Toledo water ban underscores importance of algae issue, and water plant issues.
This year’s lower grain prices requires a careful look at risk management options.
This week, as part of our 100-year anniversary celebration, we start a 10-week series profiling some of the region’s farms that have been in the same family for 200 or more years.
Ivan Stoltzfus is about to complete his cross-country trip to raise money for Wounded Warrior Project.
Making homemade ice cream can be as easy as using an old-fashioned hand-crank freezer or using the utensils and tools already found in your kitchen.
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 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.
Appeals court says requiring meat to be labeled from where it originated is acceptable.
WOOSTER, Ohio — After enduring the coldest winter in 20 years, many grape and tree growers in Ohio and western Pennsylvania predicted their summer crop would be greatly diminished. Now in the middle of summer, their predictions are coming true. Grape vines and fruit trees are supposed to be green and lush with fruit this […]
The 2014 Summit County Junior Fair livestock sales brought in more than $43,000 and set several records along the way.
It’s hot outside, so you should keep a close watch on your health. You can easily become susceptible to hyperthermia, which is when your body temperature is unusually high, according to the National Institutes of Health.
According to the NASS report, there are 95 million cattle in the United States. That is the lowest number since the report began in the 1970s.
A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources.