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Ripen green tomatoes indoors

Friday, October 31, 2014

The almanac warns frost is overdue. Vegetable growers are harvesting those last few warm weather crops before it’s too late.

Harvest delays increase odds of yield loss for corn growers

Friday, October 31, 2014

The wet fields that have delayed growers from harvesting also increases the risk for yield loss from wildlife damage and weak plant integrity due to unfavorable weather conditions.

Pumpkin decorating ideas for Halloween

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Carving a Jack-o’-lantern is no longer the most popular way to decorate a pumpkin for Halloween.

Negotiating the pipeline easement your farm can live with forever

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Consider what your land provides for you and be patient with negotiations. Two major lessons one farming family has learned when dealing with pipeline negotiations.

Winterize your rain barrel in four steps

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Prepare your rain barrel for winter to make sure that it’s still usable come spring.

USDA extends deadline for dairy Margin Protection Program

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The USDA has extended the deadline for the dairy Margin Protection Program to Dec. 5.

A big year for co-op sales, but 2015 could be lean

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

As agricultural cooperatives set sales records nationally, the growth is reflected closer to home.

Harvest continues as dry days return

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Wet spring and now a wet fall lead to late harvest.

Blog: Giant pumpkins are a labor of love for the Moshers

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

For the Moshers, growing giant pumpkins is a rewarding hobby.

Harvest of Change: Oculus VR creates virtual reality farm experience

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oculus VR’s Harvest of Change goes far beyond the farming video game.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 10/25

Saturday, October 25, 2014

The top stories from the week Oct. 19-Oct. 25, 2014.

Two superfoods to grow indoors during cool weather

Friday, October 24, 2014

Microgreens and sprouts are two superfoods that are easier to grow indoors and produce a crop much quicker, in as little as 5 days.

Teams from Ohio State and China exchange visits to gain knowledge

Friday, October 24, 2014

Working towards long term cooperation, a team of Ohio State Extension and the China’s Ministry of Agriculture exchanged visits to each other’s countries.

Chronic wasting disease confirmed in Ohio captive deer

Friday, October 24, 2014

First case of chronic wasting disease confirmed on Holmes County preserve. No evidence the disease affectshumans.

First Columbiana and Stark Farm Bureaus’ Farm Frenzy brings family fun

Thursday, October 23, 2014

In addition to getting an up-close look at farm machinery, numerous vendors and representatives from the Winona Fire Department participated in the Columbiana and Stark County Farm Bureaus’ first Farm Frenzy event.

Part I: Interstate pipelines planned in Ohio

Thursday, October 23, 2014

There are several types of pipelines being constructed, including collection lines, intrastate lines and interstate lines.

Shammos win Stark SWCD award

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Board of supervisors elections, the naming of the SWCD Cooperator of the Year, and the outlining of 2015 programs topped the agenda at the Stark Soil and Water Conservation District’s 64th annual banquet Oct. 16 at R.G. Drage Career Technical Institute.

Ohio CAUV tax rates: What goes up, must go up some more

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Ohio farmers are up in arms over latest round of CAUV property tax increases, in some cases up by 300 percent since the last triennial update.

Building a compost bin for backyard recycling

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

How do you compost? Here’s some information about building your own compost bin.

World Trade Org. says COOL is unfair to Canada, Mexico

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The battle over country of origin labeling continues, amid threats from neighboring countries to limit trade.

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