Saturday, November 28, 2015
El Nino

This year’s El Nino, among the strongest on record, is expected to influence weather and climate patterns this winter.
hops plant

Ohio hops production is making a comeback as the craft brewing industry grows and demand for a locally grown product rises.
Pipeline construction through farmland

The goal is to compare crop productivity in areas disturbed by pipeline installation, versus areas that are not disturbed.
Maumee Bay

Ohio voters could see a water quality ballot initiative next year.
Jefferson SWCD Conservation Farmer of the Year

Chuck and Amie Cline received the Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District's 2015 Conservation Farmer of the Year award.
Corn harvestvideo

Fall harvest continues well ahead of the five-year average, but yields are down across the state.

New book includes more than 200 images by photojournalists.
Week in review: 10/17

his week’s top stories include the new Holmes County Fairgrounds, how to compost indoors this winter, Ashland County third-graders’ recent trip to a dairy farm and more.

Too many farms don’t have reliable systems in place to capture numbers that can help their bottom line. And sometimes, all it takes to track those numbers are 30 seconds, says OSU Extension Specialist Dianne Shoemaker.
chicken and beef stock in jars

Bone broth is traditionally thought of as a healing food for body recovery. Learn the difference between stock and broth, and discover homemade recipes for homemade bone beef stock and chicken stock, plus tips for safe canning.