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Beginning farmers guide offers training

Friday, August 28, 2015

AMES, Iowa — A Resource Guide for Beginning Farmers (LF 0006), compiles dozens of existing training resources on everything from soil and composting to small farm equipment and whole farm planning, including information on food safety and seed saving. The guide is available from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Online Store, or the […]

Cleveland landfill turning green with effort

Friday, August 28, 2015

The Land Conservancy secured a Clean Ohio Conservation Fund grant to acquire the former Henninger Landfill and adjacent properties along Big Creek.

Veterinarian looks back at ‘problem-solving’ career

Thursday, August 27, 2015

“We’re problem solvers,” Karen Martin said. “We take on the problem, and we solve it, for the people.”

Portage County Fair auction results

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Portage County Fair auction got off to a record-setting night Aug 26. Here are some early results, and we’ll have more later.

Ground roof falls, leaving Musser family wondering if they’ll lose farm

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Musser family is losing ground on their farm after subsidence struck earlier this summer. Since then, acreage has dwindled and it has meant changes in the dairy operation to keep it going.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Aug. 27, 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015

A roundup of FFA news.

2015 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge winners named

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

4-H youth propose policies and public programs to solve community issues in state contest.

Tough year for haymaking, as well

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

It’s not just the grain crops that are hurting this year. Forage and hay production is being affected, as well.

Monsanto gives up trying to buy Syngenta

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Monsanto Company has been rebuffed in its efforts to take over Syngenta, as its latest “enhanced proposal did not meet Syngenta’s financial expectations.”

Researchers deploy insect ‘birth control’ to protect cranberry crop

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

“Insect birth control” disrupts the mating communication system keeping moths (or other insects) and protects the cranberry crop.

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