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November 12, 2019 Issue:

  • Dean Foods Goes Bankrupt: To Sell Assets
  • Ohio Corn Harvest May Continue as a High Moisture Corn Harvest
  • Where’s the Bean? Missing Seed in Soybean Pods
  • Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Yield Trends By Ohio County, 1972-2018
  • Farm Bill Meetings to be Held Across Ohio
  • ARC/PLC Public Meeting
  • Upcoming Events

November 5, 2019 Issue:

  • Assessing the 2019 Production Year
  • 2019 Ohio Soybean Performance Trial – All Yield Results Available
  • Ohio Ag Law Blog – The Ag Law Harvest
  • Field Drying and Harvest Losses in Corn
  • Game Changer: New Chemical Keeps Plants Plump
  • ARC/PLC Public Meeting
  • Upcoming Events

October 29, 2019 Issue:

  • Assessing the 2019 Production Year
  • 2019 Ohio Soybean Performance Trial – All Yield Results Available
  • Ohio Ag Law Blog – The Ag Law Harvest
  • Field Drying and Harvest Losses in Corn
  • Game Changer: New Chemical Keeps Plants Plump
  • ARC/PLC Public Meeting
  • Upcoming Events

October 22, 2019 Issue:

  • Typical autumn weather changes ahead
  • Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Training Seminar
  • Case illustrates importance of transition planning for farmers
  • Is the Endangered Species Act under threat?
  • Ohio farm incomes forecast to rise—again
  • 2019 Ashtabula County Beef Banquet Tickets
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

October 15, 2019 Issue:

  • Sampling for Soybean Cyst Nematode – Fall is the time!
  • Ohio’s proposed hemp rules are out
  • Alfalfa and potassium: It’s complicated
  • Ohio CAUV Values Projected to Decline Through 2020
  • Chow line: Pawpaws making a comeback in Ohio, other markets
  • Soil health at risk on fallow fields
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

October 8, 2019 Issue:

  • Dry Fall Provides Opportunity to Remediate Soil Compaction
  • Stalk Quality Concerns
  • Agricultural and Natural Resources Income Tax Issues Webinar
  • More Diseases and Lower Yields Forecasted for Corn and Soybeans
  • Biennial and Perennial Weed Control is Best in the Fall
  • Managing Corn Harvest This Fall With Variable Corn Conditions
  • Is a Late Soybean Harvest in Your Future?
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

October 1, 2019 Issue:

  • October 2019 – Weather Prediction
  • Fall Herbicide Treatments – Even More Important This Year?
  • Hemp Pitfalls and Promise: Alarm Sounded By Midwest Grower
  • Biologists Track The Invasion of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Into Southwestern Ontario
  • Fire Safety During Harvest Season
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

September 24, 2019 Issue:

  • Drydown In Corn – What To Expect?
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis Confirmed in Northeast Ohio Horses
  • Turning Up The Heat For Weed Control
  • Agricultural & Natural Resources Income Tax Issues Webinar
  • The 57th Farm Science Review
  • Reduce, reuse, recycle: The future of phosphorus
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

September 17, 2019 Issue:

  • Above Normal Temperatures Will Continue for the Rest of September
  • Considerations for 2019 Wheat Planting
  • Developing a Plan to Control Problem Weeds
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: The Future of Phosphorus
  • Repeal and Replace of WOTUS: Step 1 Complete
  • Palmer Amaranth’s Molecular Secrets Reveal Troubling Potential
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

September 11, 2019 Issue:

  • The Agronomic Crops Team will welcome you to the Farm Science Review
  • “Ask the Expert” Area Seeks to Help Farmers at this year’s Farm Science Review
  • Harvesting Immature Corn as Silage
  • Time to Take a Last Cutting
  • Law Bulletin Helps Explain the New Hemp Frontier
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

September 3, 2019 Issue:

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis Confirmed in Northeast Ohio Horse
  • Changes on the Horizon for H-2A Temporary Agricultural Labor Rules
  • Back to School Means Different Laws Apply to Youth Farm Workers
  • Corn Market Considerations
  • 15 Measures of Dairy Farm Competitiveness Bulletin Revised
  • Why Consider Backgrounding a Calf?
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

August 28,2019 Issue:

  • Understanding Feed and Forage Test Results
  • Growing Season to Last Through September
  • Back-to-school means different laws apply to youth farm workers
  • Ohio Ag Law Blog --The Ag Law Harvest
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in Farm Ponds used to Water Livestock
  • Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

August 20,2019 Issue:

  • A Great Day for Hay!
  • Waterhemp Update – Three Confirmed Locations
  • Estimating Yield Losses in Stressed Corn Fields
  • Western Bean Cutworm Update: Past Peak Adult Flight
  • Tips for a Successful Zucchini, Squash and Cucumber Harvest
  • Farm Science Review Agronomy College is September 10th 
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

August 13, 2019 Issue:

  • A Great Day for Hay!
  • Waterhemp Update – Three Confirmed Locations
  • Estimating Yield Losses in Stressed Corn Fields
  • Western Bean Cutworm Update: Past Peak Adult Flight
  • Tips for a Successful Zucchini, Squash and Cucumber Harvest
  • Farm Science Review Agronomy College is September 10th
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

August 6, 2019 Issue:

  • Below Normal Rainfall Favored Until At Least Mid-August
  • A Great Day For Hay!
  • Ohio: Where Has All The Waterhemp Come From
  • Drought and Heat Stress
  • ‘Planting Green’ Cover-Crop Strategy May Help Farmers Deal With Wet Springs
  • First Hemp Planted at ODA
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

July 30, 2019 Issue:

  • A more normal pattern ahead into August
  • Expect cornfields pollinating well into August
  • Mid-season diseases and management
  • My first cutting is just ‘cow hay’ – now what?
  • Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages
  • Budget bill brings changes to Ohio’s Right to Farm Law
  • No pigweed left behind - late-season scouting for Palmer amaranth and waterhemp
  • Western Bean Cutworm: Peak time to scout for egg masses
  • Japanese Beetles and Other Defoliators
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

July 23, 2019 Issue:

  • Western Bean Cutworm: It’s time to scout for egg masses!
  • Hemp Bill headed to DeWine’s desk
  • Tax Planning in an Unusual Year: Prevented Planting Indemnity Payments, Market Facilitation Payments and Cost-Share Payments
  • Hay Quality 2019; It’s Déjà vu All Over Again!
  • What Non-Uniform Crop Stages Means for Stink Bug Management in Soybean
  • Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages
  • Prospects for “Muddied Corn”
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

July 16, 2019 Issue:

  • Another Hot Week…
  • Staging Corn Development in 2019
  • Ohio Manure Science Review 2019
  • Western Bean Cutworm: Numbers Starting to Increase
  • Respiratory Alert – Wheat Harvest May Expose Farmers To Vomitoxin and Other Moldy Conditions in the Grain Dust
  • Corn Earworm Arrived Early in Sweet Corn
  • Yield-Boosting Stay-Green Gene Identified From 118 Year-Old Experiment in Corn
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Extended Forecasts
  • Upcoming Events

July 9, 2019 Issue:

  • 2019 Agriculture Challenges FAQ Webpage Now Live
  • Drier Week Ahead with Excessive Heat Possible Next Week
  • What is the Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw?
  • Safe Or Scary? The Shifting Reputation Of Glyphosate, AKA Roundup
  • Risk Management Agency moves date for harvesting cover crops on Prevented Planting acres
  • Rain Damage to Hay
  • Do Not Let a Tick Bite Make You Allergic to Dinner
  • Extended Forecasts

July 2, 2019 Issue:

  • Above Normal temperatures and Precipitation Will Rule July
  • Western Bean Cutworm Monitoring
  • Ohio NRCS Announces Disaster Recovery Funding to Plant Cover Crops on Flooded Cropland Acreage
  • What to do About Nitrogen Fertilizer in Corn?
  • Making High Quality Baleage
  • Ohio State Fair to Feature Inaugural Dean’s Charity Steer Show
  • ‘Planting Green’ Cover-Crop Strategy May Help Farmers Deal With Wet Springs
  • Extended Forecasts

June 25, 2019 Issue:

  • OSU Extension Is Hiring a Local Foods Coordinator for Ashtabula County
  • Wetter than normal still favored for much of Ohio into much of July
  • From the Heart
  • Wet Weather and Soybean Stand
  • Forage Shortage and Prevented Planting Acres… think OATS!
  • 2019 Challenge: Forage Production Options for Ohio
  • Summer Heats Up and So Are Brisket Prices
  • Farming with Family through the Tough Times
  • Summer goes out with a “BANG”
  • Extended Forecast -NOAA

June 18, 2019 Issue:

  • OSU Extension Is Hiring a Local Foods Coordinator for Ashtabula County
  • More of the Same
  • Mid to Late June Prevented Planting Decisions
  • Don’t Leave Your Fields Naked if Taking the Prevent Plant Option
  • How to Store Treated Seed
  • Ohio Ag Law Blog – Prevented Planting, Idle Land, and CAUV Taxation
  • Corn of Many Colors
  • Extended Forecast - NOAA
  • Upcoming Events

June 11, 2019 Issue:

  • OSU Extension Is Hiring an ANR Educator for Portage and Trumbull Counties
  • OSU Extension Trumbull County is Hiring a Summer Student Assistant
  • More Wet Weather Ahead
  • Farmer researchers reap more benefits than just increased crop production
  • Ponding and Saturated Soils: Results of Recent Ohio Corn Research
  • Bruising and Cattle
  • Beef Up Your Farm with Better Pastures Program!
  • Extended Forecast -NOAA
  • Upcoming Events

June 4, 2019 Issue:

  • OSU Extension Is Hiring an ANR Educator for Portage and Trumbull Counties
  • OSU Extension Trumbull County is Hiring a Summer Student Assistant
  • Speeding Up Hay Drying
  • Average Fall Freeze Dates for Corn Considerations
  • Using the Corn Growing Degree Day Decision Support Tool to Select Appropriate Hybrid Maturities for June
  • Insecticidal Seed Treatments in Late-Planted Crops
  • New Mutations for Herbicide Resistance Rarer than Expected
  • Pile Drive – China Expected to Divert Outstanding US Soybean Cargoes Into Reserves
  • Beef Up Your Farm with Better Pastures Program!
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Winners Announced
  • Extended Forecast - NOAA
  • Upcoming Events

