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Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 7/4

Saturday, July 4, 2015

This week’s top stories include a list of wild foods to forage this summer, a lawsuit involving landowners and the state of Ohio, a lawsuit involving landowners, the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers and more.

Preserve the harvest: Food dehydration

Friday, July 3, 2015

Food dehydration is often overlooked as a method of food preservation, but it’s a super space saver and and keeps foods safe from spoilage and pests.

Ohioans charged for forcing immigrant minors to work at egg farms

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Contracted workers were underage and brought to U.S. under false promises.

Ohio Supreme Court: Which Dormant Mineral Act applies?

Thursday, July 2, 2015

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled on one case dealing with the Ohio Dormant Minerals Act and has heard the arguments on another. The questions remains: Which Ohio Dormant Minerals Act applies?

View USDA’s June 30 planted acreage report with healthy skepticism

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

USDA: Planted acreage is same as last year (but a lot has changed since that early June survey).

How to build a rain barrel

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Ohio has seen its fair share of rain so far this summer. A rain barrel is one way to recycle rain for multiple uses around your home.

Dairymen proud of where Brown Swiss breed is headed

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Pennsylvania Brown Swiss Association hosted the national convention, June 24-27.

Thirteen states sue EPA, Army Corps of Engineers over definition of waterways

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Thirteen states filed a lawsuit June 29 against the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers over the agencies’ rule defining “waters of the United States.”

European wheat traders learn about research at OARDC

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Group of European wheat buyers visits OARDC, tours research on new varieties.

Landowners sue Ohio over CAUV calculation

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

A group of Ohio landowners is claiming more than $1 billion from illegal CAUV taxation.

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