Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Week in Review 1/17

The top stories from the week Jan. 11 through Jan. 17, 2015.
homemade laundry detergent

Many cleaning companies have begun to offer natural versions of commercial cleansers as consumers gain eco-consciousness, but these cleaners can easily be made at home.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Jeff Pennington, of New Castle, was named champion auctioneer at the 36th Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Contest, Jan. 14, at the 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show.

There's always plenty to see at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Here are some photos from our quick trip to Harrisburg this week.
water faucet

If preventative steps aren’t taken, frozen pipes can still be thawed even when the thermometer only reaches to the single digits.
natural gas rig

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 53 new permits in December, with Harrison County’s 22 new permits marking the most issued in the state last month.

As a boy, he pretended to sell the family's cows. But auctioneer Russ Farnsworth and family still have a solid dairy farm in Medina County.

A proposed rule change announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Dec. 15 would expand an exemption from national research and promotion check off orders to include 95 percent organic farmers, handlers, marketers and importers — otherwise known as “primary organic” operations.
garden tools

Get a jump start on the gardening season by preparing your tools for spring planting.
soybeans

Corn outlook: "I am not bullish, but I am friendly to the idea of new highs. We can’t have high prices without a 1 billion carryout in corn. We have to look to the new crop for help there."
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