Friday, November 27, 2015

Prison farms offer inmates a chance to work — engage with land and animals.

Stark County junior fair leaders are also considering changes, but the specifics haven’t been finalized.

Beef cows’ nutritional requirements to stay warm and perform well have been higher this winter, putting pressure on their hay inventories and leading to increased costs for producers.

The referendum, seeking to increase the state checkoff on cattle from $1 to $2, received enough favorable votes to pass.

Planting intentions surpass historic soybean record by 4 million acres, USDA reports.

Wayne County Dairy Service unit meets, recognizes best.

Ag engineering expert says the era of bigger tractors could eventually give way to much smaller, robotic machines.

Red clover is a popular choice for frost seeding because it has high seedling vigor, is tolerant of a wide range of soil pH and fertility conditions, and tolerates drought

USDA has extended the Milk Income Loss Contract program through Sept. 1, 2014, or until a new Margin Protection Program for dairy producers (MPP), established by the 2014 farm bill, is operational.

The McNaull family tractor collection was sold March 15 at auction, but memories and a special F-12 will live on.