Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Ayrshire cattle

SALEM, Ohio -- A group of Ayrshire dairy cattle owners who want to advance the red and white breed have formed a special outreach...

Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions at this year's Columbiana County Fair.
freestall barn waiting area

USDA announces MPP safety net kicks in for dairymen; deadline currently set at Sept. 30, although lawmakers pushing for extension until Dec. 31.
dep oil and gas report cover

Pennsylvania is the second largest supplier of natural gas in the nation, producing enough natural gas to power more than 62 million U.S. households annually.
mosquito

Peter Piermarini believes there’s a new, biological way to combat the mosquitoes that transmit Zika: make them unable to pee.
Drought conditions

The U.S. Drought Monitor shows most of northeast Ohio in the early stages of drought, although that could improve following recent rains.
Tilling

Understanding a tractor’s stability — its center of gravity and stability baseline — in relation to outside forces could prevent a major accident or injury.

The Summit County junior fair livestock sale met a new sale record of over $65,000 and had several individual record grand and reserve champion sales July 30.
Pop Shope

For the many visitors and exhibitors of the Canfield Fair, the Pop Shop Restaurant has become a tradition, and is celebrating 45 years at the 2016 fair.
ugly food

Consumers are slowly becoming more willing to buy "ugly fruit," which are seconds or cull produce. And retailers are jumping on the bandwagon, says Editor Susan Crowell in her commentary.
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