May 28, 2019 Issue:

  • Is The Prevented Plant Crop Insurance Option Viable for Your Farm?
  • Prevented Planting Decision Tools
  • THE ROUNDUP LAWSUITS: WHAT IS GOING ON?
  • Cutting Height in Forages: How Low Can You Go?
  • Now is the Time to Prepare for Next Spring’s Calving Season
  • In the news: USDA’s Economic Research Service employees unionize
  • Another Successful Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • Beef Up Your Farm with Better Pastures Program!
  • Composting 101 To Be Held June 3rd
  • Extended Forecast -NOAA
  • Upcoming Events

May 21, 2019 Issue:

  • Case Watch: The Lake Erie bill of Rights Lawsuit
  • Active Pattern To Continue but Still Opportunities to Plant Too
  • Watch for Slug Damage on Seedling Plants (When There are Plants to Watch)
  • Beef Up Your Farm With Better Pastures Program!
  • Is There Any Lemonade to Make out of These Lemons?
  • Forage Options for “Prevented Planting” Corn and Soybean Acres
  • Saturated Buffers Removes Nitrates From Tile Drainage Water
  • Composting 101 To Be Held June 3rd
  • 5-Day Forecast - NOAA
  • Upcoming Events

May 14, 2019 Issue:

  • Windows for Planting Expected Next 2-3 Weeks
  • Trumbull County Master Gardener Plant Sale
  • How Much Rest Does Your Pasture Need?
  • Alfalfa Weevil
  • Ohio Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Enterprise Budgets – Projected Returns for 2019
  • Trump Says U.S. Farmers To Get $15 Billion in Aid Amid China Trade War
  • Ohio Ag Law Blog – The Ag Law Harvest
  • Spring 2019 Beef Twilight Tour to be Held May 30th
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

May 7, 2019 Issue:

  • Recommendations for Late Planted Soybeans
  • Right cover-crop mix good for both Chesapeake and bottom lines
  • Delayed Planting Effects on Corn Yield: A “Historical” Perspective
  • Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis
  • Healing the Mess: Early Season Pasture Management
  • Boardman High School takes 1st place at Envirothon competition
  • Spring 2019 Beef Twilight Tour to be Held May 30th   
  • Upcoming Events

April 30, 2019 Issue:

  • Adapting Burndown Herbicide Programs to Wet Weather Delays
  • The Great 2019 Hay Debate…Quality or Quantity?
  • Stealing Money, Honey: Case Provides Insight to Protect Roadside Stands From Theft
  • Beware of Thrips on Strawberries
  • Establishing New Forage Stands
  • Farm Bill Summit Video Available
  • Trumbull County Cover Crop Demonstration Program
  • Spring 2019 Beef Twilight Tour to be Held May 30th
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • 2018-2019 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Upcoming Events

April 23, 2019 Issue:

  • Improving Conditions for May
  • Spring Weed Control in Grass Hay and Pasture
  • It’s All About the Weed Seedbank –Part 1: Where Has All the MarestailGone?
  • UF Scientists Hope to Breed Better-Tasting Sweet Corn
  • Trumbull County Cover Crop Demonstration Program
  • Spring 2019 Beef Twilight Tour to be Held May 30th
  • Local Food Summit to be Held April 26
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • 2018-2019 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Upcoming Events

April 16, 2019 Issue:

  • Navigating Ohio’s Fence Line Law
  • Weed Management Considerations Following a Wet Winter
  • Guidelines for Employing Youth on Your Farm
  • The PFLA Soil Health Test
  • Trumbull County Cover Crop Demonstration Program
  • Ashtabula County 2019 Plat Book
  • Applications Being Accepted for Summer Master Gardener Training Program
  • Local Food Summit to be Held April 26
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • 2018-2019 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Sometimes, First Aid Isn’t a Bandage, or CPR, or the Heimlich, or Calling 911. Sometimes, First Aid is You!
  • Upcoming Events

April 9, 2019 Issue:

  • Spring Roller Coaster Ride Coming
  • 2018 County Yield Estimates Available
  • Study shows dairy farmers can improve water quality, increase forage production
  • The next weapon against corn aflatoxin
  • Cross-boundary solutions for wicked weeds
  • Trumbull County Cover Crop Demonstration Program
  • Wildlife and Woodland Management Field Day
  • Spring Botany School to be held on April 11th 1-5 p.m.
  • Ashtabula County 2019 Plat Book
  • Applications Being Accepted for Summer Master Gardener Training Program
  • Local Food Summit to be Held April 26
  • Upcoming Events

April 2, 2019 Issue:

  • Ohio Agricultural Law Blog – Case Watch: The Lake Erie Bill of Rights Lawsuit
  • Assessing Winter Damage and Evaluating Alfalfa Stand Health
  • When to Start Grazing: Don’t Rush It!
  • Do I Need a License For That? Vendor’s License and Sales Tax Requirements for Ohio Farmers Market Vendors
  • New Requirements to Apply Dicamba
  • Trumbull County Cover Crop Demonstration Program
  • Wildlife and Woodland Management Field Day
  • Spring Botany School to be held on April 11th 1-5 p.m.
  • Ashtabula County 2019 Plat Book
  • Applications Being Accepted for Summer Master Gardener Training Program
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

March 26, 2019 Issue:

  • More Nutritious, Better Tasting, Non-GMO “Orange Corn” Launches in US Markets
  • Trumbull County Cover Crop Demonstration Program
  • Wildlife and Woodland Management Field Day
  • Have You Heard About the Ohio Specialty Crop Registry?
  • Farm Income Projections Hold a Bit of Good News
  • Yield-Based Nitrogen Management and the “1.2 Rule”
  • March Madness Brings Surface Water Drainage
  • Spring Botany School to be held on April 11th 1-5 p.m.
  • Ashtabula County 2019 Plat Book
  • Applications Being Accepted for Summer Master Gardener Training Program
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Upcoming Events

March 19, 2019 Issue:

  • Ohio Agricultural Law Blog -- The Legal Challenges to the Lake Erie Bill of Rights Begin
  • U.S. Cattle Inventory Growth Slows
  • Excessive phosphate fertilizer use can reduce microbial functions critical to crop health
  • Soybean Cyst Nematode Samples – Spring is still a good time!
  • Helping farmers know their bottom line
  • Late season rains impacted seed quality
  • Spring Botany School to be held on April 11th 1-5 p.m.
  • 68th Annual Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be held on Saturday, March 23rd
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Upcoming Events

March 12, 2019 Issue:

  • Wetter Pattern Than Normal Will Continue Into March…and Possibly April
  • Frost Seeding Tips
  • Ohio Beef Expo Kicks Off March 15
  • ExploreAg Program Connects Youth to Careers in Agriculture
  • Nitrogen Application Timing for Weak Wheat Stands
  • Prepare to Evaluate Forage Stands for Winter Injury
  • Grain Marketing Webinars Offered
  • Northeast Ohio Winter Beef Clinic To be Held March 12
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Upcoming Events

March 5, 2019 Issue:

  • Suggestions for Managing Stress
  • Grain Marketing Webinars Offered
  • Soybeans fall as news of U.S.-China trade deal awaited
  • Updated Field Guide Available
  • Northeast Ohio Winter Beef Clinic to be held March 12th
  • 2019 Northeast Ohio Winter Grape School to be held March 7th
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Upcoming Events

February 26, 2019 Issue:

  • Trumbull Farmer Lunch – Tuesday, March 5
  • Legal Defenses for Agricultural Production Activities
  • The 2019 Western PA Grazing Conference
  • Consider Rotating Use of GMO Seeds to Avoid Resistance
  • Ohio Agricultural Law Blog – Hemp Bill Introduced in Ohio Senate
  • Plants Short-Cut Evolution by Taking Genes From Neighbors
  • Grain Marketing Webinars Offered
  • Updated Field Guide Available
  • Winter Wheat Update
  • Chili Cook-Off & Family Fund Night to be held on March 1st in Jefferson
  • Northeast Ohio Winter Beef Clinic to be Held March 12th
  • Upcoming Events

February 19, 2019 Issue:

  • Prospects for Corn Trade in 2018/19 and Beyond
  • A Very Small Number of Crops are Dominating Globally: That’s Bad News for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Michigan Food Hubs Make Hospital Food and the Local Food Economy Healthier
  • Ohio Agricultural Law Blog – New Lake Erie Lawsuit Filed Against US EPA
  • Chili Cook-Off & Family Fund Night to be held on March 1st in Jefferson
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

February 12, 2019 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School Returns February 20, 2019
  • Double-Crop Soybean Yields after Barley in Northwest Ohio
  • Ohio Agricultural Law Blog--In the Weeds: Taking a Closer Look at the Lake Erie Bill of Rights
  • Showers limiting days for spreading livestock manure
  • Grain Marketing Webinars Offered
  • Chili Cook-Off & Family Fund Night to be held on March 1st in Jefferson
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Upcoming Events

February 5, 2019 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School Returns February 20, 2019
  • Weather Outlook
  • Environmental Education at its Finest…The Annual Envirothon Competition
  • Rainy Days Lead to Muddy, Thinner Cows
  • What’s in a Drink? Corn Farmers Sour on Bud Light After Super Bowl Ad
  • Spotted Lanternfly Webinar Series
  • Ag-Gag Gets the Bag
  • Local Dicamba Training Available
  • Scholarship opportunity available
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Upcoming Events

January 29, 2019 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School Returns February 20, 2019
  • USDA extends deadline for farm aid to Feb. 14 after shutdown
  • Sales to Cooperatives Under the New Tax Law
  • The New Tax Law and the New Business “Qualified Business Income” Deduction
  • ODA Reminds Farmers of Requirements for Dicamba Use
  • Local Dicamba Training Available
  • Scholarship opportunity available
  • Specialty Crop Growers Roundtable at OARDC
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Upcoming Events

January 22, 2019 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School Returns February 20, 2019
  • Ohio Ag Law Blog-–Ohio Department of Agriculture: New Director Changes Course of Watersheds in Distress Rulemaking
  • Managing Limited Hay Supplies
  • Dorothy Pelanda Assumes Directorship of Ohio Department of Agriculture
  • ODA Reminds Farmers of Requirements for Dicamba Use
  • Right Green for Crop, Environment, Wallet
  • Local Dicamba Training Available
  • Scholarship opportunity available
  • Specialty Crop Growers Roundtable at OARDC
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Upcoming Events

