Tuesday, July 14, 2020
algae in Lake Erie

Thanks to mild rainfall this spring, researchers are predicting a moderate harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie this summer, after a more severe bloom in 2019.
A man serves a woman from behind his stand at a farmers market.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, farmers markets have had a sudden influx of new customers, many seeking stability in local food systems. While they are part of our history, many believe farmers markets are also part of our future.
gavel on table

Five livestock buyers allegedly violated the Packers and Stockyards Act by taking turns bidding on livestock at three auctions in Ohio.
hands on laptop

The Pennsylvania State Grange wants Gov. Tom Wolf to put his money and resources where his mouth is when it comes to broadband internet access.
The midway at the Canfield Fair.

The Canfield Fair will be a junior fair only this year, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Summer is a great time for campfires, fireworks and grilling out but participants should take precautions and learn how to treat burn injuries.
cows looking

We take a look at how two farmers raise beef cattle, making very difference decisions, using different resources, to create the same end product.

There's no such thing as a free lunch. Reporter Rachel Wagoner introduces a new series exploring what it costs to get food to the table.
4-H'ers stand behind a table with their market ducks in a show ring.

A lot changed between when the Harrison County Fair book went to the printer, and when the fair’s 2020 shows began June 24. But from June 24-26, 4-H'ers still gathered to show and sell their market projects at the 2020 fair.
A woman lifts the lid on a bucket.

Kara Bond, of Canton, Ohio, always dreamed of having a mushroom farm. Now, she's moving from the corporate world to a new career in mushroom farming.