Money, manure and toxic algae: Report connects the dots

Money, manure and toxic algae: Report connects the dots

COLUMBUS - A new report connects the dots between headline making toxic algae in Lake Erie and taxpayer dollars.Manure from confined animal feeding op...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Report: Pork and sauerkraut do well in Ohio’s ag landscape

Report: Pork and sauerkraut do well in Ohio’s ag landscape

Eating pork and sauerkraut on New Year’s Day is a culinary tradition in Ohio and other parts of the U.S., with roots in Germany and Eastern Euro...

December 14th, 2015 |  


Yearly Ohio event focuses on growing right by nature

Yearly Ohio event focuses on growing right by nature

COLUMBUS - Sustainable agriculture is becoming big business for Ohio, with farmers doubling their sales between 2008 and 2014, according to data from ...

December 7th, 2015 |  



Ag Credit announces AgStart program

Ag Credit, ACA – one of northern Ohio’s largest lenders – is proud to announce the availability of a new loan program based upon the...

November 30th, 2015 |  


Ohio Farm Bureau to convene in Columbus

The 97th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) will be Dec. 2 - 4 in Columbus. The state’s largest and most inclusive food an...

November 26th, 2015 |  


Buckeye fans: ‘Stadium Scarlet’ compost has Ohio State roots and will grow them

Buckeye fans: ‘Stadium Scarlet’ compost has Ohio State roots and will grow them

DELAWARE — Fans of Ohio State’s football team can show their pride with compost.A farm in Delaware, Ohio, located about 25 miles north of ...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Award-winning cover crops guide helps growers improve water quality

Award-winning cover crops guide helps growers improve water quality

OTTAWA – A publication that teaches growers the advantages of using cover crops to improve soil health and crop yields has won several awards an...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Buckeyes win big in national dairy competitions

Buckeyes win big in national dairy competitions

There is a new undisputed national championship team at The Ohio State University.The Agricultural Technical Institute dairy cattle judging team swept...

November 19th, 2015 updated: November 19th, 2015. |  


Although no shortage, turkey more expensive this year thanks to Avian Flu

Although no shortage, turkey more expensive this year thanks to Avian Flu

WOOSTER — It might be more costly thanks to an extensive avian flu outbreak earlier this year, but there should be no shortage of turkey for Tha...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Farm management school teaches small, beginning producers farm finances

Farm management school teaches small, beginning producers farm finances

GREENVILLE – Producers new to farming or those who operate small farms and ranches can learn how to create a business plan and develop a balance...

November 19th, 2015 |