Sunday, April 5, 2020
girl sitting with tablet

With schools closed and children stuck at home, here are some virtual learning resources from local farms, zoos and museums.
russell redding speaks

Pennsylvania hunters donated a record 150,000 pounds of venison to Hunters Sharing the Harvest in 2018. That deer meat went to food banks throughout the state to feed families in need.
DeWine Farm Bureau

A coalition of Ohio Agriculture groups reminded Gov. Mike DeWine of the importance of farming as his administration respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.
glenn elzinga at grazing conference

Build soil health through managed grazing practices, and productivity will follow. Idaho rancher Glenn Elzinga spoke about his diversified livestock operation at the Western PA Grazing Conference.
wolf in office

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses to close physical locations by 8 p.m. March 19 to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Two students and a teacher work on a soil experiment.

Students at East Technical High School, in Cleveland, are learning about agriculture through an agribusiness career and technical education program.
Lake Erie island shore

The deadline for farmers to apply for the H2Ohio program has been extended to June 2, in response to Gov. DeWine's orders regarding COVID-19.
fishing

Anglers interested in fishing Cold Creek in Erie County this year need to enter a special lottery drawing open now until March 31.
gardening news

The Penn State master gardeners of Lawrence County are holding its spring symposium April 18 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
beech leaf disease

The symptoms of beech leaf disease are plain to see, but opinions differed on the cause. Now, researchers may be one step closer to finding an answer.