All Categories

  • Late wheat harvest could jeopardize hopes for a second crop

  • Carroll County Fair 2014

  • What’s happening with hops in Ohio

Top Stories Results

Dairy landscape: Back to normal

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Dairymen, expect milk prices to more or less steadily drop, starting next month.

USDA releases 2012 ag census

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Census data is compiled once every five years and provides insight into the U.S. farmer demographics, economics and production practices.

Emmett Conway Sr. enshrined in ODNR Hall of Fame

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The late Emmett Conway Sr. was recently inducted into the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Hall of Fame.

Ohio FFA members told to defend their dreams

Monday, May 5, 2014

Keynote speaker: “If you don’t stand up for yourselves, if you don’t honor and respect who you are, why should anyone else?”

Ohio FFA Convention in photos

Friday, May 2, 2014

Photos from first day of Ohio FFA Convention.

Bark beetles change Rocky Mountain stream flows, affect water quality

Friday, May 2, 2014

What happens when millions of dead trees, killed by beetles, no longer need water?

The lure of the weather market

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Delayed planting across the country has led to a weather market, and that is dangerous for farmers and traders alike.

Zanesville farmer is sold on toy tractors, Angus herd

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Beef cattle, tractor collecting go hand-in-hand at the Duncan family farm.

Ohio shale wells: 2013 fourth quarter production released

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources released oil and gas well production results from the fourth quarter of 2013 on April 25.

‘Big data’ is a big deal for farmers, researchers

Monday, April 28, 2014

OSU ag research conference focusses on what “big data” means to the university, and private sector.

Protect your privacy when using social media

Friday, April 25, 2014

Social media is cool and useful, but remember to protect your privacy.

Farm Kings renewed for fourth season

Friday, April 25, 2014

The Great American Country cable network has renewed the hit show, Farm Kings, set in western Pennsylvania for a fourth season.

Southeastern Ohio to receive EQIP funds

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Farmers in 10 Ohio counties can apply for funds for pasture and farmstead-based projects.

Spring planting delays not yet a concern

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

This spring has been less than ideal so far, but still not a major concern.

Food safety grade? Probably a ‘B’

Monday, April 21, 2014

National report card on food safety indicates more can be done.

Producer members vote to merge co-ops

Friday, April 18, 2014

The leaders of the Agland Co-op and the Green Valley Co-op feel that by merging the two co-ops, the result will be a better value to farmers.

Columbiana County Fair board receives two $50,000 donations

Friday, April 18, 2014

The Columbiana County Fair board has received two additional $50,000 gifts from area families to move the new grandstands project forward.

Ohio honey production down 29.2 percent from 2012

Friday, April 18, 2014

Yields from Ohio’s 17,000 colonies producing honey averaged 45 pounds in 2013, compared with 60 pounds the previous year.

Farmland documentary shows the truth: Farming is not easy

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Editor Susan Crowell wants you to go to the movies. (Actually, she wants you to take a carload to the movies.) What’s playing? ‘Farmland.’

Coming soon to a garden near you: Hummingbirds

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The best way to attract hummingbirds is to plant native, nectar-bearing flowers.

eNewsletter

Get our Top Stories in Your Inbox