Thursday, July 28, 2016
Soil test

There are five principles of soil health that all farmers need to pay attention to in their fields.
Shale well

Ohio's first quarter shale oil production increased 24% from a year ago, and 1Q gas production jumped 80% from 2015.
hugelkultur bed

Somewhat related to raised beds, learn what the hugelkultur gardening technique is.
women in ag book cover

A new book explores women who farm — often with minimal resources, little capital, maybe little land — but doing creative things to try to transform the agricultural system.
Honeybees and Purdue research

Non-crop pollen is consistently contaminated with a host of agricultural and urban pesticides throughout the growing season.
Father and son with John Deerevideo

There's a story behind every tractor at the John Deere Expo.
Gene Logsdon books

The legacy of the Contrary Farmer, the late Gene Logsdon, will run deep and wide.
aster seedlings growing in container

Keep your plants straight this summer by making creative, unique plant markers with materials you may already have lying around the house.
green tomatoes on vine

5 tips for ripening green tomatoes, plus how to prune tomato plants.
John Deere tractorsvideo

The John Deere two-cylinder show continues through Saturday at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.
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