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.
Manure has two shades of green, so to speak.
If you think you’re seeing more kids chugging energy drinks and sipping Starbucks than ever before, you’re probably right.
Farmers hope to keep immigration reform alive, want action this year.
Fireflies, or lightning bugs, are neither flies, nor bugs. They are beetles capable of bioluminescence.
Overall bloom will be smaller than in 2013 with varying impacts across lake’s western basin
Reporter Chris Kick recently attended a chain saw safety workshop with the Ohio Forestry Association. This is his account of the experience.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported 25 new permits were issued for drilling in Monroe County during June.
Auction results from the 2014 Harrison County Fair in Cadiz, Ohio.
You know the old adage “Leaves of three, let it be.” It’s referring to poison ivy and oak, and it’s true. With summer comes much more time spent outside, thus increasing the risk of coming in contact with these poisonous plants – and poison sumac – if you’re not careful. Here’s how to tell them […]