Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Learn more about livestock management techniques that can reduce your herd's risk for parasite infection, and stop its spread when cases are discovered.

Ohio officials have confirmed the first case of swine flu for this year's county fair season, and advise fairgoers to use good hygiene.
Harmful algal bloom

The algae bloom on Lake Erie will likely be more severe this year, although not as severe as in record years.

Learn more about alternative ways young farmers can access land, and how formal agreements benefit both farmers and landowners.
Kernza crop

Although it's still being perfected, Kernza could provide a unique combination of grain and perennial forage.
Brown Swiss convention

The National Brown Swiss Convention was held in Canton, Ohio, July 5-8. Ohio and Pennsylvania farmers were recognized as top producers.
Court gavel

Robert Brace has faced fines from the government for 30 years, and now he's filing his own lawsuit.

By learning to identify the common pests in the early season, you can isolate the problem and get rid of them before your bounty is lost.
Grand champion lamb

The Harrison County Fair had its junior livestock sale July 7, 2017.
eggs on conveyor

Since the winter of 2016, egg prices have plummeted. While that's good for shoppers, it has been tough for egg producers. One OSU Extension expert says some Ohio egg producers are 'just hanging on.'
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