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Teachers and students testify about demand for ag educators

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Ag teachers and students tell House Ag Committee about the opportunities and challenges of their profession.

Cow skull becomes family’s college mascot

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

A painted cow skull has been passed from one Citro to another, as a college rite of passage. It has graced dorm rooms and apartment walls in college towns all over the Midwest and even in Europe.

Portage County Fair auction results

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Portage County Fair auction set multiple new records this year. Here are the final results.

High school freshman gives fair sale money to friend

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Bidding on Savannah Smith’s 256-pound hog started at $13 per pound and the winning bid was $21 per pound.

Case Farms appeals OSHA violations

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Case Farms processing contests OSHA violations.

World economic woes hit home; soft grain trade, cattle to follow

Monday, August 31, 2015

The strength of the U.S. dollar, which has trended upward since 2014, does not bode well for exports. Commodities are cyclical, so manage your risk and margin.

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.”

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.

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