January 15, 2019  Issue:

  • Extensive Spread of Corn Toxin Could Affect 2019 Crop
  • Ohio Maple Days are coming, a chance to prep for syrup season
  • Local Dicamba Training Available
  • Scholarship opportunity available
  • China gives long-awaited GM crop approvals amid U.S. trade talks
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Upcoming Events

January 8, 2019 Issue:

  • USDA Delays Deadline for Tariff Relief Application
  • Winter Application of Manure
  • Long Term Agriculture Change Impacts Stream Quality
  • Farm Bill Could Help Farms Battling Low Prices
  • Dairy Cattle Genomics Webinar
  • Grower, Gardener, Educator, and Researcher – All Can Gain From Vegetable Grafting
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Upcoming Events

January 1, 2019 Issue:

  • Hemp for One, Hemp for All? The Farm Bill, Industrial Hemp, and What it Means for Ohio
  • Annual, Biological Rhythms Govern Milk Production in Dairy Cows
  • European Wheat Lacks Climate Resilience
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Upcoming Events

December 25, 2018 Issue:

  • Raindrops Keep Falling on Our Heads
  • 2018 Forage Performance Trials
  • It’s a Matter of Trust
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Upcoming Events

December 18, 2018 Issue:

  • Building a better weapon against harmful algal blooms
  • Depreciation of Farm Assets under the 2017 Tax Law
  •  Farm Bankruptcies Are Stabilizing
  • Central Ohio Precision Ag Symposium
  • Farm Tax Issues- What Tax Reform Means for Farmers
  • Garden Reflections by the Ashtabula County MG
  • "WATERSHEDS IN DISTRESS" RULES DON’T CLEAR THE JCARR HURDLE
  • Southern Ohio Specialty Crop Conference
  • Register Now! Precision U: In-Season Decisions
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Upcoming Events

December 11, 2018 Issue:

  • Study: Who Owns and Farms Land Can Create Barriers to Conservation
  • Managing in Mud
  • Ohio Agricultural Law Blog – We Bring You Tidings of Gifts and Implications in this Season of Giving
  • What Might Happen if Farmers Were Paid to Use No-till?
  • Register Now! Precision U: In-Season Decisions
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Livestock Mortality Composting Program Scheduled for December 14 in Canfield, OH
  • Upcoming Events

December 4, 2018 Issue:

  • Young, Hip Farmers: Coming to a City Near You
  • Waterhemp’s Metabolic Resistance to Topramezone
  • Ohio Department of Agriculture Offers Tips for Purchasing Firewood
  • Central Ohio Precision Ag Symposium
  • 2018 Ohio Corn Performance Test: Regional Overviews
  • US Expects Immediate Action From China on Trade Commitments
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • Soil Health Workshop in Portage County
  • Livestock Mortality Composting Program Scheduled for December 14 in Canfield, OH
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

November 27, 2018 Issue:

  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • New Tips To Try To Prevent Weed Killer’s Spread
  • Low Cull Cow Prices and Complex Culling Decisions
  • Soil Health Workshop in Portage County
  • Crop drop: China swine fever outbreak to curb its soybean imports
  • Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast
  • Livestock Mortality Composting Program Scheduled for December 14 in Canfield, OH
  • Inversion and Drift Mitigation –Workshop on December 14
  • Become Certified! Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Exam Registration Now Open
  • Upcoming Events

November 20, 2018 Issue:

  • Soil’s History: A Solution to Soluble Phosphorus?
  • The Search for What’s Killing Beech Trees
  • Farm Animals May Soon Get New Features Through Gene Editing
  • Trumbull County Farmer Lunch Series
  • The Dollars and Cents of Soil Health: A Farmer’s Perspective
  • Livestock Mortality Composting Program Scheduled for December 14 in Canfield, OH
  • Inversion and Drift Mitigation – Workshop on December 14
  • Become Certified! Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Exam Registration Now Open
  • Upcoming Events

November 13, 2018 Issue:

  • Farmer Focus – Vest Berries
  • Ohio Agricultural Law Blog--Meat
  • Law Continues to Sizzle in the News
  • Wheat Grower Breaches 200-Bushel Barrier in 2018 Wheat Yield Contest
  • Corn Prices Expected to Improve
  • Farmers’ Costs to Go Up
  • New Study Will Track Ways to Cut Runoff from Elevated Phosphorus Fields
  • Livestock Mortality Composting Program Scheduled for
  • December 14 in Canfield, OH
  • Become Certified! Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Exam Registration Now Open
  • Upcoming Events

November 6, 2018 Issue:

  • Sampling for Soybean Cyst Nematode – Fall is the Time!
  • EPA Announces Changes to Dicamba
  • Fertilizers’ Impact on Soil Health Compared
  • Turning Marginal Farmlands into a Win for Farmers and Ecosystems
  • Livestock Mortality Composting Program Scheduled for December 14 in Canfield, OH
  • Become Certified! Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Exam Registration Now Open
  • Upcoming Events

October 30, 2018 Issue:

  • 29th Annual Ashtabula County Beef Banquet a Success
  • Wet Weather Ahead
  • What About Higher Yields? A Closer Look At Changing Seed Expense
  • Livestock Building Rental Considerations
  • Now is a Great Time to Manage Fescue
  • Hope for Ohio to be Held on November 3
  • Livestock Mortality Composting Program Scheduled for December 14 in Canfield, OH
  • Become Certified! Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Exam Registration Now Open
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

October 23, 2018 Issue:

  • Brief Break From Wet Weather Continues Before More Wet Weather Returns
  • Properly Winterizing Sprayers Can Help Mitigate Costly Problems Next Spring
  • New App Helps Farmers Know When to Spray or Spread
  • The Tire Killer
  • Hope for Ohio To Be Held on November 3
  • Livestock Mortality Composting Program Scheduled for December 14 in Canfield, OH
  • Become Certified! Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Exam Registration Now Open
  • 2018 Ashtabula County Beef Banquet Tickets
  • Upcoming Events

October 16, 2018 Issue:

  • Avoid Forage Toxicities After Frosts
  • Delayed Wheat Planting
  • Boxing Up Ag Field Nitrogen
  • Study Reveals Best Use of Wildflowers to Benefit Crops on Farms
  • Hope for Ohio To Be Held on November 3
  • Livestock Mortality Composting Program Scheduled for December 14 in Canfield, OH
  • Become Certified! Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Exam Registration Now Open
  • 2018 Ashtabula County Beef Banquet Tickets
  • Upcoming Events

October 9, 2018 Issue:

  • Livestock Mortality Composting Program Scheduled for December 14 in Canfield, OH
  • Seed Quality Issues in Soybean
  • Soybean Aphids and Barley Yellow Dwarf
  • Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Found in Ohio
  • When Yesterday’s Agriculture Feeds Today’s Water Pollution
  • Annie’s Project Course – Empowering Women in Agriculuture
  • Become Certified! Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Exam Registration Now Open
  • 2018 Ashtabula County Beef Banquet Tickets
  • Upcoming Events

October 2, 2018 Issue:

  • Warm and Wet October Expected
  • ODA Again Revises “Watersheds in Distress” Rules
  • Annie’s Project Course – Empowering Women in Agriculuture
  • Premature Sprouting of Corn Kernals
  • Plant Genetic Resources Ensure Ag’s Future
  • 2018 Ashtabula County Beef Banquet Tickets
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

September 25, 2018 Issue:

  • Wetter Than Normal Pattern Into October
  • Corn Earworm Making an Unpleasant Late-Season Appearance; Watch For Molds
  • Ohio’s Top Conservation Farm Families Honored
  • Ag-Note: The Benefits of Rotational Grazing
  • ‘High-Yield’ Farming Costs the Environment Less Than Previously Thought – and Could Help Spare Habitats
  • Spotted Wing Drosophila: Fall Update
  • 2018 Ashtabula County Beef Banquet Tickets
  • Upcoming Events

September 18, 2018 Issue:

  • Farm Science Review Bus Trip
  • Warmer and Wetter Pattern to Impact Much of the Harvest Season
  • Applications Now Being Accepted for the SNAP-Ed Program Assistant Position at OSU Extension in Trumbull County
  • Ohio NRCS Announces New EQIP Application Deadline
  • Corn That Acquires Its Own Nitrogen Identified, Reducing Need for Fertilizer
  • Utilizing Corn Stalks and Extending The Grazing Season
  • Preparation of Grain Bins for Storage of Corn and Soybeans
  • 2018 Ashtabula County Beef Banquet Tickets
  • Upcoming Events

September 11, 2018 Issue:

  • Applications Now Being Accepted for the SNAP-Ed Program Assistant Position at OSU Extension in Trumbull County
  • Tropical Moisture Invades Ohio
  • World’s Largest Script Ohio Shows the Power of Precision Agriculture
  • Crop Damage Mounts for EU Farmers After Torrid Summer
  • Wheat Management for Fall 2018
  • Downy Mildew Confirmed in Pumpkins in Clark County, OH
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • 2018 Ashtabula County Beef Banquet Tickets
  • Ohio Sheep Shearing School
  • Upcoming Events

September 4, 2018 Issue:

  • The Perfect Time to Renovate Your Pasture
  • Sorghum Oil Approved For Biodiesel Production Under the RFS
  • Soy Natural: Genetic Resistance Against Aphids
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • 2018 Ashtabula County Beef Banquet Tickets
  • David’s Final News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

August 28, 2108 Issue:

  • Harvest Season Outlook
  • USDA Announces Details of Assistance for Farmers Impacted by Unjustified Retaliation
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • Ear Rots of Corn: Telling Them Apart
  • Beef Industry Update Slated for August 30 in Jefferson
  • Don’t Forget to Rest Your Roots!
  • 2018 Ashtabula County Beef Banquet Tickets
  • Ohio Sheep Shearing School
  • West Nile Virus Confirmed in Ohio Horses
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

August 21,2018 Issue:

