Friday, September 30, 2016
Pipeline construction through farmland

Consider all the effects of pipelines, including to your forage crops.
April gardening

There are a few more gardening tasks to take care of during April as the ground dries and the temperatures get warmer.

Since 2011, Mount Pleasant Community Garden volunteers have donated more than 43,000 pounds of fresh produce to the Stark County Hunger Task Force, assisting them in alleviating hunger through their 32 food pantries. You can help.
Week in Review 4/4

This week’s top stories include a calf born with its heart in its throat, the reality of poverty and hardship in southeastern Kentucky, the best fruits and vegetables for self-sufficiency, USDA crop insurance deadline information and perspectives on 2015 dairy prices.
Dickie Bird Farm chick

Ask a dozen a poultry enthusiasts what the best breed of chicken is and you’ll get a dozen different answers.
Lake Erie Algae

New law will prohibit manure and fertilizer application to frozen and snow-covered ground in the western Lake Erie basin.

Donniella Winchell’s credentials when she helped form the Ohio Wine Producers Association in the mid-1970s were rather limited. But she grew up among a family of wine-making aficionados.

Cows in Holmes County make milk. And they make a lot of it, for a long time.
Jane Frankenberger of Purdue

A Purdue project is looking at the economic and environmental benefits and costs of storing water on farms. The project will also address the issues of farm nutrients draining from fields and causing problems downstream.
corn planter

The March 31 USDA Planting Intentions Report finds U.S. farmers expect to plant record-high soybean acreage in 2015.
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