Calvin Ernst has built a successful conservation seed company on a base of growing common weeds.
With nearly a half million votes logged, the oak received more than 100,000 votes in the National Arbor Day national tree poll.
Herbicides applied at planting need a half inch to 1 inch of rainfall within seven to 10 days, and more rain is needed in overly dry soils.
The Northeast Ohio Forestry Association met recently for the 29th annual banquet and benefit auction.
State representatives spoke at the annual Columbiana and Mahoning county ag leaders’ breakfast May 4.
The annual Waynedale FFA member recognition banquet honored Star Greenhands, Star Chapter Farmers, Honorary Chapter Farmer, and crowned a new FFA queen.
House and Senate budget negotiators have committed an extra $79 billion to agriculture.
For the 19th consecutive year, Ohio has retained its standing as the nation’s leader in the number of Tree City USA communities.
A Wayne County landowner applying liquid manure through an irrigation system had manure ran down both sides of a knoll into Steele Ditch, resulting in resulted in a damaged stream, loss of aquatic life and five miles of upset land owners.
The new first-place premium in four classes – grain seeds, wheat, oats and “other grain” – have been doubled, from $5 to $10 per winning entry. Second-place premiums in those classes were increased to $5, from $4.
Stan Hywet sponsors two vintage league baseball teams, a fun and inexpensive alternative to major league action and a return to the game “the way it was meant to be played.”
Andrea Keener was recognized with the Dekalb Award
Legislation introduced to extend the Northeast Dairy Compact and to create a Southern Dairy Compact.
The National Pork Board is moving forward with its search for a new chief executive officer.
A moment of silence was observed during the annual member recognition banquet in memory of George R. Smith as a friend and staunch supporter of the 4-H and FFA programs in Wayne County.
National association proposes giving growers the support they need – only when they need it.
Erik Weihenmayer will make history as he leaves Base Camp in his quest to become the first blind person to successfully reach the summit of Mount Everest.
Tour stops include the Nichols Farm, J Bar A Herefords, Calvin Gerwin and Sons, Bill J. Bowling Farm, Larry and Becky Warns and Tom Dierksheide.
The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index tumbled nearly eight points in April.
According to a Purdue University extension marketing specialist, the second half of the year appears to be bright.