  • Beef Industry Update Slated for August 30 in Jefferson
  • Twilight Pond Clinic Scheduled for August 27
  • Applications Being Taken for Ashtabula County Ag & Natural Resources Extension Educator
  • Ohio Sheep Shearing School
  • Pastured Beef & Conservation Easement Farm Tour
  • Soybean Aphids Found in NE Ohio
  • Grass Fed Grazing Workshop to be held September 4, 2018
  • Late-Season Pod Feeding by Bean Leaf Beetle or Grasshopper
  • Tomato Hornworms: Friend or Enemy
  • Cucumber Downy Mildew in Medina County, OH
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

August 14, 2018 Issue:

  • Applications Being Taken for Ashtabula County Ag & Natural Resources Extension Educator
  • President Drake Visits Northeast Ohio
  • Scouting Field Night a Success
  • Twilight Pond Clinic Scheduled for August 27
  • Clean Sweep Pesticide Collection Day on August 16 in Perry
  • Will Soybean Aphids Reach Threshold This Year?
  • Soybean Disease Outlook for August
  • Pastured Beef & Conservation Easement Farm Tour
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

August 7, 2018 Issue:

  • Insect and Disease Field Night Slated for August 13
  • Clean Sweep Pesticide Collection Day on August 16 in Perry
  • Twilight Pond Clinic Scheduled for August 27
  • At Least One Good Rain Event Per Week for the Rest of August
  • Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2018
  • Pastured Beef & Conservation Easement Farm Tour
  • Study Shows EU Pesticide Ban Failing to Protect Suburban Bees
  • Grass Fed Grazing Workshop to be held September 4, 2018
  • Summer Season Extension Using Shade Fabric for Cool Weather Crops
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

July 31, 2018 Issue:

  • Insect and Disease Field Night Slated for August 13
  • Margin Protection Program Update
  • USDA Announces Three Prong Approach to Aid Farmers
  • Japanese Beetles in Corn and Soybean
  • Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages
  • Crop Progress: Are We Headed for Record Yields?
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

July 24, 2018 Issue:

  • Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2018 Part 1
  • Five Price Research Resources for Farmers
  • Mycotoxin Concerns When Feeding Small Ruminants
  • Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station Seeking Harvest Assistant
  • Supplemental Forage Options for Late Summer to Early Autumn Planting
  • No Pigweed Left Behind – Late Season Scouting for Palmer Amaranth and Waterhemp
  • David’s Weekly News Column

July 17, 2018 Issue:

  • Overall Drier Pattern into Early August
  • Western Bean Cutworm: Time to Scout
  • Changes Coming for OSU Extension in Ashtabula County (Agricultural Extension Educator)
  • Smaller Summer Algal Bloom Forecast for Western Lake Erie Basin
  • Ohio Department of Agriculture Offering Produce Safety Consultations
  • Agricultural Nutrients Targeted in Clean Lake 2020 Bill and Kasich Executive Order
  • Northeast Ohio Grape & Wine Field Day and Grape Twilight Tour Slated for July 19
  • Beekeepers Association to Meet on July 21, 2018
  • David’s Weekly News Column

July 10, 2018 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Grape & Wine Field Day and Grape Twilight Tour Slated for July 19
  • Controlling Marestail in Double-Crop Soybeans
  • Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association to Meet on July 21, 2018
  • Avoiding Forage Shortages
  • Ashtabula County Fair is For Gardeners Too!
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

July 3, 2018 Issue:

  • Grilling for July 4th More Affordable This Year
  • Whether Wheat Weathers Heat Waves
  • Western Bean Cutworm Trapping in Northeast, Ohio
  • The Importance of Beef Exports
  • Impact of Corn Stover on Soil Microbes
  • Northeast Ohio Grape & Wine Field Day & Grape Twilight Tour Slated for July 19
  • They’re Back…Japanese Beetles on the Rise
  • David’s Weekly News Column

June 26, 2018 Issue:

  • Hot Streak Ahead!
  • Heat Related Illness and Agricultural Producers
  • Spores of Cercospora sojina Found
  • Using Ecology and Technology to Control Weeds
  • IRS Has New Ammunition in Hobby Loss Case Win
  • Stopping Those Doggone Deer
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

June 19, 2018 Issue:

  • Hay Moisture Levels
  • It’s Probably Not Frogeye Leafspot and No, Brown Spot is NOT an Economically Important Disease
  • Soybean Tariff: How Much Could it Cost an Ohio Farmer?
  • Phytophthora Blight First 2018 Report in Ohio – Huron County
  • Multiflora Rose Problems in Pastures? Control it Now!
  • Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association to Meet on June 23 in Jefferson
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

June 12, 2018 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association to Meet on June 23 in Jefferson
  • Powdery Mildew or Normal Wax on Peas?
  • US Senate Ag Committee Releases Their Version of Farm Bill
  • Ohio Legislature Approves Orphan Well Plugging Bill
  • The Cost of a Windrow
  • Farm lives matter — Look out for one another
  • Nominations Sought for Ashtabula, Geauga, and Lake FSA County Committee
  • Beef Quality Assurance National Guidelines
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

June 5, 2018 Issue:

  • Asiatic Garden Beetle: A Continuing Problem in Northern Ohio
  • Early Corn Coloration – Green, Purple, or Yellow?
  • 2018 Small Grains Field Day
  • Nominations Sought for Ashtabula, Geauga, and Lake FSA County Committee
  • Gearing up for Grazing! Pasture Management Walks & Talks
  • Increasing Variability in Rainfall
  • Sign-Up For Dairy Protection Program Extended One Week
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

May 29, 2018 Issue:

  • Donniella Winchell Selected for the Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame
  • June 1 Deadline Looms for Dairy Farmers
  • As Lab-Grown Meat Advances, U.S. Lawmakers Call for Regulation
  • Long-term Study Shows Crop Rotation Decreases Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Efforts Ramp Up to Bring Local Foods to School Cafeterias
  • Tax or Subsidy? How to Reduce Lake Erie Phosphorus Sources
  • Dry The Weeds, Keep the Crops 
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

May 22, 2018 Issue:

  • OSU Extension Hires Summer College Student Assistant
  • Cutting Height in Hay Fields: How Low Can You Go?
  • Cressleaf Groundsel in Wheat and Hay
  • Youth on the Farm: What Type of Work Can They Perform?
  • Spray Drift 101 – May 18, 2018
  • Monitor for Ticks When Working Pasture
  • Ohio Enterprise Budgets for 2018
  • Raised Beds Becoming Popular
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

May 15, 2018 Issue:

  • Allison Magyar Awarded Ashtabula County Cattlemen’s Association 2018-2019 Youth Scholarship
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Winners Announced
  • Warm Weather Continues...High Rainfall Variability
  • China Curbing Purchases of U.S. Soybeans
  • Tick Season Has Officially Started in Ohio
  • Diseases of Wheat and Barley and Their Management with Fungicides 
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly Column

May 8, 2018 Issue:

  • Decent Spring Planting Conditions Ahead
  • 2018 Dairy Margin Protection Program Update
  • Be Mindful of Honeybees and Other Pollinators During Planting
  • Corn, Soybean, and Alfalfa Yield Responses to Micronutrient Fertilization in Ohio
  • Dust Bowl to Drought Tolerance: How History Leads to Innovation
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

May 1, 2018 Issue:

  • Remembering Peter Kepner
  • What a Difference a Month Makes!
  • “Container & Raised Bed Gardening” Workshop Slated for May 7, 2018
  • 2018 Small Grains Field Day
  • Helping Farmers Out of Depression
  • Officials Look to Slow the Spread of Lanternfly
  • Soybean Planting Date, Seeding Rate, and Row Width
  • A Sweet Deal: Proposal for Maple Land to be Tax Exempt Under New House Bill
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

April 24, 2018 Issue:

  • 21st Annual Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show a Success
  • Camp Whitewood Seeking a Facility Manager
  • “Container & Raised Bed Gardening” Workshop Slated for May 7, 2018
  • Some Weather Improvement For Next 2 Weeks
  • 2nd Annual Lyme Disease Symposium to be held on May 5, 2018 in Andover, Ohio
  • Good Agricultural Practices Training Workshop Slated for April 25 in Burton, OH
  • Women & Chainsaws – Operating Chainsaws Safely Class to be held in Jefferson, OH
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Deadline is May 1
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

April 17, 2018 Issue:

  • Should I Continue Farming?
  • Mud Control is Grazing Management
  • Camp Whitewood Seeking a Facility Manager
  • 2nd Annual Lyme Disease Symposium to be held on May 5, 2018 in Andover, Ohio
  • Beekeepers to Meet on April 21 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • 100th Meridian: East-West Divide Between Moist and Arid Parts of U.S. May be Shifting
  • Good Agricultural Practices Training Workshop Slated for April 25 in Burton, OH
  • Women & Chainsaws – Operating Chainsaws Safely Class to be held in Jefferson, OH
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 21
  • 2018-2019 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Deadline is May 1
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on April 26, 2018
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

April 10, 2018 Issue:

  • Pattern Favors Only Slow Improvement – Challenging Weather to Linger Throughout April
  • 2nd Annual Lyme Disease Symposium to be held on May 5th in Andover
  • Tariff Threats from China Frustrating Agriculture
  • Seven Farm Bill Hurdles
  • USDA Reopens Enrollment for Improved Dairy Safety Net Tool
  • Beekeepers to Meet on April 21 in Jefferson, OH
  • Come See the “Timberdoodle Flutter” and Learn Habitat Tips
  • Good Agricultural Practices Training Workshop Slated for April 25 in Burton, OH
  • Women & Chainsaws – Operating Chainsaws Safely Class to be held in Jefferson, OH
  • Sign up to Volunteer at Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 21
  • 2018-2019 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Deadline is May 1
  • Choose a Divine Vine
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on April 26, 2018
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

April 3, 2018 Issue:

  • Women & Chainsaws – Operating Chainsaws Safely Class to be held in Jefferson, OH
  • New Ohio Recommended Corn Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates Now Available
  • Program Director Sought For 4-H Camp Whitewood
  • Spring Management of Ohio Winter Malting Barley
  • Sign up to Volunteer at Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • More Accurate Estimates of Methane Emissions From Dairy Cattle Developed
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 21
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Spring Seeding of Forages
  • 2018-2019 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on April 26, 2018
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

March 27, 2018 Issue:

