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Report failed crop acreage before destroying and replanting

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Failed acreage must be reported to FSA before destroying and replanting, to allow time for a field check.

God willing and the creek don’t move

Thursday, April 16, 2015

It is not at all uncommon for folks to call the Soil and Water Conservation District office asking for help in addressing rapidly eroding streambanks.

Get ready, the hummingbirds are about to land

Thursday, April 16, 2015

By the time you read this, there may be hummingbirds in your backyard.

More farm succession workshops being planned

Thursday, April 16, 2015

In case you missed the first opportunity, more farm succession workshops are being planned.

Negative market influences add up

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Avian flu is one more negative working against the grain prices.

Sunlight requirements for growing vegetables

Friday, April 10, 2015

Sunlight is critical to growing vegetables, but ensuring vegetable plants get enough sunlight can be tricky if trees, fences or structures keep your yard shady.

Officials report Ohio’s black bears are here to stay

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Sightings in 2014 involved 88 individual black bears, up from 74 in 2013.

Household messes make memories

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Sometimes making a mess is worth the memories.

Author gave timely tips for 19th century women

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Lydia Marie Child’s “The American Frugal Housewife” published in 1832, contains a list of maxims for health that are worth a read.

How much debt can you manage on your dairy?

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Most farms have some level of debt. How much and what kind of debt will vary from farm to farm.

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