Wednesday, December 2, 2015
turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans and stuffing

The average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $50.11.
grain bins

The grain markets are concentrating on South American politics and weather, and on the Thanksgiving holiday. These dominate prices in the absence of other, more direct, news.
picture of paper work

House and Senate both introduce bills to continue amending Ohio's CAUV formula.
Soybean field

Despite heavy rains that set back spring planting and dry summer conditions, soybean yields still managed to beat early predictions.
Clean Ohio Fund easement for woods

Ten land trusts, three counties, one township and nine soil and water conservation districts will receive funding to help preserve farmland across the state.
Week in Review collage for 11/21/15

This week’s top stories include the western Holmes County fire that destroyed a bank barn, Kent State Ashtabula’s wine degree program, what to do with invasive species and more.
spice blend

Homemade spice blends make great gifts, and they inspire home cooks to try new recipes.
collage of pies - 5 pie baking tips for the holidays

These tips cover everything from the crust and the filling to baking times and techniques.
Holiday candle

Grieving the loss of a loved one is difficult any time of year, but the holiday season can really magnify any feelings of loss and sadness. There is no right way to grieve, but the important thing is to let it happen.
Loren and Barn Lang Farm

Curled and mangled steel and a few support beams are all that remain of a bank barn at the home of Loren and Barb Lang in western Holmes County, Ohio, following a barn fire Nov. 17.