  • Program Director Sought For 4-H Camp Whitewood
  • Sign up to Volunteer at Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • Ag Issues in the Federal Spending Bill
  • "Fix" to Grain Glitch is Now Law
  • What’s in Your Easter Basket?
  • Western Lake Erie Declared Impaired
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 21
  • Sponsors for 2018 Ag Day Sought
  • Winter Wheat Stand Evaluation
  • Proven Production Practices for Increasing Corn Yields and Profits
  • Last Chance Fertilizer and Pesticide Recertification
  • Maize Yield Potential
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Workers’ Compensation Group Safety Meeting
  • OSU Extension to Host 5th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference
  • 2018 NE Ohio Living Your Small Farm Dream Conference
  • 68th Annual Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be Held on Saturday, March 24
  • 2018-2019 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on April 26, 2018
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

March 20, 2018 Issue:

  • Management in Today’s Dairy Economy
  • Sponsors for 2018 Ag Day Sought
  • Managing Mud
  • Last Chance Fertilizer and Pesticide Recertification
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Farm Bureau CAUV Meetings
  • Workers’ Compensation Group Safety Meeting
  • Origin Malts Malting Barley Grower Meeting: Trumbull County March 22
  • OSU Extension to Host 5th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference
  • 2018 NE Ohio Living Your Small Farm Dream Conference
  • 68th Annual Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be Held on Saturday, March 24
  • 2018-2019 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications
  • Getting Started in Community Gardening Workshop Slated for March 24, 2018
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on April 26, 2018
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

March 13, 2018 Issue:

  • Dan Brown Hired as Local Foods Coordinator for OSU Extension
  • Nicole Mann Selected as 2018 Ohio Ayrshire Queen
  • Crop Insurance Deadline is March 15 for Ohio Farmers
  • Spring Planting and Summer Growing Outlook
  • Revised Phosphorus Index Can Help Curb Ag Runoff
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Backyard Chicken Basics
  • Trumbull Crop Lunch – Harmful Algal Blooms, an Update
  • Farm Bureau CAUV Meetings
  • Workers’ Compensation Group Safety Meeting
  • Field Pea Meeting Slated for March 15, 2018 in Colebrook
  • Origin Malts Malting Barley Grower Meeting: Trumbull County March 22
  • OSU Extension to Host 5th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference
  • 2018 NE Ohio Living Your Small Farm Dream Conference
  • 68th Annual Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be Held on Saturday, March 24
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener’s Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • 2018-2019 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications
  • Getting Started in Community Gardening Workshop Slated for March 24, 2018
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on April 26, 2018
  • Eggshells in the Garden
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

March 6, 2018 Issue:

  • Backyard Chicken Basics
  • Trumbull Crop Lunch – Harmful Algal Blooms, an Update
  • Tall Fescue and its Endophyte – Implications for your Farm
  • Farm Bureau CAUV Meetings
  • Workers’ Compensation Group Safety Meeting
  • Field Pea Meeting Slated for March 15, 2018 in Colebrook
  • OSU Extension to Host 5th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference
  • 2018 NE Ohio Living Your Small Farm Dream Conference
  • 68th Annual Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be Held on Saturday, March 24
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener’s Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • 2018-2019 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications
  • Getting Started in Community Gardening Workshop Slated for March 24, 2018
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on April 26, 2018
  • Caring for Garden Tools
  • Pruning Fruits
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

February 27, 2018 Issue:

  • USDA Designates Ashtabula and Geauga Counties as Disaster Areas
  • Ashtabula County CAUV Renewal Forms
  • Generation Rx: Safe Medication Practices for Life – Drug Abuse Prevention Training to be Held on March 7 in Jefferson
  • Rain, Rain, Will it Ever Go Away?
  • 2018 NE Ohio Living Your Small Farm Dream Conference
  • Rose Bill Introduced to Exempt Agriculture from CERCLA Air Emissions Reporting
  • 68th Annual Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be Held on Saturday, March 24
  • Colostrum is the Key
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener’s Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • 2018 4-H Carnival to be held March 1st
  • 2018-2019 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications
  • Getting Started in Community Gardening Workshop Slated for March 24, 2018
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on April 26, 2018
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

February 20, 2018 Issue:

  • Generation Rx: Safe Medication Practices for Life – Drug Abuse Prevention Training to be Held on March 7 in Jefferson
  • Rose Bill Introduced to Exempt Agriculture from CERCLA Air Emissions Reporting
  • 68th Annual Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be Held on Saturday, March 24
  • Striking the Economic Balance for P and K Fertilizers
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener’s Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • Backyard Chicken Basics Program in Trumbull County March 14 from 6-8pm
  • “Perils of Farming – Managing for the Unexpected” workshop to be held on Monday, February 26 in Williamsfield, Ohio
  • Pesticide Container Recycling Available on February 21
  • Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association to Hold Meeting
  • Chili Cook-Off & Family Fund Night to be held on February 23
  • Northeast Ohio Winter Grape School Slated for March 1, 2018
  • 2018 4-H Carnival to be held March 1st
  • Northeast Ohio Calving Workshop to be held on February 22, 2018 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • 2018-2019 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Hydrangea School to be Held on April 26, 2018
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

February 13, 2018 Issue:

  • “Perils of Farming – Managing for the Unexpected” workshop to be held on Monday, February 26 in Williamsfield, Ohio
  • Pesticide Container Recycling Available on February 21
  • Ohio Smart Agriculture: Solutions from the Land Initiative
  • How to Ask for Help
  • 2018 ICCA of the Year
  • Study Shows Wetlands Provide Landscape-Scale Reduction in Nitrogen Pollution
  • Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association to Hold Meeting on February 24
  • Chili Cook-Off & Family Fund Night to be held on February 23 in Jefferson
  • Northeast Ohio Winter Grape School Slated for March 1, 2018
  • 2018 4-H Carnival to be held March 1st
  • Northeast Ohio Calving Workshop to be held on February 22, 2018 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • 2018-2019 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School Slated for February 21, 2018
  • Growing Shiitake Mushroom Program
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on April 26, 2018
  • Gardening Tasks for Winter
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

February 6, 2018 Issue:

  • Winter Has Seen Wild Swings in the Weather
  • Ohio Farm Business Analysis Program
  • Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association to Hold Meeting on February 24
  • Chili Cook-Off & Family Fund Night to be held on February 23 in Jefferson
  • Northeast Ohio Winter Grape School Slated for March 1, 2018
  • Northeast Ohio Calving Workshop to be held on February 22, 2018 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • 2018-2019 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School Slated for February 21, 2018
  • Growing Shiitake Mushroom Program
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on April 26, 2018
  • That Poinsettia You Received
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

January 30, 2018 Issue:

  • IRS Reminds Employers that W-2, W-3, 1099-MISC Forms Due January 31
  • Northeast Ohio Calving Workshop to be held on February 22, 2018 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School Slated for February 21, 2018
  • What’s Limiting Soybean Yield? Take Soybean Production Survey and Receive $40
  • Reminders about Dicamba Training
  • Local Training on Dicamba to be held on February 9, 2018
  • Honeybees Help Farmers, But They Don't Help The Environment
  • Heritage Turkey Production Research Profitable But More Difficult
  • Five Pasture Improvements to Begin in January
  • Growing Shiitake Mushroom Program
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on April 26, 2018
  • Fertilizer Re-Certification Options for NE Ohio
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

January 23, 2018 Issue:

  • Understanding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
  • Dicamba Training on February 9, 2018
  • The Federal Government is Getting its Act Together for Rural America
  • Five Themes Exist in Emerging Consumer Issues
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School Slated for February 21, 2018
  • Changes = Economic Realities in the Beef Cattle Industry!
  • Agronomic Crops and YouTube
  • Growing Shiitake Mushroom Program
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on April 26, 2018
  • Fertilizer Re-Certification Options for NE Ohio
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Donors Sought for 2018 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

January 9, 2018 Issue:

  • Ohio Maple Days on Tap Jan. 18, 19, 20:
  • Tractors and Parts – Making a Successful Trip for Parts
  • Growing Shiitake Mushroom Program
  • DICAMBA Luncheon Slated for January 17, 2018 in Cortland
  • Fertilizer Re-Certification Options for NE Ohio
  • Ashtabula County Extension Looking for Summer College Student Assistant
  • Northeast Ohio Pesticide Re-certification Session Slated for Friday, January 12
  • Plant-based burgers are turning the grocery meat aisle into a protein aisle
  • GMOs Might Feed the World If Only Investors Weren’t So Scared
  • 2017 Farmer’s Tax Guides
  • 2018 Northeast Ohio Small Farm Workshop Scheduled for January 20, 2018
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Donors Sought for 2018 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

January 2, 2018 Issue:

  • Tractors and Parts – Making a Successful Trip for Parts
  • DICAMBA Luncheon Slated for January 17, 2018 in Cortland
  • Ashtabula County Extension Looking for Summer College Student Assistant
  • Northeast Ohio Pesticide Re-certification Session Slated for Friday, January 12
  • Employee Evaluation Considerations
  • 2017 Farmer’s Tax Guides
  • 2018 Northeast Ohio Small Farm Workshop Scheduled for January 20, 2018
  • Start Your Own Plants from Seed in 2018
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Donors Sought for 2018 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

December 26, 2017 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Pesticide Re-certification Session Slated for Friday, January 12
  • Ohio General Assembly Considers Bills about Cottage Foods & Dogs on Patios
  • Ashtabula County Plat Books Available
  • The Simple River-Cleaning Tactics That Big Farms Ignore
  • Breakthrough Pulls Science Ahead in Race Against Devastating Wheat Disease
  • Ohio Farm Custom Rate Survey 2018
  • Applications Being Taken for Ashtabula County Local Foods Coordinator
  • 2017 Farmer’s Tax Guides
  • 2018 Northeast Ohio Small Farm Workshop Scheduled for January 20, 2018
  • Native Plants for Shade
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Donors Sought for 2018 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

December 19, 2107 Issue:

  • Applications Being Taken for Ashtabula County Local Foods Coordinator
  • 2017 Farmer’s Tax Guides
  • To Use Dicamba or Not To Use Dicamba… That is the Question!
  • The Difficulty in Legally Applying Dicamba – Weather Factors
  • New Paper on Ag Practices Presented at Lake Erie Foundation Event
  • How to Get More Out of your Pastures and Improve Water Quality
  • 2018 Northeast Ohio Small Farm Workshop Scheduled for January 20, 2018
  • Ashtabula County Plat Books Available
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

