Monday, January 27, 2020
A graphic showing how households will receive census invitations. 95% of households will receive their invitations in the mail, almost 5% will receive an invitation in-person from a census taker, and less than 1% will simply be counted in-person by a census taker.

With the 2020 Census set to offer an online response option, Ohioans in areas with limited broadband access may need to be proactive with how they respond.
butter sculpture

The 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show butter sculpture was unveiled Jan. 2, carved from butter depicting three of Pennsylvania’s professional sports mascots.
sunset on a farm

Local, state and federal officials are considering making Daylight Saving Time permanent. This could improve health, safety and crime rates.
Trilobite fossil

Throughout Ohio, you can find a variety of ancient fossils. Learn more about what types of fossils you can expect to find and where to look for them.
sshale oil and gas drilling rig

Natural gas and oil production jumped up again in the third quarter of 2019, according to figures released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
hemp growing at ag progress days.

Ohio is one of the first states to have its hemp production plan approved, according to a Dec. 27 U.S. Department of Agriculture announcement.
pig

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has designated Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus in swine a dangerous transmissible disease.
Ohio farm

The U.S. House recently passed a bipartisan bill that would make it easier for farm workers to gain legal status, if necessary, and reform the H-2A program.
Chamomile seedlings

Learn how to select seeds and ensure drainage and air transpiration to successfully sow seeds outdoors during winter.
friends and supporters of the fair line up with shovels for the groundbreaking.

The Lake County Fair broke ground on a new youth and community center Dec. 19. The new center is scheduled to be complete by the 2020 fair.