What the Supreme Court’s Prop 12 decision means to farmers
The ruling in favor of California’s Proposition 12, which requires more space for breeding pigs, will “increase prices for consumers and drive small farms out of business,” said Scott Hays, president of the National Pork Producers Council.
CFAES professor wins ‘Oscar’ of engineering
Judit E. Puskas has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering Class of 2023 in recognition of sustained excellence in innovation and education.
Stark Co. farmer Ben Klick embraces technology, new challenges
Klick has farming in his blood. He is part of a farm family that’s in its fifth generation. According to Klick, farming is a business, and everyone should be open to the entrepreneurial side. In the meantime, he is giving voice to a new generation.
Hatch of spotted lanternfly observed in Cincinnati
Jonathon Shields, Agriculture Inspection Manager with the Ohio Department of Agriculture, has confirmed a hatch of spotted lanternfly in Cincinnati.
Retired educator sees potential in aquaponics
Doug Hiscox recently opened Cave Creek Aquaponics with his wife, Linda, in Lisbon, Ohio.
Roundup of gardening news for May 11, 2023
Catch up on Ohio gardening news and events in Geauga County, Mahoning County, Richland County, Summit County and Trumbull County.
Roundup of FFA news for May 11, 2023
Catch up on FFA news from Zane Trace FFA, Southern Local High School FFA, Edison High School FFA and Western Reserve FFA.
Redding confirmed to serve again as Pennsylvania ag secretary
The Pennsylvania Senate unanimously confirmed Russell Redding to serve as Pennsylvania’s 27th Secretary of Agriculture on May 10.
Private well owners should get wells tested annually: NGWA
Because winter storms and spring flooding can lead to contamination and damage, spring is an ideal time to test private water systems.
Ohio Ag Council announces hall of fame inductees
Kenneth D. Davis, Terry McClure, Thomas Menke and Dr. Don Sanders will be inducted into the Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame on Aug. 4.