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This year, Post Boy Tree Farm is the Ohio Tree Farm of the Year. The Schmuki family is getting ready to host the tree farm of the year tour in September.

This summer, the Christian Children's Home of Ohio is running a farm camp to help the children it works with explore agriculture. Through the camp, the children are learning about dairy farming, beekeeping, livestock, technology in agriculture and more.

Over the last 30 years, Kirke Porterfield has transitioned the family farm to the next generation, while shifting his focus to Kirke's Homemade Ice Cream, the family's ice cream shop, in St. Clairsville, Ohio.

Farmers, processors and industry experts discussed beef cattle marketing and management at Michel Livestock, Hatfield Farms and Shirer Bros. Meats for the Ohio Beef Field Day, in Muskingum County, July 16.

At Brockett Family Farm, Danielle Morgan raises beefalo and heritage turkeys, which look a lot like the turkeys her ancestors raised on the same farm.

As the industry develops, the founders of The Ohio Hemp Co. are doing their best to lead research on hemp and help other farmers learn more about the crop.

Logan Rohr, a farmer in Wooster, Ohio, founded Honeytown Meats to make his farm's meat more accessible and keep some of it closer to home through online sales. The Rohr family also recently bought 3-D Meats, a custom processor and retail store in Dalton. Now, they’ve got the whole supply chain pretty much covered — from raising the livestock to sending the meat home with customers.

The Hidden Acres, Zach and Kristin Herzberger’s farm, is all about using what they have, and making the farm as self-sufficient as possible.

The Ohio Agricultural Council will induct four Ohioans into the Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame, Aug. 6. The council will induct Monte Anderson, of Wilmington, Randy Brown, of Nevada, Tim Corcoran, of Chillicothe, and Keith Stimpert, of Worthington. The four inductees will join 237 prior recipients named since the program was incepted in 1966.

With a strong farm economy and a good relationship to state leadership, Bill Patterson, the new president for Ohio Farm Bureau, believes Ohio agriculture is well-positioned for the future.