December 12, 2017 Issue:

  • Ohio Supreme Court Rules That Landowners Can Challenbge CAUV Values Before the Board of Tax Appeals
  • OSU Reintroduces the Hobby Maple Syrup Production Factsheet
  • Census of Agriculture is Underway
  • New Study Identifies Genetic Basis for Wester Corn Rootworm Resistance in Maize
  • 2017 Farmer’s Tax Guides
  • Women in Ag Program Slated for December 16
  • Using Goats to Improve Cattle Pastures
  • Dicamba Restrictions Added
  • Farmers on Alert as Spotted Lanternfly Found in Third State
  • 2018 Northeast Ohio Small Farm Workshop Scheduled for January 20, 2018
  • Ashtabula County Plat Books Available
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

December 5, 2017 Issue:

  • Census of Agriculture is Underway
  • The Economic Contribution of Agricultural and Food Production to the Ohio Economy
  • New Care Standards for Ohio Veal and Dairy to Begin in 2018
  • Update on Required Dicamba Training for 2018
  • 2017 Farmer’s Tax Guides
  • Women in Ag Program Slated for December 16
  • Selecting Corn Hybrids for 2018: Some Considerations
  • New Report Shoes Agricultural Productivity Consistently Up
  • 2018 Northeast Ohio Small Farm Workshop Scheduled for January 20, 2018
  • Once They Start Composting, People Find Other Ways to be Green
  • Ashtabula County Plat Books Available
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

November 28, 2017 Issue:

  • Women In Ag Program Slated for December 16
  • 2017 Farmer’s Tax Guides
  • 2018 Northeast Ohio Small Farm Workshop Scheduled for January 20, 2018
  • Ashtabula County Plat Books Available
  • Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude
  • Wheat Acres Drop to 100-Year Low
  • Trump’s Agriculture Department Reverses Course on Biotech Rules
  • Barley No Longer An Afterthought in Beer Flavor
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

November 21, 2107 Issue:

  • ODA Changes Ohio’s Livestock Care Standards
  • Wet Pattern Likely Into Next Spring
  • Record Corn Yield Projected by USDA
  • Lowest Thanksgiving Dinner Cost in 5 Years
  • Seven Tips for Purchasing Firewood
  • 2017 Farmer’s Tax Guides
  • New Website Addresses Agriculture Best Management Practice Placement and Use
  • 2018 Northeast Ohio Small Farm Workshop Scheduled for January 20, 2018
  • EPA Delays Hazardous Substance Release Notification Deadline
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Native Plants for Full Sun
  • Upcoming Extension Events

November 14 Issue:

  • 28th Annual Ashtabula County Beef Banquet a Success
  • Farms Must Begin Reporting Air Releases of Hazardous Substances from Animal Wastes
  • Farm Record Keeping Program for Women in Agriculture Slated for November 18
  • Yet More Rain During Delayed 2017 Harvest: Managing the Risk of Soil Compaction
  • Breeding Highly Productive Corn Has Reduced its Ability to Adapt
  • Easing the Soil’s Temperature
  • EQIP Application Deadline is November 17, 2017
  • Annie’s Project Retreat for Women in Agriculture
  • 2018 Northeast Ohio Small Farm Workshop Scheduled for January 20, 2018
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

November 7, 2018 Issue:

  • Farm Record Keeping Program for Women in Agriculture Slated for November 18
  • 4-H Leaders Recognized at 2018 4-H Advisor Banquet
  • Ashtabula County Market Animal Survey Results
  • Agricultural Productivity Needs to Increase To Feed World: GAP Report
  • EQIP Application Deadline is November 17, 2017
  • EU Commision Proposes Five-Year Extension for Herbicide Glyphosate
  • USDA Announces Enrollment Period for Safety Net Coverage in 2018
  • Snowbird Pesticide & Fertilizer Re-certification Session to be held on November 16
  • Annie’s Project Retreat for Women in Agriculture
  • 2018 Northeast Ohio Small Farm Workshop Scheduled for January 20, 2018
  • The Definition of Insanity
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

October 31, 2017 Issue:

  • Karen Cooley Receives Honorary American FFA Degree
  • 28th Annual Ashtabula County Beef Banquet to be held on November 11 in Lenox, OH
  • What Will Dicamba Changes Mean for Farmers?
  • Case Studies Show Big Economic Benefits of Soil Health Practices
  • Avoid Costly Problems in the Spring by Proper Winterizing of Your Sprayer Now
  • Snowbird Pesticide & Fertilizer Re-certification Session to be held on November 16
  • The 4 R’s of Feeding the Cow Herd
  • Pest Resistance to Biotech Crops Surging
  • Annie’s Project Retreat for Women in Agriculture
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

October 24, 2017 Issue:

  • Five Year Corn and Soybean Price Projections
  • 1st Annual Northeast Ohio Maple Day to be held on October 28
  • Fall Manure Application Tips
  • Late Fall Herbicide Treatments for Cover Crops?
  • 28th Annual Ashtabula County Beef Banquet to be held on November 11 in Lenox, OH
  • Snowbird Pesticide & Fertilizer Recertification Session to be held on November 16
  • Snowbelt Woodland Owners Tree Farm Tour to be held on October 28
  • Annie’s Project Retreat for Women in Agriculture
  • NRCS Announces Ohio EQIP Application Deadline
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

October 17, 2017 Issue:

  • 2016 Crop ARC/PLC Payments Released for Crop Commodity Programs- Small Payments for Northeast Ohio Farmers
  • EPA and States' Collective Efforts Lead to Regulatory Action on Dicamba
  • Good Harvest Weather This Week With Worsening Harvest Weather Next Week
  • Field Drying and Harvest Losses in Corn
  • 28th Annual Ashtabula County Beef Banquet to be held on November 11 in Lenox, OH
  • Snowbelt Woodland Owners Tree Farm Tour to be held on October 28
  • U.S. Is Said to Make Dairy Proposal That Canada Flatly Rejects
  • New Report Recommends Changes to County Crop and Cash Rent Estimation Methods Used by the NASS
  • Annie’s Project Retreat for Women in Agriculture
  • NRCS Announces Ohio EQIP Application Deadline
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

October 10, 2017 Issue:

  • 28th Annual Ashtabula County Beef Banquet to be held on November 11 in Lenox, OH
  • Ohio Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Enterprise Budgets Project Low Returns for 2018
  • Snowbelt Woodland Owners Tree Farm Tour to be held on October 28
  • Is Your Farm MarketReady?
  • US Senate Passes Changes to Federal Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act
  • Grass-fed Cows Won’t Save the Climate
  • Honey Samples Worldwide Test Positive for Neonicotinoids
  • Fall Grazing Management
  • Don’t Guess, Forage Test!
  • Farm Safety Tips and Reminders
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Easing into Native Plants
  • Upcoming Extension Events

October 3, 2017 Issue:

  • Weather Outlook
  • New Machine Evaluates Soybeans at Harvest for Quality
  • Soybean Pod Shattering and Harvest Moisture
  • Spotted Wing Drosophila – End of Year Round Up
  • Marestail Control in Wheat and Some Other Weed Stuff
  • Snowbelt Woodland Owners Tree Farm Tour to be held on October 28, 2017
  • Ohio Agronomy Guide Available Free Online
  • Ohio Department of Agriculture Updates Fertilizer Certification Program Rules
  • Employers Should Now Use the Revised Form I-9 for Employee Verification
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

September 26, 2017 Issue:

  • How Farmers Can Avoid 3 Top Igniters of Combine Fires
  • Bill Would Create a New Visa Category
  • Aluminum Can Recycling Center in Rock Creek Keeps on Crushing
  • Harvest Weather Outlook
  • Why John Deere Just Spent $305 Million on a Lettuce-Farming Robot
  • Should We Add Diaporthe Stem Canker and Cercospora Leaf Blight to Our List of Disease Ratings for Ohio in 2018?
  • Exclusive: EPA Eyes Limits for Agricultural Chemical Linked to Crop Damage
  • Using Livestock Manure to Replenish Nutrients in Hay Fields
  • October 15th Pre-Registration Deadline for the 2017 Lake Erie Maple Expo Approaching
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

September 19, 2017 Issue:

  • Ohio Grape & Wine Industry Contributes $1.3 Billion to State’s Economy
  • Addition by Subtraction
  • Does ‘Sustainability’ Help The Environment or Just Agriculture’s Public Image?
  • Greatest Improvements in Ag in past 100 years?
  • Vermeer Unveils First-of-its-Kind Self-Propelled Baler Prototype
  • Researchers Find Cereal Rye is Effective at Reducing Amaranthus spp. in Soybean Crops
  • No Asian Hornets in Ohio
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

September 12, 2017 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener Recognizes Achievements at Annual Banquet
  • Ashtabula County Soybean Weed Survey
  • Cool Weather and Corn Drydown
  • Dairy Farm Manager Academy to be Held in 2018
  • Getting to the Root of the Matter: Soilborne Diseases of Tomato
  • Two New Herbicides Available in 2018
  • Collaring the Mice That Carry Lyme Disease-Causing Ticks
  • Airline Industry Could Fly Thousands of Miles on Biofuels from a New Promising Feedstock
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

 

September 5, 2017 Issue:

  • Dean Cathann Kress Visits Northeast, Ohio
  • Peas That Like It Hot
  • Dairy Producers Can Enroll for 2018 Coverage, Secretary Allows Producers to Opt Out
  • Managing People Instead of Things
  • Western Bean Cutworm Trapping Season Complete
  • Last Alfalfa Cutting and Risk Management
  • First US Farm-Income Gain In Four Years Signals Hope of Bottom
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

August 29, 2017 Issue:

  • Jefferson Garden Club Grant Allows for New Pollinator Garden
  • EEE Virus Confirmed in Ashtabula County Horse
  • Future Weather Predictions
  • Troubleshooting Ear and Kernel Disorders in Corn
  • Farm Bill Offers Certainty & Opportunities
  • Ashtabula Community Action Looking for Community Gardens/Healthy Foods AmeriCorp Vista Member
  • Ashtabula Agriculture Research Station Seeking Harvest Assistant
  • Ohio Tree Farm Committee To Hold Meeting on September 9
  • Western Bean Cutworm Trap Update for Northeast Ohio
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

