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Swine virus to impact production, prices in 2014

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

PEDv has spread to 27 states, including Ohio, despite efforts to combat the disease.

Voters approve Ohio’s corn checkoff referendum

Monday, April 7, 2014

According to the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s announcement, a total of 964 votes were certified; 819 votes, or 85 percent of the total, were cast in favor of the referendum.

Holstein named supreme champion at Spring Dairy Expo

Monday, April 7, 2014

COLUMBUS — The 28th Ohio Spring Dairy Expo was held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus March 27-29. A total of 728 animals, representing all seven breeds of dairy cattle, were on the grounds for the shows and sales. Exhibitors traveled from across Ohio and eight other states to present 555 open class and […]

True value of cover crops to farmers, environment

Monday, April 7, 2014

Cover cropping is one of the most rapidly growing soil and water conservation strategies.

Growing the next generation: Turn kids loose in the garden

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Set aside a plot of dirt where childre can sow their own seeds and tend to their own gardens.

Keith Smith retiring from OSU Extension in 2015

Friday, April 4, 2014

When he retires in 2015, Keith Smith will have led the OSU Extension organization for 23 years.

Ohio’s prison farms help inmates experience freedom, responsibility

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Prison farms offer inmates a chance to work — engage with land and animals.

PED virus changes some county fair tag-in routines

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Stark County junior fair leaders are also considering changes, but the specifics haven’t been finalized.

Beef producers: Beware of cold winter’s impact on calving, lactation

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Beef cows’ nutritional requirements to stay warm and perform well have been higher this winter, putting pressure on their hay inventories and leading to increased costs for producers.

Increase to Ohio’s beef checkoff approved, ODA says

Monday, March 31, 2014

The referendum, seeking to increase the state checkoff on cattle from $1 to $2, received enough favorable votes to pass.


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