Friday, November 27, 2015

Wheat growers can use scab-forecasting system to determine if fungicides are needed.

Farmland values continue to increase by large amounts each year and have reached record levels in most states in the Midwest, measured by both non-inflation adjusted (nominal) and inflation adjusted (real) values.

Choffin Carreer and Technical Center in Youngstown is offering an aquaponics program in hopes of bolstering the city's burgeoning local food scene.
(Photo courtesy Boardman Township Park) The late Janie S. Jenkins, known to Farm and Dairy readers for her "On My Mind" column, donated her Southern Park Stables home to Boardman Township Park. The park recently decided to give the use of the stables and site, shown here in 1964, to the Mahoning County 4-H program.

Southern Park Stables was part of the Southern Park Racetrack, established in 1911. This racetrack, with entrances off McClurg Road and Washington Boulevard, and the surrounding acres were a huge draw for people who wanted a day in the country.

Want a good feel for the state of the state’s environment? Check out salamanders!

Penn State study suggests dairy herd water quality linked to milk production.
Capitol building

Despite what some may believe, native-born citizens have a much higher degree of patriotic attachment to the United States than naturalized citizens.

Three Ohio wines received Director’s Choice award distinction from the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Landowners in 11 Ohio counties may be part of a counter lawsuit filed by Columbia Gas Transmission.

Experts say the virus has been found in Kentucky, but believe Ohio's crop is still doing well.