Christmas Bird Count underway across the Americas
The Christmas Bird Count includes more than 2,300 regional counts between Dec. 14 and Jan. 5 for birders of all ages.
Legally blind golf pro earns turfgrass management degree via World Campus
William “Monty” Elam graduated last weekend, earning a bachelor’s degree in turfgrass science online through Penn State World Campus.
AgChoice Farm Credit announces 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.
Roundup of 4-H news for Feb. 23, 2023
The Hicks and Hayseeds 4-H club met recently at the Brown farm in Hanoverton.
Look for alternatives before applying garden pesticide
URBANA, Ill. — Hand-in-hand with the gardening season come attacks by pests, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.“The question often becomes ‘to...
Surgeons implant brain ‘pacemaker’
BALTIMORE -- Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine in November surgically implanted a pacemaker-like device into the brain of a patient in the early stages...
Are organic foods healthier or is it just the ‘halo effect’?
BETHESDA, Md. -- If cookies are "organic," they should be better for you, right? And worth more money, right?Jenny Wan-chen Lee, a graduate student...
Cost-share program helps make organic certification affordable for farmers, processors
This funding covers as much as 75 percent of an individual applicant’s certification costs, up to a maximum of $750 annually per certification scope.
Court agrees with ODA: Parrish broke the law
Festival photo contest still taking entries
Area amateur photographers are invited to submit entries for the 74th Geauga County Maple Festival's photo contest by April 19.