Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Around the Table

Cooking demonstrations, food preservation lessons, first-aid safety tips and more will take place in the Family Room at Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16.

How-To's

Help migrating Monarch butterflies by adding nectar-producing plants to your landscape, providing a steady supply of nectar all summer and into fall.

Hot weather can stress even the most heat tolerant plants. Your garden will need special care to survive extended dry periods and heat waves.
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2018-Fair-Listings

Columns

USDA's recent World Agricultural Supply and Demand Report and the U.S. Crop Production estimate for August took away the bounce in grain prices and cast a negative tone for the balance of the summer.
Farmer Advocates

Farmers must tell lawmakers how their operations have benefitted from farm bill programs so that the 2018 bill reflects the needs of American farmers.
goat

Mabel the goat strikes again, surprising and startling everyone on the farm.
grazing pasture

As we transition into fall, pay close attention to your forages. Some pastures may be stockpiled, but those intended to be grazed this fall still need rest.
fishing pole

Walleye fishing success in the deep central basin water due north of the Port of Ashtabula is well ahead of the usual late summer action.
Piping plover chicks

For the second consecutive year, a pair of federally endangered piping plovers are raising chicks on Gull Point at Pennsylvania’s Presque Isle State Park.

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