Saturday, October 23, 2021

The USDA announced the appointments of five Farm Service Agency state executive directors and seven Rural Development state directors. 
gardening news

Learn how to purchase a clay-colored, 50-gallon rain barrel from Geauga SWCD.
pheasant

Ring-necked pheasant releases at wildlife areas and other public hunting locations are scheduled to begin during Ohio's youth hunting season Oct. 23-24.
wild turkey

The Ohio Wildlife Council approved reducing the 2022 spring wild turkey season limit to one bird during its regularly scheduled meeting Oct. 6.
Hands type on a laptop.

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice unveiled a plan to bring broadband to 200,000 more homes and businesses.
acorn

This year's oak survey results showed white oak production is slightly above average and red oak production is slightly below average. 
leaves

Fallen leaves naturally return organic matter to the soil as they decompose. Homeowners have many options for using leaves in their landscape beyond raking. 
Lake Erie

Discover how the glaciers that once covered two-thirds of Ohio created habitats for both humans and wildlife and how that's still evident today.
coal

Conversations about pollution sometimes get caught between environmental responsibility and economic opportunity. A new report suggests it doesn’t have to be a choice. When it comes to coal ash clean up, the Ohio River Valley region can have it both ways.
A 4-H'er shows off pins on his fair king sash on the midway at a fair.

Brad Sheppard, a Muskingum County 4-H'er, pork ambassador and fair king, has been working on visiting all of the county and independent fairs in Ohio.