Saturday, March 25, 2017
Adam Sharp

County Farm Bureau members, organizational directors and state leaders from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) have converged on the Capitol for the County Farm Presidents’ Trip in Washington, D.C. March 13-15.
driling rig

Ohio issued 76 unconventional well permits so far this year and Pennsylvania, 196, a sign production is continuing on a steady pace (and definitely above last year's levels).

Sealing off entrances before the bats return to roost in April will keep them out of your attic without impacting the local bat population.
Ohio Farm Bureau members

Ohio Farm Bureau county presidents, organizational directors and state leaders converge on Washington D.C. to discuss the issues that affect them most.
Palmer Amaranth

Ohio has declared a zero-tolerance threshold on Palmer amaranth, an aggressive weed that has been found in 18 Ohio counties. Do you know what to do if you find it in your fields?
Master farmers 2017

This year's Conservation Tillage Conference reminded farmers to take a total systems approach, including the pesticides and chemicals they use.
Scales and money

School and county auditor associations say that reducing CAUV values for farmers could be costly for others.

Vertical gardening, container gardening, and growing mini and baby vegetables are three techniques that grow more food in less space.
JL Draganic with cattle

J.L. Draganic, who manages a 40-head cow-calf operation in southwest Ohio, was named Young Cattleman of Year by the Ohio Cattlemen's Association this year and is co-chair of the Ohio Beef Expo in Columbus.

Drones are being used to determine plant health, inventory plants, collect farm asset info, assess crop damage and determine areas of low soil moisture.
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