Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Week in Review 10/3

This week’s top stories include tips for choosing a new farm owner outside of your family, how to grow chestnuts, the winners of Ohio’s Conservation Farm Family Awards and more.
chickens in fall

Prepping chickens for cool weather includes knowledge of poultry health concerns, common symptoms to watch for and recovery care.
heirloom tomatoes

According to University of Kentucky Extension, heirloom seeds are varieties that have been passed down from generation to generation and are usually between 50 and 100 years old or even older.

Wayne County a hotbed of activity, at intersection of several proposed interstate lines.

Ashland County Fair auction results.

“There’s value and return on investment in finding problems before the combine,” says Precision Drone Owner Matt Minnes, who demonstrated the drone during the 2015 Farm Science Review.
dark pink, white and light pink peonies

Dividing, or propagating, peonies should be done in early fall.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources recognized five families as winners of the 2015 Conservation Farm Family Awards Sept. 24 at the Farm Science Review in London.

Ohio farmer Charles Wildman on the importance of farmers on social media: “I just put a human face on what we’re doing, and with that, you gain trust for the bigger issues.”

A recent study found that many states are now home to insecticide-resistant head lice.