Sunday, July 15, 2018

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girls at 2011 Trumbull County Fair

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United Local FFA Members

We asked FFA members to share why they say thanks to FFA by participating in our photo booth at the 2016 Ohio FFA Convention in Columbus, May 5 and 6.
Firelands FFA Crochet header

It may not be a typical FFA project but at Firelands High School, students spend downtime with yarn and hook in hand, crocheting for a cause.

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completed shale well

In southwestern Pennsylvania, Washington County leads with the highest number of producing wells as of the end of April.
Utica shale wells

Carroll County leads Ohio with the most producing wells again in April.


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How Tos

Learn to properly pickle cucumbers to ensure safe preservation and optimum taste.

Dogs can't get poison ivy. Or can they? Some dogs are affected when exposed to poison ivy. Learn how to identify the symptoms and treat it accordingly.

Christmas Baking Photo Contest

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Brag About Your Bag

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Columns

From her 79-mile section hike of the Appalachian Trail, Editor Susan Crowell uncovered hiking lessons that can easily be translated into farming (or life!) wisdom.
grazing goat

Species primarily affected by P. tenuis include camelids such as elk, moose, llamas and alpacas as well as small ruminants such as sheep and goats.
front porch

On the southern Illinois dairy farm of Alan Guebert's youth, July was a slow, sweet bridge between spring's hard hustle and fall's quickening step.
baby

Patiently awaiting two new grandbabies, Judith Sutherland reminds us to take in life's little blessings.
speedboat

BoatUS, a national organization representing boat owners at all levels, has assembled a top five list of the most often faced issues by boat buyers.

Infographics

Hay baler

The Delaware Soil & Water Conservation District will hold its first drive-it-yourself Farm Tour Aug. 18, from 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Goat

Japan has finalized technical requirements that will allow U.S. sheep and goat exports into the country for the first time in more than 14 years.
Bull Country compost

Looking for a simple confirmation of healthy or unhealthy, farmers are burying underwear to test their soil. It's called the #SoilYourUndies challenge.

From her 79-mile section hike of the Appalachian Trail, Editor Susan Crowell uncovered hiking lessons that can easily be translated into farming (or life!) wisdom.
Fishing on Lake Erie

This year's Lake Erie harmful algal bloom is forecast to be smaller than last year, but is still of concern.

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Farming 101

5 things young farmers should know about finances

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Balance sheet

Cash flow

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We’re featuring a series of “101” columns throughout the year to help young and beginning farmers master farm living. From finances to management to machinery repair and animal care, farmers do it all.

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