Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Ethan Holmes applesauce

On the weekends, Ethan Holmes would head to the incubator, where he would spend the weekend making applesauce.
wind turbines

The Ohio Power Siting Board will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about Paulding Wind Farm III's proposal to construct a 138-kilovolt transmission line and associated switchyard in Benton and Harrison townships.
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This week's roundup includes news from the Southeast, Northwestern and Black River FFA chapters.
Spreading manure

OSHA issues fines for 2015 manure-related fatality.
Bill Patterson, Frank Burkett

Stark Co. farmer Frank Burkett has been elected president of the Ohio Farm Bureau. He succeeds Steve Hirsch of Chillicothe, who left the board to stand for election to the Nationwide board.
wind turbines

Energy initiative is collecting signatures to appear on Ohio's ballot, but not without controversy.
cover crops

Cost-share opportunities available for Stark County cover crops.

A key to handling backyard wildlife problems is making your backyard a worse place to be — for them, that is, not you.
Maumee Bay

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service opened a new three-year initiative to provide accelerated conservation assistance for farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin, including land in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. The Environmental Quality Incentives Program will be used to fund applications.
daffodils

The Holsteins averaged $1,755; Jersey $800; Brown Swiss $1,305; Ayrshire $1,075 and Milking Shorthorns earned $1,500.
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