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Lambing school is May 10 in Wooster

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

WOOSTER, Ohio — The Ohio Heartland Sheep Improvement Association is sponsoring a lambing school May 10 at the OARDC Sheep Facility, located at 5651 Fredericksburg Road (County Road 501), Wooster. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the program getting underway at 9 a.m. The morning session will be presented by Kirsten Mierzwiak, of Berlin Vet […]

Workshop will promote safe food

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

This Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) session will provide produce growers the basics of on-farm food safety.

Four to enter Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Visionary leaders in Ohio’s farm community to be honored in August

Ohio shale wells: 2013 fourth quarter production released

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources released oil and gas well production results from the fourth quarter of 2013 on April 25.

OPSB to hold public hearing May 5 regarding wind farm proposal

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Power Siting Board will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about Greenwich Windpark, LLC’s proposal to construct a wind farm in Huron County. Location The hearing is scheduled for May 6 at 6 p.m., South Central High School, 3305 Greenwich Angling Road, Greenwich, Ohio. Greenwich […]

Ag department issues stop sale order for Ohio mulch products

Monday, April 28, 2014

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture recently issued a stop-sale order for all 1.5 cubic foot bags of mulch produced by the Ohio Mulch company before April 6. Following up on a complaint, the department’s Division of Weights and Measures inspectors tested 1.5 cubic foot bags of Ohio Mulch products being offered for […]

‘Big data’ is a big deal for farmers, researchers

Monday, April 28, 2014

OSU ag research conference focusses on what “big data” means to the university, and private sector.

Protect your privacy when using social media

Friday, April 25, 2014

Social media is cool and useful, but remember to protect your privacy.

Farm Kings renewed for fourth season

Friday, April 25, 2014

The Great American Country cable network has renewed the hit show, Farm Kings, set in western Pennsylvania for a fourth season.

OSU Extension: Soybean growers needed for project

Friday, April 25, 2014

A team of college experts are seeking soybean growers to participate in a project to look at phosphorus and potassium in soybeans.

Ohio soybean growers salute legislators Brown, Gibbs

Friday, April 25, 2014

The Ohio Soybean Association recognized U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs as its Legislators of the Year.

Pennsylvania: Pa. Jersey breeders gather for annual meeting

Friday, April 25, 2014

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. —  The Pennsylvania Jersey Cattle Association held its annual meeting March 28-29 in Williamsport, Pa. Jersey breeders from all over the state gathered to celebrate the breed and Pa. Jersey youth, as well as those breeders who achieved high levels of success throughout the past year. The weekend began with a PJCA directors’ […]

Report failed crop acreage

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Hello again! With spring planting quickly approaching, the Farm Service Agency encourages farmers to report failed crop acreage that will not be brought to harvest to their Farm Service Agency office. Failed acreage must be reported to Farm Service Agency before destroying and replanting to allow time for a field check. “It is very important […]

Southeastern Ohio to receive EQIP funds

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Farmers in 10 Ohio counties can apply for funds for pasture and farmstead-based projects.

The best bad thing

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The day Mr. Wonderful gave me a big hug and whispered in my ear “I lost my job” I did what any supportive spouse would do. I made it all about me. When my spouse was having what was inarguably one of the harder days of his life, I found it helpful to adhere to […]

Who practices what we preach?

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Use best management practices when it comes to your conservation practices.

The difference between an outfitted and guided hunts

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Neither outfitted DIY or guided game hunts promise success. If they do, be cautious.

Finding stinky roots and delicious mushrooms

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Morel season is a memorable time of year, and it’s finally here!

Comparing cash rent surveys: NASS versus land grant numbers

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Key differences between cash rent arrangements.

Wal-Mart’s organic plan could boost demand

Thursday, April 24, 2014

What will Wal-Mart’s new organic sales mean for farmers?

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