Friday, July 1, 2016
Agland Co-op-Canfield.

Two Ohio farm cooperatives announce intent to merge.
milk poured into glass

With cows sold, Ohio prison system begins buying milk from Ohio dairy suppliers.
sun through corn field

If you work outside all day, or even if you enjoy outdoor summer activities, be aware of the symptoms of heat-related illnesses, as well as prevention and treatment.
small grains clay sneller

The first small grains field day, held June 14, in Wooster, offered a closer look at small grains for forages, new cash crop opportunities and disease prevention
SMV signs in use

The Slow Moving Vehicle Sign has been a requirement in Ohio for 50 years, and has been saving lives for even longer.
Soil test

There are five principles of soil health that all farmers need to pay attention to in their fields.
Shale well

Ohio's first quarter shale oil production increased 24% from a year ago, and 1Q gas production jumped 80% from 2015.
hugelkultur bed

Somewhat related to raised beds, learn what the hugelkultur gardening technique is.
women in ag book cover

A new book explores women who farm — often with minimal resources, little capital, maybe little land — but doing creative things to try to transform the agricultural system.
Honeybees and Purdue research

Non-crop pollen is consistently contaminated with a host of agricultural and urban pesticides throughout the growing season.
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