Friday, July 29, 2016
Joel Salatin speakingvideo

Local foods advocate and author gives keynote address at Family Farm Field Day
brown and white eggs

There’s much that meets the eye when you look at a chicken egg.
pipeline construction

Utica shale drilling permits continue to stall, as Ohio issued only 13 permits to drill in June 2016. Carroll County currently has 425 producing horizontal wells, the most of any Ohio county.
7-month-old Suffolk Ram Lamb, hog, goat, chicken, beef cattle and turkey

Many farmers have growing interest in direct sales. Here are five direct sales channels for farmers to put food to fork.
Yale study CJ Gerber

A Yale University research team will be stationed in Barnesville, Ohio, as they study the effects of fracturing fluids and waste on residential water and air quality.
Field Notes 6.23.16video

In this week's episode of Field Notes, we visit the Eli Yoder family's Blossom Acres Farm in Coshocton County, Ohio. The Yoders sell their produce to big city consumers in and around Columbus. Plus, the latest Utica and Marcellus shale update is out.
Blossom Acres Produce

Community supported agriculture, or CSA, has helped this Coshocton County grower reach the big market.
pipeline installation

The acquisition will make Columbia an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of TransCanada.
Manure expo

The North American Manure Expo is coming to Ohio, and will share the latest science on nutrient management.
kids in barn

Farm children start working on the farm from a young age, but making sure they are taking on farm tasks they can handle can help prevent farm accidents.
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