Thursday, November 26, 2015
Mystery apple

After years of development and consumer testing as "NY1" and "NY2" Cornell University and New York Apple Growers have given the hottest new apples in the Empire State names worthy of their unique assets: SnapDragon and RubyFrost.

Southeast FFA member Alex Zavara III has painted two FFA milk can seats that have earned his chapter $1,700 over the past two years.

The 2013 Mahoning County Junior Fair began its livestock auctions Aug. 29. It was the first of three to be held this weekend. The chickens, turkeys and cattle sales will be held Aug. 30 and the annual cheese sale will be held Sept. 1. Keep checking back for sale results as they are reported.

Farmers complaining about glyphosate resistant weeds this year should make plans now if they want to get a handle on it for next year.

Some growers recently gathered at the Clift farm admitted the production of the sorghum can be tricky.

In Mahoning County, the Molnar family knew it had to expand their farm market if they wanted to continue to grow. Today, their market is as beautiful as their produce.

Consol Energy plans 47 Marcellus wells, with the future potential to drill Upper Devonian wells, on ground at the Pittsburgh International Airport.

The Pennsylvania DEP released production reports from Marcellus shale wells drilled and producing from January - June 2013.

If you live and farm anywhere near Ohio’s 312-mile Lake Erie shoreline, you’re most likely familiar with some of the environmental problems the lake faces.

With the popularity of backyard chickens increasing, learning how to properly clip a chicken's wings is becoming important.