Monday, May 30, 2016
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.
wind turbines

Energy initiative is collecting signatures to appear on Ohio's ballot, but not without controversy.
row crop planting

Corn prices have crashed with the news that the planted corn acres will be wildly higher than expected.
small farm conference tradeshow

Over 180 people attended the Small Farm Conference: Living the Small Farm Dream, April 2, at the OARDC, in Wooster. The conference covered everything from berry production, to small livestock care, farm management, and niche market opportunities for those interested in farming on a smaller scale.
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