Thursday, February 23, 2017

Jim Fry, founder of Museum of Western Reserve Farms and Equipment, has spent most of his life preserving cultures. Fry’s museum began more than a decade ago as a largely pragmatic venture.

Last year, Terry Gram's 45-acre hillside orchard in Paris, Ohio, gave him his biggest crop ever. A couple of decades ago, much of that surplus would have been tossed out. Now, growers like Gram can turn to groups like the Ohio Association of Food Banks and its Agricultural Clearance Program.
Cuts of meat

Appeals court says requiring meat to be labeled from where it originated is acceptable.
Checking grapes

WOOSTER, Ohio — After enduring the coldest winter in 20 years, many grape and tree growers in Ohio and western Pennsylvania predicted their summer...

The 2014 Summit County Junior Fair livestock sales brought in more than $43,000 and set several records along the way.
family at beach

It’s hot outside, so you should keep a close watch on your health. You can easily become susceptible to hyperthermia, which is when your body temperature is unusually high, according to the National Institutes of Health.

According to the NASS report, there are 95 million cattle in the United States. That is the lowest number since the report began in the 1970s.
Colorado River Basin

A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources.
Feral pigs

Another Ohio invasive species isn’t a tiny matter. In fact it can weigh up to 200 pounds.

As of July 1, there were 95 million head of cattle on U.S. farms, according to NASS reports.
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