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Predator problems: Protect your flock and livestock this fall

Friday, September 12, 2014

Coyote are active in fall, when grown pups break away from the family unit to hunt and stake out their own territory.

Custom farming rates going up, but so are the costs

Friday, September 12, 2014

Planting, tillage and harvesting all show significant price increases, according to Ohio State’s biennial custom farming survey.

Strategy, perseverance keep 200-year-old farm moving

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Seven generations have worked the Anderson Farm in Canfield, Ohio. The farm has been recognized by the Ohio Department of Agriculture and U.S. Senate as being a bicentennial farm.

Ohio farmers engage in on-farm nutrient research

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Northwestern Ohio farmers aren’t waiting to tackle the issue of water quality.

Drone gives TMK Bakersville (and farmers) clearer picture of crop scouting

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Drones are being used to aid in crop scouting. One eastern Ohio company, TMK Bakersville, put together its own unmanned aerial vehicle and has had it up in the air this summer.

Cash rents: A different approach may be necessary

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The issue of cash rents is complex and there’s not one answer for every parcel or every location.

Marcellus and Utica shale: Pennsylvania still leading the way

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

The applications for new Utica shale wells appear to have slowed in August, as only 38 permits were issued statewide by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Dairymen, two online tools can help with Margin Protection Program choice

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Online tools help dairymen calculate Margin Protection Program costs, as well as forecast MPP payments and the total MPP benefits the producer can anticipate.

Farm Science Review to focus on new technologies, innovation

Monday, September 8, 2014

More than 620 exhibitors with some 4,000 product lines will set up shop in the 80-acre exhibit area at the three-day Farm Science Review, Sept. 16-18.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 9/6

Saturday, September 6, 2014

The top stories from the week August 31-September 6, 2014.

Mathematicians help California drought-weary berry growers address water issues

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Good math and iPads helping California berry growers.

What can I plant now?

Friday, September 5, 2014

The most common misconception about fall vegetable production is that you need a hoop or green house to do it.

Study shows few differences between organic, conventional dairy

Friday, September 5, 2014

Study shows few nutritional differences between organic and conventional milk.

Business has changed, but farm is a Theaker family tradition

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Richard Theaker’s first ancestors in Ohio were blacksmiths by trade and the deed to the first Theaker property in Ohio was, in fact, written on sheepskin.

Ohio Supreme Court to hear mineral rights case

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The case is gaining interest because the decision could impact landowners in Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Jefferson, Mahoning, Monroe and Noble counties.

Farmer turns heads on The Bachelor

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The 19th season of ABC’s The Bachelor will feature a popular eliminated candidate from The Bachelorette — more commonly known as “the farmer.”

CFAES graduate sets sights on Olympic handball dream

Monday, September 1, 2014

A native of North Canton, Scherer graduated in May from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and quickly prepared for her move to Auburn, Ala., where the U.S. handball program is based.

Photos from the 2014 Great Geauga County Fair

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Here’s a photo gallery from Aug. 30 at the Great Geauga County Fair.

Geauga County Fair market livestock sale results

Sunday, August 31, 2014

See who claimed champion honors at this year’s Geauga County junior fair market livestock competitions.

Stark County Junior Fair auction pulls in $854,406, sets all time record

Sunday, August 31, 2014

(This post has been updated from an earlier story to reflect the final 2014 Stark County Junior Fair results. Scroll down to see a photo gallery of the winners) Aug. 27 & Aug. 30, 2014 Sale Total: $854,406.11 STEERS Number of Market Lots: 69 Average: $3.08/pound Grand champion exhibitor: Lindsey Pugh Bid: $20/pound – Record […]

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