Sunday, September 25, 2016
Schott Fire

Schott Feed and Supply, Inc. in Alliance, Ohio, was destroyed in an early morning fire Aug. 16.
Ohio farmland

Agricultural soil phosphorus levels held steady or trended downward in at least 80 percent of Ohio counties from 1993 through 2015. Less phosphorus in soil = reduced phosphorus runoff risk.

The 2016 Ashtabula County Fair market livestock sale totaled more than $290,500. Check out the list of this year's champions.
ethanol chart

Total capacity of U.S. ethanol plants increased by more than 500 million gallons per year in January 2016, compared with January 2015.
drilling rig

Ohio issued only 19 drilling permits in the Utica Shale in July, signaling continued pull-back in oil and gas industry. In contrast, Pennsylvania granted 100 permits.
Waterman Rendering

Donation creates facilities fund for outreach, research on urban farm.
Ohio Ag Hall of Fame inductees

No matter what an individual’s skill set is, there is some job within the ag industry that matches it, writes Editor Susan Crowell in her column this week. We need engineers, food scientists, bug fanatics, lawyers, teachers, marketers, policy gurus, even community activists.
broccoli

Who says your gardening days have to end when September rolls around?
pawpaw tree

Learn how to identify pawpaw trees in Ohio, how to pick ripe fruit, as well as instructions for planting a pawpaw patch of your own.
video

Today's consumers are more concerned about their food and where it comes from. Farmers markets provide opportunities to connect producers and consumers and offer a unique shopping atmosphere.
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