COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is creating new, stronger permit conditions for deep oil or gas drilling near faults or areas of past seismic activity. The new policies, announced April 11, are in response to recent seismic events in Poland Township (Mahoning County) at a well owned by Hilcorp Energy Company, that […]
You’re going to be paying more at the store for your Easter eggs. The American Farm Bureau Federation’s latest Marketbasket Survey shows the total cost of 16 food items was $53.27, up $1.73 or about 3.5 percent compared to a year ago.
Group of central and eastern Ohio wool growers travels to Mid-States Wool Growers Cooperative in Canal Winchester.
Fact: An Easter egg hunt is a tradition that originated with pagan spring festivals. Myth busters crack other Easter egg untruths.
The ODNR announced new, stronger permit conditions for drilling near faults or areas of past seismic activity April 11.
The ODNR issued 71 new well drilling permits in the Utica shale in eastern Ohio during March.
WASHINGTON — Although retail egg prices are historically high at $1.98 per dozen, consumers will find an adequate supply of the protein powerhouses to fill Easter baskets and for Passover meals, according to John Anderson, deputy chief economist at the American Farm Bureau Federation. Further, “Eggs remain a relatively low-cost source of protein at a […]
Bill would require most farmers who apply fertilizer to be state certified.
UNION CITY, Pa. — As pork chops were just finishing up and homemade noodles sat warming in a pan on the stove, and a Jersey calf needing constant nursing laid in a dog crate in the kitchen corner, an unwelcome danger raged in the top of the Isiminger home. Silently, the stranger roared between the […]
Ryan Rhoades named first-quarter Beck’s Young Farm Leader.
A patch of dead grass on an otherwise lush lawn can be a frustrating eyesore for homeowners. Whether lawn care is your passion or just something you do to maintain the value of your home, dead grass can be exasperating.
Top dairy production awards, herds recognized at annual meeting.
PEDv has spread to 27 states, including Ohio, despite efforts to combat the disease.
According to the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s announcement, a total of 964 votes were certified; 819 votes, or 85 percent of the total, were cast in favor of the referendum.
COLUMBUS — The 28th Ohio Spring Dairy Expo was held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus March 27-29. A total of 728 animals, representing all seven breeds of dairy cattle, were on the grounds for the shows and sales. Exhibitors traveled from across Ohio and eight other states to present 555 open class and […]
Cover cropping is one of the most rapidly growing soil and water conservation strategies.
Set aside a plot of dirt where childre can sow their own seeds and tend to their own gardens.
When he retires in 2015, Keith Smith will have led the OSU Extension organization for 23 years.
Prison farms offer inmates a chance to work — engage with land and animals.
Stark County junior fair leaders are also considering changes, but the specifics haven’t been finalized.