Tuesday, May 24, 2016
seeds in vials

There are an estimated 26 seed libraries across the Commonwealth, with more than 350 nationwide.
Black bear

Bear spottings are on the rise, but feeding them can have unintended consequences.
Certified Angus Beef in Russia

In its first expansion beyond North America, Certified Angus Beef began production and sales in Russia this spring, through licensed partner Miratorg Agribusiness Holding.
17-year cicada Brood X

Brood V cicadas will emerge in parts of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia and Maryland in 2016.
onions and potatoes

Learn how to grow onion sets and why you should plant seed potatoes instead of potatoes from the supermarket.
corn planter

It may be too cold now, but this is a good time to get ready for planting.
Ethan Holmes applesauce

On the weekends, Ethan Holmes would head to the incubator, where he would spend the weekend making applesauce.
Spreading manure

OSHA issues fines for 2015 manure-related fatality.

Smaller hog breeding herds and lower production costs could lead to modest profits for pork producers in 2016, Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt says.
Bill Patterson, Frank Burkett

Stark Co. farmer Frank Burkett has been elected president of the Ohio Farm Bureau. He succeeds Steve Hirsch of Chillicothe, who left the board to stand for election to the Nationwide board.
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