The top stories from the week August 24-30, 2014.
As a bountiful harvest empties our fields and gardens, and fills our wheelbarrows and pickup beds with fresh fruits and veggies, growers wonder what to do with the newly vacant space.
Aug. 28, 29 and 31, 2014 Sale Total: $494,541.55 Total Lots: 513 STEERS Number of Market Lots: 66 Average: $2.33/pound with champions; $2.26/pound without Grand champion: Travis Pidgeon Bid: $6.30/pound Weight: 1,370 pounds Buyer: Ace Pipeline, Inc. Reserve champion: Katie Higgins Bid: $3/pound Weight: 1,370 pounds Buyer: Rulli Brothers Markets Junior showmanship: Emily Hemphill Intermediate […]
Secretary Vilsack says program acts as a form of insurance for dairy producers.
The story of Ferdinand Brader remains partly a mystery as his original artwork turns up in farmhouses across Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio.
Elliott family keeps it simple in Knox County, but productive.
CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio — The sun is just up, and Leah Fine is exhausted. She tries to sleep until the last possible minute, but she knows that Bella, Vinnie and Lugnut are surely up and waiting for her. While it seems like she just left the barn, the 12-year-old pulls on her boots and heads […]
Ohio’s NOAA hydrologist expects the first freeze to happen in early to mid-October.
The ALS #IceBucketChallenge has gone viral on social media, and farmers are raising awareness for ALS, too.
Worksheets, formulas and online calculators can help to estimate potential corn and soybean harvests.
The Portage County Fair held another successful auctions, with several new records.
OSU holds science writers workshop to update media about issues facing Lake Erie.
The Knox County Barn Tour will take place Sept. 13 and will feature five historic barns.
When Ezekial Cole purchased 140 acres of land in an area that would eventually become Wayne Township in Jefferson County, Ohio, it is unlikely he considered how, or if, the family farm would be operating 206 years later. “It just makes you proud to keep the farm going,” Carl Kithcart, Cole’s great-great-great-great grandson said.
A little phosphorus makes Lake Erie the “Walleye Capital of the World,” but too much phosphorus can lead to harmful algal blooms.
Ohio Holstein magazine editor retiring after accomplished career.
The USDA’s annual report, Expenditures on Children and Families, shows that the lowest costs are in the urban South and rural regions of the U.S., and costs are the highest in the urban Northeast
Brown, Kaptur announce more funding for Lake Erie algae issues.
Crunch time in the grain markets: If we confirm a huge crop with early harvest, the lows are not yet in.
There are several options for extending your gardening season into the fall and winter months.