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Post-retirement business promotes healthy living

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

After retirement, Richland County woman launched a new business to grow her own food and improve her family’s health.

How to keep pests out of your garden

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Rabbits, groundhogs and insects can relentlessly nibble at fresh leaves off of tomato plants and sunflower sprouts. Here are some tactics to keep your garden pest-free.

Manure science review set for August 14

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Manure has two shades of green, so to speak.

Teens are the fastest-growing consumers of caffeinated products

Saturday, July 12, 2014

If you think you’re seeing more kids chugging energy drinks and sipping Starbucks than ever before, you’re probably right.

Amid border crisis, farm groups call for immigration reform

Friday, July 11, 2014

Farmers hope to keep immigration reform alive, want action this year.

Bioluminescence – Living Lights

Friday, July 11, 2014

Fireflies, or lightning bugs, are neither flies, nor bugs. They are beetles capable of bioluminescence.

Scientists predict ‘significant’ harmful algal bloom in western Lake Erie this summer

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Overall bloom will be smaller than in 2013 with varying impacts across lake’s western basin

Saving limbs, to saving life: Chain saw safety is more than a buzzword

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Reporter Chris Kick recently attended a chain saw safety workshop with the Ohio Forestry Association. This is his account of the experience.

Marcellus and Utica shale drilling permits: Monroe County is drilling hot spot

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported 25 new permits were issued for drilling in Monroe County during June.

Harrison County Fair auction results

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Auction results from the 2014 Harrison County Fair in Cadiz, Ohio.

How to Tuesday: Identify poison ivy, oak and sumac

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

You know the old adage “Leaves of three, let it be.” It’s referring to poison ivy and oak, and it’s true. With summer comes much more time spent outside, thus increasing the risk of coming in contact with these poisonous plants – and poison sumac – if you’re not careful. Here’s how to tell them […]

Ohio farm groups announce new water quality initiative

Monday, July 7, 2014

The diverse group is lead by farm bureau members, universities, business and industry leaders. It plans to conduct an opinion poll over the next few weeks.

Wealth inequality gap doubles in U.S.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Wealth inequality among U.S. households roughly doubled between 2003 and 2013, according to a new analysis by University of Michigan researchers.

Ohio court update: Holmes County decision partly overturned

Monday, July 7, 2014

The appellate court ruled the trial court overstepped its jurisdiction by ordering a well to be plugged.

Double cropping research helps northern New York dairy farmers

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Research conducted on northern New York farms by Cornell University researchers is helping farmers enhance their production of forage crops for dairy cows.

Tell us your story: 100 years in 100 words

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Over the past 100 years, Farm and Dairy has been more than a newspaper to many of you — we’ve become a community, a family.

Crawford County, Pa. Raney dairy farm to host open house

Saturday, July 5, 2014

J-RA Holsteins is located just miles from the Ohio border in Adamsville, Pennsylvania.

Funding offered to improve housing in Pa. areas impacted by gas drilling

Friday, July 4, 2014

Funding to address housing needs comes from Marcellus Shale impact fees.

Meigs County men plead not guilty to crop insurance fraud

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Meigs County men enter pleas in federal crop insurance case.

Marcellus and Utica shale: Production nearly doubles in Ohio

Thursday, July 3, 2014

With the increase in horizontal Utica shale wells coming online, production has nearly doubled in Ohio.

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