Wednesday, January 19, 2022
gardening news

Join Summit County Master Gardener Jeanne Poremski, Feb. 2 from 7 to 8 p.m. in a virtual program, to hear about beneficial insects.
Hillsdale FFA

Catch up on local news from Black River FFA and Hillsdale FFA.
John Barnhart

When the Barnharts decided to expand their meat goat herd, they didn't build new fences or facilities. Instead, they renovated a set of unused hog barns.

The government of India has agreed to allow imports of U.S. pork and pork products into India, removing a long-standing barrier to U.S. agricultural trade. 
Half-Ton Butter Sculpture Highlights 2022 Farm Show Theme of ‘Harvesting More’

Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding unveiled the 2022 Pennsylvania Farm Show butter sculpture, which highlights this year’s theme of “harvesting more.” 
Two people stand on a farm.

Jeff and Janet Allen aren’t shy about sharing what they’ve learned in their 30 years of running their beef cow/calf operation: Using conservation practices is good for woodlands, water and the environment as a whole. But it’s also good for the farmers.
Growing Your Career Scholarship

The Growing Your Career Scholarships are open to students who attend an accredited college or university and major in an agricultural field.

The Happy Harvesters 4-H Club had its last meeting of 2021 Dec. 12, at the First Lutheran Church of Strasburg.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Sec. Tom Vilsack

USDA will invest $1.2M in a project with Ohio State to advance climate-smart agriculture related to efficiently irrigating and applying nutrients to crops.
gardening news

The Mahoning County Extension Office will hold a greenhouse workshop Jan. 21, 10 a.m-1:30 p.m. at the office.