Saturday, May 27, 2017
herbs growing on windowsill

Just like growing vegetables indoors over winter, growing herbs indoors is simple as long as you have the right tools and environment.
Cuts of meat

R&C Packing, of Bidwell, becomes first to slaughter livestock in the Cooperative Interstate Shipment program.
grocery aisle

After years of planning, public comments and revision, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finalized the rules governing produce safety and the auditing of food imported into the U.S.
contour strips on Holmes County farm

Farm states with concentrations in corn and soybeans experienced declines in cropland values.
Week in Review 11/14 collage

This week’s top stories include two lawsuits against Chesapeake Exploration, anaplasmosis’s risk to beef and dairy cattle herds, how manure could fuel vehicles and more.
chickens

West Virginia lifts poultry exhibit ban, but bird handlers should still be cautious.
Autumn-olive invasive species

Invasive plant species are a bigger threat than people realize. Here's what you need to know.
woodstove

A thorough inspection identifies system maintenance needs and allows time to fix problems before winter weather hits.
Japanese trade

The deal includes a substantial reduction in beef tariffs, especially in countries like Japan, which the U.S. has long tried to increase trade.
Enology

In the fall of 2011, Kent State University in Ashtabula began offering two-year degrees in Enology and Viticulture. The program has graduated seven students with four more expected to graduate this December and the program has boasted an 100 percent placement rate.
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