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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.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 10/18

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Here are this week’s top stories from Farm and Dairy:

Partners plan greenhouses on Chicago rooftop

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Gotham Greens to build 75,000 square foot rooftop greenhouse in Chicago.

You don’t need a root cellar to store food

Friday, October 17, 2014

Fall is the time to store the food that’s taken all year to produce. Indoor, in-place and buried container food storage systems are practical and affordable alternatives to the traditional root cellar.

“You don’t need a root cellar to store food” describes the three alternative food storage systems in detail, and offers tips for successful produce storage.

The eastern hellbender, making a slow comeback

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Toledo Zoo, and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium recently collaborated on the release of 189 captive-reared eastern hellbenders into three eastern Ohio watersheds.

Youngstown farm hops into growing cricket food market

Thursday, October 16, 2014

There are several misconceptions about raising crickets as a food for humans. The biggest surprise may be the profit potential.

More at this camp than FFA

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

As Camp Muskingum enters its seventh decade, camp director Todd Davis hopes a pending $2.5 million building project will help keep it around for a good long while.

Pennsylvania: Legislature overwhelmingly approves two ag bills; next stop is the governor

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Pennsylvania legislature has made it clear whether or not green houses need to meet state code and who needs a commercial driver’s license when it comes to farms. The next stop is the governor’s office.

How to winterize your car – 6 tips to keep your car going this winter

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Prepare your car for winter before the snow starts to fly.

Take action to save victims: National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Monday, October 13, 2014

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Aside from raising awareness, action must be taken to put a stop to this crime.

100 years in 100 words

Sunday, October 12, 2014

We asked you to write about what Farm and Dairy has meant to you in 100 words — no more, no less — to celebrate our 100 year anniversary.

Lichtkoppler retires from Extension, Ohio Sea Grant after 33 years

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Frank Lichtkoppler played a major role in cleaning up the Ashtabula River, which took more than 30 years of work.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 10/11

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The top stories from the week Oct. 5-Oct. 11, 2014

Plant fruit this fall

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Fall may actually be a better time to establish strong roots, beat the heat and create a balanced moisture environment for new fruit plants.

Columbiana County: Eric Petroleum, Chesapeake case heads back to court

Friday, October 10, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled against two oil and gas companies. In return, the court ruled for the landowner.

Vilsack says bioproducts complement ag, create a new economy

Thursday, October 9, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack spoke about the opportunities of products made from plants and agriculture, during the Bioproducts World Showcase.

They grow ‘sweet fruit and sour people’

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The winter of 2014 destroyed the McConnell peach crop, but that’s hasn’t closed the market.

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