August 22, 2017 Issue:

  • Ashtabula Community Action Looking for Community Gardens/Healthy Foods AmeriCorp Vista Member
  • Join Us for a Workshop: ROI of Digital Tools for Soybean Production
  • Lou-Ida Farms Marks 100th Year Breeding Holsteins
  • Corn Earworm Alert
  • Late Season Soybean Insects
  • New World Screwworm Still a Threat
  • Northeast Ohio Grape Twilight Tour Scheduled for August 28, 2017
  • Ashtabula Agriculture Research Station Seeking Harvest Assistant
  • Ohio Tree Farm Committee To Hold Meeting on September 9
  • Western Bean Cutworm Trap Update for Northeast Ohio
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

August 16, 2017 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Grape Twilight Tour Scheduled for August 28, 2017
  • Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station Seeking Harvest Assistant
  • Ohio Tree Farm Committee to hold Meeting on September 9
  • Is There a Place for Cover Crops in Your Farming Operation?
  • Limiting Liability on the Farm: An Overview of Ohio’s LLC Laws
  • Grazing Bites for August7
  • Ban IAB (It’s Always Been) syndrome
  • Western Bean Cutworm Trap Update for Northeast Ohio
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

August 8, 2017 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Fair Starts Today!
  • Top Ashtabula County Dairy Herds
  • Weather Outlook
  • Researcher Studying Agriculture Fairs and Flu Among Pigs
  • From Field to Pint: Malting Barley in the Eastern US
  • Legislations Would Curb Food Waste
  • Points to Consider Before Starting a Hops Operation
  • Mahoning County Farm Management and Technology Field Day
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • Western Bean Cutworm Trap Update for Northeast Ohio
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

August 1, 2017 Issue:

  • Managing Corn Rust with Fungicides
  • Stink Bugs in Soybean
  • Mahoning County Farm Management and Technology Field Day
  • The Dicamba Situation – Assessment and Some Action Items
  • 2017 Ohio Wheat Performance Test Data Available
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • Western Bean Cutworm Trap Update for Northeast Ohio
  • Robert Spellman Memorial Program Applications Being Taken
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Events

July 25,2017 Issue:

  • Centerra to Close Jefferson Feed Mill
  • 5 Farm Bill Goals from AFBF
  • Weather Outlook
  • USDA Seeks Comments on Regulatory Reform
  • Controlling Pasture Flies on Cattley192017
  • Changes to Ohio’s Lake Erie Commission will Impact Agriculture and Lake Erie Water Quality
  • Assessing the Success or Failure of Pollination in Corn
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • Western Bean Cutworm Trap Update for Northeast Ohio
  • Robert Spellman Memorial Program Applications Being Taken
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • The County Fair is for Gardeners too!
  • Upcoming Extension Events

July 18, 2017 Issue:

  • Great Display of Agriculture at the Trumbull County Fair
  • First Case of Swine Flu Serves as a Reminder
  • Ohio’s Noxious Weeds Laws
  • Adding Value to Feeder Calves
  • It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like – Off-Target Dicamba Movement – Out Favorite Time of Year!
  • Western Bean Cutworm Trap Update for Northeast Ohio
  • Ohio 4-H Awarded $20,000 to Help Grow 4-H
  • Robert Spellman Memorial Program Applications Being Taken
  • David’s Weekly News Colum
  • Upcoming Extension Events

July 11, 2017 Issue:

  • Weather Forecast
  • Winter Cover Crop Good For Soil, Cows, Profit
  • Damage From Wayward Weedkiller Keeps Growing
  • First Report of Frogeye Leaf Spot in Ohio– Is it Sensitive?
  • Western Bean Cutworm Trap Update for Northeast Ohio
  • Wine Grape Disease, Insect and Weed Diagnostic Workshop Slated for July 21
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

July 4, 2017 Issue:

  • CAUV Changes Pass as Governor Signs Budget Bill
  • Western Bean Cutworm Trap Update for Northeast Ohio
  • What is the Effect of Rain Damage on Hay?
  • Master Gardener Cookbook on Sale
  • First 2017 Report of Cucumber Downy Mildew in Ohio
  • Danone Looks to Ride Healthy Food Revolution Wave
  • Wine Grape Disease, Insect and Weed Diagnostic Workshop Slated for July 21
  • EPA Announces Plan to Repeal WOTUS Rule
  • Do We Have a Leadership Crisis?
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

June 27, 2017 Issue:

  • Ohio Legislature Continues to Consider Two Separate CAUV Bills
  • 1st Generation European Corn Borer Management in Non-BT Corn
  • Bill Before Ohio Legislature Proposes More Funding for Plugging Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells
  • Is Dannon Guilty of Marketing Flimflam?
  • Report Finds Lake Erie Deteriorating Due to Algae
  • If it Smells Like a Petunia or Shampoo, It Might Be A Pesticide
  • Ohio Department of Agriculture Proposes Amendments to Maple Syrup, Sorghum, and Honey Regulations
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

June 20, 2017 Issue:

  • Ohio Will Soon Permit Certain Agricultural Utility Vehicles to Travel on Public Roads
  • All Puckered Up
  • ‘Raise Your Hand for Ohio’ for 4-H
  • Research Focuses on Reclaiming Strip-Mine Sites for Biofuel Crop Production
  • Sorghum x Sudangrass, a Real ”Slump Buster”
  • Effective High Tunnel Vegetable Growing Workshop— Wednesday, June 21, 2017
  • Maple Syrup Value Added Products Workshop
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

June 13, 2017 Issue:

  • Hot Weather This Week
  • Selling Foods at the Farm: When Do You Need a License?
  • Ohio's Western Lake Erie Waters Will Not Be Listed As 'Impaired'
  • Striving for Worm-Free Sweet Corn
  • Survey: Bee Loss Drops Last Season
  • Understanding Your Seed “Real Estate”
  • What’s the Right Recipe to Coat Naked Soybeans?
  • Good Agricultural Practices Training Workshop— Friday, June 16, 2017
  • Effective High Tunnel Vegetable Growing Workshop— Wednesday, June 21, 2017
  • Let’s Eat Local! Discover the Abundance of Ashtabula County
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

June 6, 2017 Issue:

  • First Baby Born in June is Dairy Month
  • Ashtabula Farmers’ Market in its 13th Season
  • Slugs Likely to Thrive This Summer
  • Weather Outlook
  • Modified Soybeans Yield More in Future Climate Conditions
  • Good Agricultural Practices Training Workshop— Friday, June 16, 2017
  • Effective High Tunnel Vegetable Growing Workshop— Wednesday, June 21, 2017
  • Small Grains Field Day Scheduled for June 13
  • Let’s Eat Local! Discover the Abundance of Ashtabula County
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

May 30, 2017 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Cattlemen’s Association Announces Youth Scholarship Winners
  • Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Honors Top Wines
  • Newly Revised Ohio Agronomy Guide for Sale
  • Maple Syrup Value Added Products Workshop
  • Good Agricultural Practices Training Workshop— Friday, June 16, 2017
  • Comparing Green Manures in No-Till Crop Sequence
  • How You Can Help the Sun Make Hay When it Shines!
  • Effective High Tunnel Vegetable Growing Workshop— Wednesday, June 21, 2017
  • Small Grains Field Day Scheduled for June 13
  • Let’s Eat Local! Discover the Abundance of Ashtabula County
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Where Are the Birds?
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

May 23, 2017 Issue:

  • Lyme Disease Symposium in Andover on May 26
  • Northeast Ohio Crop Report, May 21, 2017
  • Ohio Applicator Forecast and Weather Update
  • Small Grains Field Day Scheduled for June 13
  • Frost Damage Update in Northeast Ohio
  • Last Week’s Frost Damage Update
  • Ohio Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Enterprise Budgets Project Low to Negative Returns Again for 2017
  • Let’s Eat Local Program Slated for June 13 in Ashtabula
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Alien Plants Beget Alien Insects
  • Upcoming Extension Program Dates

May 16, 2017 Issue:

  • Above Normal Temps Will be the Trend
  • Triandria Lodge #780 of Rock Creek to Hold Grand Re-Opening of Aluminum Can Recycling Center
  • Allison Crouch to Serve as Ashtabula County 4-H Intern
  • Ashtabula County Scholarship Winners Announced
  • USDA Announces Restructure
  • Armyworm in Corn and Small Grains
  • Children in the Garden - “I Can Grow That!” Workshop on May 20
  • Optimum Hay Yields Require Optimum Fertility
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

May 9, 2017 Issue:

  • Corn Management Practices for Later Planting Dates – Changes to Consider
  • Adapting Soybean Burndown Programs for Large Marestail
  • Soybean Nitrogen Breakthrough Could Help Feed The World
  • Children in the Garden - “I Can Grow That!” Workshop on May 20
  • Applications Being Accepted for Summer Master Gardener Training Program
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming 2017 Spring Extension Program Dates
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

May 2, 2017 Issue:

  • U.S. EPA Wants Public Comments on Regulatory Reform
  • Employee or Independent Contractor? Know the Rules
  • Penn State Extension Changing Focus
  • Baleage Mistakes Can Lead to Major Health Consequences
  • First Cutting of Forages is Fast Approaching
  • What’s Behind the Latest Lawsuit on Lake Erie’s Water Quality?
  • Children in the Garden - “I Can Grow That!” Workshop on May 20
  • Portage County Pasture Walk – Corrected Address!
  • Applications Being Accepted for Summer Master Gardener Training Program
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

April 25, 2017 Issue:

  • 20th Annual Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show
  • Calibrate Your Sprayer to Save Money on Pesticides
  • Children in the Garden - I can grow that!
  • Ashtabula County Women in Agriculture: Conversations and Crafts
  • First Evidence Found of Popular Farm Pesticides in Drinking Water
  • Can Ancient Grains Find Their Way in Modern Agriculture?
  • Portage County Pasture Walk
  • Applications Being Accepted for Summer Master Gardener Training Program
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • 2017-2018 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Tri-County Grape Growers 2017 Steak Dinner to be held on Thursday, May 4
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

