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Transitions of no-till

  By Randall Reeder, Ohio State University Extension Agricultural Engineer (retired) When is no-till not really no-till? If a field has not been tilled the previous two seasons, is the third year truly no-till? Jerry Grigar, State Agronomist for NRCS in Michigan, has pondered those questions, especially related to no-till …

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Antique tackle show at Buckeye Lake

By Dan Armitage, host of Buckeye Sportsman Radio (buckeyesportman.com) Cool old fishing stuff and cutting edge fishing information will be the draw to the Buckeye Lake area Saturday, June 23. The Antique Lure & Vintage Tackle Show at Lakewood High School on historic Route 40 should be a big draw …

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Ohio’s 2018 fair season kicks off

It is again the time of year where the attention of countless exhibitors, volunteers and visitors is focused upon the longstanding tradition of the county fair. The events are a centerpiece of summer for Ohio counties, but they would not happen without the dedication of many hours from volunteers. “People …

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Markets have plenty to watch as summer heats up

By Doug Tenney, Leist Mercantile USDA with its weekly crop progress report on May 29 put the U.S. corn planting at 92%. Huge amounts of corn were planted during the first three weeks of May, though northwest Ohio struggled severely to plant corn and soybeans timely this spring. Heavy rains …

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Ohio State students dedicate capstone project to save wetland

By Chip Tuson, Program Manager, Marketing & Communications for the Ohio State University Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, OSU Extension, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Each autumn, seniors majoring in Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering (FABE) at The Ohio State …

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Wine is big business in Ohio

By Shelly Detwiler, OCJ food writer Nothing attracts middle-aged women more than wine. A 2013 Gallup poll states that wine continues to rank as the top beverage choice for those 50 years and older, with women doing most of the buying. This is good news for the Ohio Wine Industry. …

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