe with civil war, Prohibition, countless frosts and diseases, but there’s never been a time of such growth as there’s been in the past five years.

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