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Dairy Service Unit recognizes top producers

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, Ohio — Cows in Holmes County make milk. And they make a lot of it, for a long time. This was evidenced by the number of cows on the list of high lifetime production cows at the annual meeting of the Holmes County Dairy Service Unit. The list was four pages long with […]

Water storage project to advance new practices

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

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.

USDA Planting Intentions Report: Record soybean acres, less corn

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

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

How to safely burn pasture: 5 tips

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

With careful planning, burning pasture can produce numerous benefits.

More than 100 turn out for OSU small farm conference’s Wooster debut

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

WOOSTER, Ohio — With 150 registered attendees at its first visit to the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, the Ohio State College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Science’s Living the Small Farm Dream small farm conference March 28 was a success, organizers said. “I’m tickled pink,” said Tony Nye, an Ohio State University Extension […]

The big day is finally here (get your USDA report game face on!)

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Today is the day of the landmark USDA Planting Intentions Report. Everyone’s waiting for the noon hour release!

Calf born with heart in its throat

Monday, March 30, 2015

When Tom Leech of Longview Farm found a newborn Shorthorn bull calf in a pasture on the afternoon of March 7, he was immediately concerned with hypothermia.

Breaking the ‘grass ceiling’: East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference draws 135

Monday, March 30, 2015

The East Ohio Women in Agriculture conference brought more than 135 participants together for networking and farm business education.

Parents: Spring chicks may carry Salmonella

Monday, March 30, 2015

Baby poultry may carry Salmonella, a common bacteria found in the droppings of poultry which can cause illness in people.

USDA extends crop program deadlines until April 7

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Farmers have an additional week, until April 7, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety net programs established by the 2014 farm bill.

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