Tuesday, December 1, 2015

The grand champion hog at this year's Mercer Co. (Pa.) 4-H Roundup brought a record $21 a pound.

This was another record-setting year at the Ohio State Fair's Sale of Champions. Check out the results and the pictures.

WASHINGTON — The Library of Congress opened a collection of correspondence between U.S. President Warren G. Harding and his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips.
Cover crops field

Cover crops planted in rotation with main crops can help farmers reduce erosion and replenish nutrients into the soil.

Ag Progress Days, Aug. 12-14, will feature nearly 500 commercial and educational exhibits, field demonstrations and a variety of workshops aimed at helping farmers enhance efficiency and profitability.

The Columbiana County Agriculture Hall of Fame enshrined three individuals during the Columbiana County Fair: Russell N. Cook; James W. Cooper; and William L. Woolf.

Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions at the 2014 Columbiana County Fair.

Jim Fry, founder of Museum of Western Reserve Farms and Equipment, has spent most of his life preserving cultures. Fry’s museum began more than a decade ago as a largely pragmatic venture.

Last year, Terry Gram's 45-acre hillside orchard in Paris, Ohio, gave him his biggest crop ever. A couple of decades ago, much of that surplus would have been tossed out. Now, growers like Gram can turn to groups like the Ohio Association of Food Banks and its Agricultural Clearance Program.
Cuts of meat

Appeals court says requiring meat to be labeled from where it originated is acceptable.