Friday, April 29, 2016

Broiler growers in the United States reportedly placed 166 million chicks for meat production, which was also up by 3 percent from November 2013.

An upcoming Congressional decision on one of 55 expired tax provisions could have impact the next generation of family farms, according to Jim Mulhern, president and CEO of the National Milk Producers Federation.
Week in Review 11/29

The top stories from the week Nov. 23 to Nov. 29, 2014.
Shiitake block mushroom

Fresh mushrooms are another fast, easy and fun food to grow indoors. Indoor mushroom kits are available in dozens of fungi varieties, from basic buttons to expensive exotics.
gifts

Christmas is just a few short weeks away and holiday shopping is in full swing. Our holiday gift guide will help you navigate your way through a successful shopping season.

Today, the Sirna Farm is comprised of 43 acres, and 30 acres of that is woodlands. The Sirnas rent additional acreage and farm a total of 150 acres.
Immigrants working in field

President's plan would allow more than 4 million undocumented immigrants to stay here on a temporary basis.
Dandelion Lane

When Dawn and Lee Lichtenwalner left Las Vegas in 2008 to take up permanent residence at their 11-acre Leetonia, Ohio, vacation property, turning it into a full-time farming operation was not part of the plan. Earlier this month, their Dandelion Lane Farm became the first in Ohio recognized by the national Homegrown by Heroes program.
Mike Hogan

Hogan is also the Ohio coordinator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, as well as Ohio State's Sustainable Agriculture Team.
Carving turkey

Eating leftovers the weekend after Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be boring.
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