WOOSTER, Ohio — After enduring the coldest winter in 20 years, many grape and tree growers in Ohio and western Pennsylvania predicted their summer crop would be greatly diminished. Now in the middle of summer, their predictions are coming true. Grape vines and fruit trees are supposed to be green and lush with fruit this […]
The 2014 Summit County Junior Fair livestock sales brought in more than $43,000 and set several records along the way.
It’s hot outside, so you should keep a close watch on your health. You can easily become susceptible to hyperthermia, which is when your body temperature is unusually high, according to the National Institutes of Health.
According to the NASS report, there are 95 million cattle in the United States. That is the lowest number since the report began in the 1970s.
A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources.
Another Ohio invasive species isn’t a tiny matter. In fact it can weigh up to 200 pounds.
As of July 1, there were 95 million head of cattle on U.S. farms, according to NASS reports.
SALEM, Ohio — The question for many farmers is: Should we or shouldn’t we? Wheat With this year’s wheat harvest about two-three weeks behind normal, farmers must now gamble over whether to plant a second, “double crop.” Ralph Wince,a grain merchandiser with Agland Co-Op, said he estimates that 90 percent of the wheat harvest in […]
The Carroll County market animal sales totaled almost over $100,000 over the 2013 market sale.
In terms of both production and economic opportunity, hops growing is hot in Ohio. But the second year of a study by Ohio State, at its Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, has yielded both good returns and cause for concern.
We’re keeping a close eye on the salmon that are making their journey north to spawn in Alaska and we’re also checking on the guinea fowl “keets” that are beginning to hatch in Nebraska.
Who doesn’t love a good tractor pull? Check out some of the tractors in the Carroll County Fair’s Limited Pro/Super Farm Tractor class Friday Night.
Jason L. Miller, CAI, of Quaker City, Ohio, was crowned winner of the men’s National Auctioneers Association 27th International Auctioneer Championship.
Concerns that late-season applications of herbicides like dicamba and 2,4-D could become more common has led to the development of the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Ohio Sensitive Crop Registry (OSCR).
July 12, 2014 Sale Total: $237,657.65 Total Lots: 229 STEERS Number of Market Lots: 16 Average: $3.67/pound with champions; $3.62/pound without Number of Carcass Lots: 9 Average: $4.13/pound with champions; $4.75/pound without Grand champion: Luke Culp Bid: $4/pound Weight: 1,364 pounds Buyer: Casey and Greg Machak Reserve champion: Chloe Williams Bid: $4.05/pound Weight: 1,1.94 pounds […]
Wayne County Twilight Dairy Tour visits the Steffen family farm of Kidron, Ohio.
Horses and horse-drawn equipment continue to evolve, become more efficient.
MERCER, Pa. — As the summer heats up and the list of tasks on the farm grows, some farmers take shortcuts to safety in order to get the job done faster. Safety Day The Penn State Extension-Mercer County office held Safety Day July 10 to remind everyone, including youth, that safety should come first. The […]
After retirement, Richland County woman launched a new business to grow her own food and improve her family’s health.
Rabbits, groundhogs and insects can relentlessly nibble at fresh leaves off of tomato plants and sunflower sprouts. Here are some tactics to keep your garden pest-free.