Sunday, October 25, 2020
Samantha Pierwsza

Samantha Pierwsza took down a 9-point buck near West Deer, Pennsylvania on Sept. 22, 2020.
Autumn Pierwsza

Autumn Pierwsza took down an 8-point buck near West Deer, Pennsylvania on Sept. 19, 2020.
George and Wendy Lassnick

The Lake County, Ashtabula County, Trumbull County and Geauga County farm bureaus recently held annual meetings and handed out awards.
Two woman walk alongside a truck, carrying hemp plants.

Julie Doran, of Westerville, Ohio, wrapped up her first hemp harvest. She had a successful growing season, but rules around THC testing still present challenges for Doran and other hemp farmers.
carcasses hanging in cooler

While it may not be pretty, meat processing is arguably the most important part of the whole local food system.
meat in a pile

Labor shortages is a big issue butchers run into when trying to expand or even just run their businesses. Penn State Extension is trying to fix that.
cow in holding pen

Here are the four basic types of inspection a meat or poultry plant can operate under and what that means to you.
FFA logo

Catch up on local FFA news from Fayetteville FFA, Warren FFA, Utica FFA, West Holmes FFA and Northwestern FFA.
Two wildlife officers walk through the woods.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is continuing to train 12 new wildlife officers, who graduated from the pre-service training academy in August, with hands-on experiences.
frank burkett talks at his farm

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler toured Frank Burkett's farm Oct. 6 and held a press conference, where he touted the agency’s cooperation with farmers.