Saturday, October 31, 2020
gardening news

Stark Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a Zoom conference meeting on winterizing rain barrels Nov. 17 at 6 p.m.
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Catch up on local FFA news from Northwestern-Wayne FFA, Wellington FFA, West Muskingum FFA and West Holmes FFA.

Government payments to farmers will be among the many policy issues that will be discussed at the Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Nov. 9-13.

Epizootic hemorrhagic disease has affected deer in the area in and around State Game Lands 214.
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How do you solve an $80 billion problem? Economists and rural broadband advocates are looking for solutions to rural broadband access challenges, but there is no silver bullet, and some say it's hard to know how effective subsidy programs are, given the limited research.
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A population of the invasive spotted lanternfly has been found in Jefferson County, Ohio, the Ohio Department of Agriculture says.

ReImagine Appalachia's plan would create jobs, but require billions of dollars in funding and put 28,000 workers in fossil fuels industries out of work.
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Pennsylvania leads the country in organic livestock and poultry sales, with $449 million in sales in 2019, according to the recently released 2019 Organic Survey.
John Grimes

As the sun is setting on John Grimes' second three-year term, he reflects on his leadership as Certified Angus Beef board chairman.
A woman and a man look at pumpkins outside of a barn.

Despite the pandemic, attendance and interest hasn’t been lacking at many agritourism farms this fall. Farms have still had to make some adjustments, but fall agritourism is still happening in Ohio this year.