Sunday, January 17, 2021

Yearly Archives: 2020

A woman stands in a greenhouse holding a baby.

This year has been a mixed bag for farmers. A global pandemic brought challenges with processing and logistics, in addition to health concerns. That same pandemic shifted focus back to local food, as larger systems struggled. It’s been a year of adapting, adjusting plans and solving problems on the fly. Some have struggled. Others have seen their businesses boom.
sprouts

Crop modeling allows producers to focus on the right time and rate of nutrient applications while looking at the return and keeping nutrients in the field.
winter bird

Birds and bird watching opportunities flourish during the winter on Ohio Division of Wildlife properties.
FFA logo

Catch up on local FFA news from Waterford FFA and West Holmes FFA.
fish fossils

Gov. Mike DeWine signed Ohio Senate Bill No. 123 into law, officially designating the fossil fish species Dunkleosteus terrelli as the fossil fish of Ohio.
american flag in a flower box

Julie Geiss explains her 2021 mantra — "Made in America" — and encourages others to be more mindful of where the product comes from before purchasing it.
closeup of horse grazing

The online equine courses planned for the spring semester at Ohio State ATI in Wooster, Ohio, are horse health and disease and horse breeding and selection.
bridge in the woods

Scott Shalaway thanks readers and recaps his long career and prepares for retirement.
William and Marsha Cable

The Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District presented its 2020 Conservation Cooperator of the Year Award to William and Marsha Cable.
Script Ohio in soybeans

The research and student parts have been separate in the past, but changes are afoot to unify the campus, starting with a name change to CFAES Wooster.