Thursday, December 5, 2019
port family photo

The Ports have been farming in Clarion County since the 1860s. Each generation does it a little differently. Today it's John-Scott's turn to take the reins.
Eastern hellbender named Pennsylvania state amphibian

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Student Leadership Council and Sen. Gene Yaw get the Eastern hellbender designated as the Commonwealth's state amphibian.
Beagles hunting

With Ohio's deer season winding down, now is a good time to go after another game animal: cottontail rabbit.
Agricultural toys under a Christmas tree.

Young farmers and agriculture professionals from Wayne, Ashland and Medina counties raised $5,000 in toys for Christmas at the Ag Toy Drive Nov. 21.

Though movies don’t often feature farmers or farms, agriculture has had some nods from Hollywood in the past. Some of the movies that are farm-centric may not be the gigantic and special effects-motivated summer blockbuster like The Dark Knight or Marvel’s: The Avengers, but they’re good entertainment.
a hemp plant

A quick Google search on cannabis brings up a wide range of results. The Cleveland School of Cannabis was founded to help educate people on the plant.
deer

Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences urges hunters to carry on despite the detection of chronic wasting disease in wild deer in Pennsylvania.
The inside of The Farmer's Rail

Mary Anne Kettering, of MaryAnne's Meats, and the Bruntys, of The Farmer's Rail, have both found success selling local, fresh food at their stores.

Grand champion hog exhibitor's family hopes to redeem its reputation through win.
students

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation is offering four STEM-based camps, ExploreAg, starting in June.