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100-bushel beans?

A hungry world is waiting to be fed in coming decades and growers of every crop will need to expand productivity to meet the massive needs of the growing population. A little closer to home, bumping up per acre profitability never hurts the profit margin. With continuing improvements in plant …

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Financial crises has indirect effects on ag

While the uncertainty on Wall Street directly affects the financial sector, a Purdue Extension agricultural economist says it’s the indirect consequences coupled with weather concerns that has the agriculture industry on edge. Agriculture, with the exception of livestock, has been more resistant to recession, said Mike Boehlje. Much of the …

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Ohio and the Canaan Fir

By Matt Reese As the last glaciers advanced south into what is now Ohio, there is evidence that a continuous stand of beautiful fir trees extended from Canada south to North Carolina along the Appalachian Mountains. As the climate warmed, much of this unbroken forest of fir was replaced with …

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2011 Jr. Fair Steer Show Results

Purebred Champion: Curtis Harsh, Delaware County (Maine-Anjou Champion) Purebred Res. Champ: Austin Trbovich, Carroll County (Maine-Anjou Res. Champion) Champion Angus: Jordan Mullett, Coshocton County Res. Champ: Brook Roberts, Morrow County Champion Chianina: Hali Lake, Greene County Res. Champ: Clayton Wildermuth, Shelby County Hereford Champion: Samantha Norman, Fulton County Res. Champ: Skyler …

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Jr. Fair Barrow Show Results

              Grand Champion Junior Dark Cross Barrow: Levi Stauffer, Forest Res. Grand Champion Junior Dark Cross Barrow: Thorpe Connolly, Urbana Grand Champion Junior Light Cross Barrow: Troy Elwer, Delphos Res. Grand Champion Junior Light Cross Barrow: Connor Rayburn, Orient Grand Champion Duroc: Frank Reithman …

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Jr. Fair Dairy Results

Three of the dairy champions that will be a part of the 2011 Sale of Champions have been selected. Three more will be selected later this week. This is the first time dairy champions have been included in the Sale of Champions.            

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