The 2014 Ashtabula County Fair junior fair market livestock sale brought in more than $300,000 for the county’s youth.
COLUMBUS — Boom, then bust. It’s a scenario often played out in local economies heavily reliant on one type of industry, especially in the energy sector. And it’s an underlying concern for Ohio communities experiencing a boom in shale oil and gas development. But the cycle isn’t inescapable, say community development specialists with Ohio State […]
There are two ways to preserve food: using a boiling water canner or using a pressure canner.
The scope of a pipeline company’s activities may impact your farm operation for a long time to come. Don’t rush anything, and get it in writing! Tips for landowners.
Ohio State University Extension is offering guidance on updated ways to can and freeze food to preserve it.
Several new records were set at this year’s Butler Farm Show Junior Fair Livestock Market Sale. The records were set in the steer sale, rabbits, lambs and goat divisions.
Toledo water ban underscores importance of algae issue, and water plant issues.
This year’s lower grain prices requires a careful look at risk management options.
This week, as part of our 100-year anniversary celebration, we start a 10-week series profiling some of the region’s farms that have been in the same family for 200 or more years.
Ivan Stoltzfus is about to complete his cross-country trip to raise money for Wounded Warrior Project.
Making homemade ice cream can be as easy as using an old-fashioned hand-crank freezer or using the utensils and tools already found in your kitchen.
The grand champion hog at this year’s Mercer Co. (Pa.) 4-H Roundup brought a record $21 a pound.
This was another record-setting year at the Ohio State Fair’s Sale of Champions. Check out the results and the pictures.
WASHINGTON — The Library of Congress opened a collection of correspondence between U.S. President Warren G. Harding and his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips.
Cover crops planted in rotation with main crops can help farmers reduce erosion and replenish nutrients into the soil.
Ag Progress Days, Aug. 12-14, will feature nearly 500 commercial and educational exhibits, field demonstrations and a variety of workshops aimed at helping farmers enhance efficiency and profitability.
The Columbiana County Agriculture Hall of Fame enshrined three individuals during the Columbiana County Fair: Russell N. Cook; James W. Cooper; and William L. Woolf.
Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions at the 2014 Columbiana County Fair.
Jim Fry, founder of Museum of Western Reserve Farms and Equipment, has spent most of his life preserving cultures. Fry’s museum began more than a decade ago as a largely pragmatic venture.
Last year, Terry Gram’s 45-acre hillside orchard in Paris, Ohio, gave him his biggest crop ever. A couple of decades ago, much of that surplus would have been tossed out. Now, growers like Gram can turn to groups like the Ohio Association of Food Banks and its Agricultural Clearance Program.