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Vilsack calls for new beef checkoff program

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Two federal beef checkoff assessments? It could happen if industry fails to reach consensus.

Harvest still in early stages, but progress being made

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Grain farmers take advantage of mild weather, before the rain.

Ohio Celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11

Monday, October 6, 2014

Young people across Ohio are celebrating National 4-H Week Oct. 5 though Oct. 11.

“Leave” autumn leaves on your lawn for a healthy yard and clean water

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Instead of raking leaves into a pile for pick-up, you might want to consider the option of recycling those leaves on your own property, which is after all, Mother Nature’s method of recycling.

Solving the stink bug problem

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Stink bugs are a major problem for farmers and can also be a nuisance for homeowners.

Research shows residual hydraulic fracturing water no risk to groundwater

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Hydraulic fracturing, fracking or hydrofracturing, raises many concerns about potential environmental impacts, especially water contamination.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 10/4

Saturday, October 4, 2014

The top stories from the week Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2014.

Heating with wood: Three mistakes to avoid

Friday, October 3, 2014

With the price of fossil fuels on the rise and consumers seeking green energy alternatives, heating with wood makes sense.

You’re invited: Celebrate Farm and Dairy’s 100th anniversary

Friday, October 3, 2014

Farm and Dairy is celebrating its 100th anniversary, and we’d love you to join our open house Oct. 12.

Jewett farm builds corn maze to raise money

Friday, October 3, 2014

The inaugural season of the Jewett Wildcat Community Center corn maze opened Sept. 19 and will run through Nov. 2, in conjunction with the community center’s annual Harco House of Horrors haunted house fundraiser.

OSU economist says taxing farmers would resolve phosphorus issue

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Economist says a 135 percent tax would result in an acceptable reduction in phosphorus leaving farmers’ fields

Western Pa. farm roots reach to 1769

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Nearly 250 years of family ancestry, local legend, historical records and funny anecdotes tell a story of a family’s love for their land.

Calling all hunters: Brag about your bag

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

It’s that time of year again: hunting season!

Preserving Kister Mill

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

In two years, the historic Kister Mill in southwest Wayne County will turn 200.

Gypsum: the mineral that could help balance others

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

A byproduct of coal-fired power plants could make an exceptional soil amendment and help reduce nutrient loss.

USDA: Corn stocks up 50%; soybeans, down 35%

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

There’s plenty of old corn out there, as the new corn is coming off the fields this harvest season.

Fighting off the flu

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Flu season is upon us. Learn more about prevention and the vaccine to lessen the likelihood of falling ill.

OSU vet debunks cattlemen’s myths

Monday, September 29, 2014

CARROLLTON, Ohio — The Carroll County Cattlemen’s Association combined forces with the Carroll County 4-H and OSU Extension for a fall meeting to find out the best way to winterize a cattle herd. Organizers like John McKarns and Dr. Keith Burgett said without the organizations working together, the event wouldn’t have come together. The event […]

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 9/27

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The top stories from the week September 21-September 27, 2014.

Prolong the life of decorative pumpkins, gourds and squash in five simple steps

Friday, September 26, 2014

Whether you grow your own or purchase pumpkins, gourds and squash at market, these five preservation steps make autumn ornamentals last longer.

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