Monday, December 5, 2016
Week in Review 6/20

This week’s top stories include an update on the semitruck-trailer accident that let more than 2,000 piglets loose in southwest Ohio, the new agribusiness degree at Kent State University Tuscarawas, tips for attracting pollinators to your yard, the bird flu’s impact on egg prices and tips for choosing garden pest repellents.

Populations of imported European honeybees continue to decline under pressure from an array of pathogens.
diploma and tassel

West Virginia and Ohio groups are working to create a certification program for students wishing to enter the agriculture field.

Ohio and Pennsylvania farmers were well represented at last night's national Guernsey awards banquet.
vegetables in garden

Whether you have limited planting space or limited time to sow second and third crops, grow-again vegetables produce higher yields with less work.

Community Supported Agriculture, or CSAs, have grown in Ohio in the past 10 years. But the concept may be reaching critical mass, according to Brad Bergefurd, OSU Extension state horticulture specialist.
American Farmland Trust grant money.

Four projects aim to remove nitrogen and phosphorus before they enter the Ohio River basin.
Flooded soybean field

The soybean crops in Ohio could be in danger if flooding continues to be a problem this weekend.

Fulton County man finds labor of love through goats and goat cheese production.

Can U.S. farmers take a whopping hit to their bottom line and still be standing five years from now?
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