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Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 6/20

Saturday, June 20, 2015

This week’s top stories include an update on the semitruck-trailer accident that let more than 2,000 piglets loose in southwest Ohio, the new agribusiness degree at Kent State University Tuscarawas, tips for attracting pollinators to your yard, the bird flu’s impact on egg prices and tips for choosing garden pest repellents.

Leap of faith proves spring pollination can be honeybee free

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Populations of imported European honeybees continue to decline under pressure from an array of pathogens.

West Virginia: A diploma just won’t do it for ag students, certificate shows skills

Friday, June 19, 2015

West Virginia and Ohio groups are working to create a certification program for students wishing to enter the agriculture field.

National Guernsey Convention presents awards in Holmes County

Friday, June 19, 2015

Ohio and Pennsylvania farmers were well represented at last night’s national Guernsey awards banquet.

Grow more with less: Cut and grow-again garden vegetables

Friday, June 19, 2015

Whether you have limited planting space or limited time to sow second and third crops, grow-again vegetables produce higher yields with less work.

Trying to gauge the growth of CSAs

Friday, June 19, 2015

Community Supported Agriculture, or CSAs, have grown in Ohio in the past 10 years. But the concept may be reaching critical mass, according to Brad Bergefurd, OSU Extension state horticulture specialist.

Conservation projects aim to fill gap left by traditional funding

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Four projects aim to remove nitrogen and phosphorus before they enter the Ohio River basin.

Extended flooding from Tropical Storm Bill remnants could drown soybeans

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The soybean crops in Ohio could be in danger if flooding continues to be a problem this weekend.

Turkeyfoot Creek Creamery gives dairy goats a place

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Fulton County man finds labor of love through goats and goat cheese production.

Brewing storm: 2015 net farm income could be lower than 1990s

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Can U.S. farmers take a whopping hit to their bottom line and still be standing five years from now?

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