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Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 2/21

Saturday, February 21, 2015

The top stories from the week Feb. 15 to Feb. 21, 2015.

DIY seed starting projects

Friday, February 20, 2015

Seed starting containers and homemade potting medium can be made with just a few supplies.

Ohio fruit growers brace for winter, but are hopeful for spring yields

Friday, February 20, 2015

With below-zero lows through at least next week, area fruit farmers kept a positive outlook.

Ohio Senate passes water quality bill

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Senate moves ahead with priority issue: protecting Lake Erie.

2015 Championship Tractor Pull final results

Thursday, February 19, 2015

From the Championship Tractor Pull held in conjunction with the National Farm Machinery Show, Feb. 11-14, the following results were posted from the finals.

USDA gives nonbrowning apples the green light

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has deregulated two apple varieties genetically engineered to resist browning.

Crop consultant explains potential of soybean yield

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

OBERLIN, Ohio — Part of producing a good yielding crop is choosing the right seed and the best genetics for your farm. And the other part is managing the growing environment as best you can, so the seeds live up to their potential. Missy Bauer, a certified crop advisor and an independent crop consultant with […]

How to understand USDA hardiness zones

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is particularly useful for gardeners when buying seeds for spring planting and maintaining a healthy garden throughout the summer.

Ohio Supreme Court says local rules cannot stop oil and gas drilling

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled that local governments cannot impede upon oil and gas activities that are state-approved.

EPA release of farmers’ information still embroiled in court battle

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

U.S. District Court dismissed farmer objections Jan. 27, but pork producers and AFBF file appeal.

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