Thursday, April 25, 2019
hydroponics

WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new organic-based fertilizer for commercial hydroponic production can boost lettuce growth by about 13 percent, according to preliminary trials conducted by Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster.

According to the ODNR, there are 35 Marcellus shale permits and 953 permits for drilling in Utica shale.
turkey

The most anticipated dish of Thanksgiving dinner is up for debate, but to some, the turkey just can’t be beat.

Unusual weather the past couple years has renewed interest in climate talks.
Map of lower Michigan counties

A trace investigation from a bovine tuberculosis (TB) infected herd in Ottawa County, Mich., has led to the identification of a bovine TB positive roping cattle herd in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. An Indiana herd is also linked to the outbreak.
Week in Review 4/18

This week’s top stories include an announcement about Earth Day, sunlight requirements for growing vegetables, an update on a vegan tutor’s settlement with the school district he worked for, weather resources for farmers and tips for keeping wildlife out of your garden.
essential oils

Essential oils contain all the organic compounds, elements and constituents from the plant which they are derived. Their powerful properties have been used in natural health and healing for centuries.

Walt Sturgeon, East Palestine, Ohio, is a nationally known mushroom expert. He has authored books and been honored for his contributions to mycology.

Michigan cattle must have electronic ID before they may move from a farm.
Angus cattle grazing

Animals can be unpredictable. No matter how well you think you know your livestock, something could spook them, causing the animal to react quickly and violently.
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