April 18, 2017 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Women in Ag: Conversations and Crafts
  • Portage County Pasture Walk
  • Clearing the Fence Row and Trimming Back Overhanging Branches
  • Facts About Early Season Wheat Diseases
  • Applications Being Accepted for Summer Master Gardener Training Program
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Cover Crops May Be Used to Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 22
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on May 3, 2017 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • Dietary Supplement May Enhance Dairy Cattle Health and Reproductive Capacity
  • 2017-2018 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Tri-County Grape Growers 2017 Steak Dinner to be held on Thursday, May 4
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming Events

April 11, 2017 Issue:

  • Beware: Tick Numbers Could be on the Rise this Spring
  • Andrew Hudak Hired As Executive Director for 4-H Camp Whitewood
  • Applications Being Accepted for Summer Master Gardener Training Program
  • How Much Are You Paying for the Privilege of Milking Cows?
  • Establishing New Forage Stands
  • New Forage Website Launched
  • Still Trying to Figure Out What to do with Dicamba in Xtend Soybeans this Year?
  • Managing Frost Injured Alfalfa
  • Last Call for Registration for the 2017 Pinot Gris Grape & Wine Production School to be held on April 18 in Geneva, Ohio
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 22
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on May 3, 2017 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • 2017-2018 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Tri-County Grape Growers 2017 Steak Dinner to be held on Thursday, May 4
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Don’t Forget About Your Houseplants

April 4, 2017 Issue:

  • Applications Being Accepted for Summer Master Gardener Training Program
  • Don’t Remove Your Plants’ Solar Panel By Grazing Too Early!
  • Domesticated Rice Goes Rogue
  • Avian Influenza Update
  • Out of This World Expectations for ’Cosmic Crisp’ Apple
  • 2017 Pinot Gris Grape & Wine Production School to be Held on April 18 in Geneva, OH
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Woodland Management Field Day to be held on April 8 in Chardon, Ohio
  • Chainsaw Safety Class to be held on April 8
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 22
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on May 3, 2017 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • Tri-County Grape Growers 2017 Steak Dinner to be held on Thursday, May 4
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming 2017 Spring Extension Program Dates

March 28, 2017 Issue:

  • 2017 Pinot Gris Grape & Wine Production School to be held on April 18 in Geneva, Ohio
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Farming Riskier Under Climate Change
  • Rethinking Gramoxone at a Reduced Price
  • Census of Agriculture Countdown Begins
  • Tough Times for Farm Income, Bright Spots on the Horizon
  • Asset Sales Plan Secures EU Backing for $130 Billion Dow, DuPont Merger
  • Ashtabula County 4â€ÂH Pancake Breakfast
  • Woodland Management Field Day to be held on April 8 in Chardon, Ohio
  • Chainsaw Safety Class to be held on April 8
  • Joe BodnarMemorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 22
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on May 3, 2017 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • 2017â€Â2018 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Triâ€ÂCounty Grape Growers 2017 Steak Dinner to be held on Thursday, May 4
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming 2017 Spring Extension Program Dates

March 21, 2017 Issue:

  • 67th Annual Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet a Success
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School a Success
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • 3 GMO, Late-Blight Resistant Potato Varieties Get EPA Approval
  • The Sorghum Plant That Could Tackle Blindness
  • Winter Beef Clinic to be held on March 23, 2017 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • Ashtabula County 4-H Pancake Breakfast
  • Today is National Ag Day
  • ODA Seeks to Recognize Farm Families Leading in Conservation and Productivity
  • Natural Plant Defense Could Help Fight Cancer, Alzheimer’s
  • March Weather Update
  • Winter Wheat Progress and Management- Check Your Fields
  • Know these Facts before Deducting a Charitable Donation
  • Ohio Senate to Consider “Purple Paint Law” for Trespassing
  • Spring Gardening Program Continue this Week at Local Libraries
  • Woodland Management Field Day to be held on April 8 in Chardon, Ohio
  • Chainsaw Safety Class to be held on April 8
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 22
  • Today is National Ag Day
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on May 3, 2017 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • 2017-2018 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Tri-County Grape Growers 2017 Steak Dinner to be held on Thursday, May 4
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column

March 14, 2017 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Women in Agriculture: Conversations and Crafts
  • Winter Beef Clinic to be held on March 23, 2017 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference is March 24
  • Northeast Ohio Small Farm Conference slated for March 25
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardeners’ Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • Woodland Management Field Day to be held on April 8 in Chardon, Ohio
  • Chainsaw Safety Class to be held on April 8
  • Widely Accepted Vision for Agriculture May be Inaccurate, Misleading
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 22
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on May 3, 2017 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • Early Season Forage Seeding Considerations
  • Tri-County Grape Growers 2017 Steak Dinner to be held on Thursday, May 4
  • Pipelines, Property, and You: What Ohio Property Owners Impacted by Pipeline Projects Should Know
  • 'Kidney Punch' Compound Could Stop Mosquitoes — Along with Their Resistance
  • Alfalfa Risks from the Wild Weather Ride This Winter
  • 2017-2018 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • David’s Weekly News Column

March 7, 2017 Issue:

  • New Dean for CFAES Selected
  • Registration Deadline Nears for March 15 Northeast Ohio Agronomy School
  • The Ohio Maple Syrup Season: Moving Forward?
  • Misleading Herbicide Ads and the People’s Court
  • Xtend Soybean/Dicamba Information
  • Bird Flu Found in Tennessee
  • Winter Beef Clinic to be held on March 23, 2017 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • Chainsaw Safety Class to be held on April 8
  • 2017 4-H Carnival to be held on March 7 in Jefferson
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be Held on March 18
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardeners’ Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • New Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing Dates for Northeast Ohio
  • Obtain Your Fertilizer Certification Before September, 2017
  • 2017-2018 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Donors Sought for 2017 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • Woodland Management Field Day to be held on April 8 in Chardon, Ohio
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on May 3, 2017 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming 2017 Winter Extension Program Dates

February 28, 2017 Issue:

  • Registration Deadline Nears for March 15 Northeast Ohio Agronomy School
  • Northeast Ohio Winter Dairy Conference Slated for March 9 in Wooster, Ohio
  • Ohio Aquaculture Association Spring Workshop to be Held on March 10
  • Winter Beef Clinic to be held on March 23, 2017 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • Chainsaw Safety Class to be held on April 8
  • 2017 4-H Carnival to be held on March 7 in Jefferson
  • How Does Health Insurance Affect Farmers and Ranchers? Help Influence Rural Health Policy in Upcoming Survey
  • Steps to Keep Palmer Amaranth Out of Your Operation
  • Upcoming Conferences to Help Small Farm Owners
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardeners’ Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • New Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing Dates for Northeast Ohio
  • Obtain Your Fertilizer Certification Before September, 2017
  • 2017-2018 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Donors Sought for 2017 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • Woodland Management Field Day to be held on April 8 in Chardon, Ohio
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on May 3, 2017 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • Phenology is a Garden Calendar
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming 2017 Winter Extension Program Dates

February 21, 2017 Issue:

  • NE Ohio Agronomy School to be Held on March 15
  • 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off and Family Fun Night
  • Upcoming Conferences to Help Small Farm Owners
  • Scientists Develop Genetic Path to Tastier Tomatoes
  • 2017 4H Carnival to be Held on March 7
  • VFD Webinar Thursday Night at 6pm
  • Conservation Tillage Conference
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet March 18
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardeners Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries
  • From Flask to Field: How Tiny Microbes are Revolutionizing Big Agriculture
  • New Pesticide Applicator Training on March 14
  • Obtain Your Fertilizer Certification Before September
  • 2017-18 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarship Applications Available
  • Applications for 2017 Ashtabula County Dairy Princess Being Accepted
  • Donors Sought for 2017 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • Woodland Management Field Day April 8 in Chardon
  • Hydrangea School in Jefferson on May 3
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column
  • Upcoming 2017 Winter Extension Program Dates

February 14, 2017 Issue:

  • Make Sure You Say the Right Thing with Roses
  • Crop Insurance Educational Meeting will be held on Monday, February 20 in Williamsfield, Ohio
  • Ohio Legislature is Set to Reconsider CAUV Bill
  • Options for Managing Mud in Pastures This Winter
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School to be Held March 15th in Williamsfield, OH
  • 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off & Family Fund Night to be held on February 24 in Jefferson
  • 2017 4-H Carnival to be held on March 7 in Jefferson
  • Trumbull County Master Gardeners Event – Gardening with Native Plants
  • Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association to Hold Meeting February 18th
  • Join OSU Extension Specialists to Learn More About the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD)
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be Held on Saturday March 18th
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardeners’ Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • New Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing Dates for Northeast Ohio
  • Obtain Your Fertilizer Certification Before September, 2017
  • 2017-2018 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Applications for 2017 Ashtabula County Dairy Princess Being Accepted
  • Ashtabula County Extension Looking for Summer College Student Assistant
  • Donors Sought for 2017 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • Woodland Management Field Day to be held on April 8 in Chardon, Ohio
  • Hydrangea School to be Held on May 3, 2017 in Jefferson, Ohio
  • Ashtabula County Metroparks Seeks Full-time Operations Manager
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Milkweed & Monarchs - Garden Reflections by the Ashtabula County Master Gardeners
  • Upcoming 2017 Winter Extension Program Dates

February 7, 2017 Issue:

  • Tax Outlook – The Truth is in the Detail
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School to be Held March 15th in Williamsfield, OH
  • Mycorrhizae: Super Highways to Soil Health
  • Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association to Hold Meeting February 18th
  • 2017-2018 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Join OSU Extension Specialists to Learn More About the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD)
  • Applications for 2017 Ashtabula County Dairy Princess Being Accepted
  • Trumbull County Master Gardener Event – Gardening with Native Plants
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be Held on Saturday March 18th
  • Ashtabula County Extension Looking for Summer College Student Assistant
  • Love Your Soil, Love Your Water: Valentine’s Day Cover Crop Workshop
  • New Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing Dates for Northeast Ohio
  • Northeast Ohio Pesticide Re-certification Sessions to be Held Across Region
  • Obtain Your Fertilizer Certification Before September, 2017
  • OSU Extension Pilots a Pesticide Container Recycling Program
  • Donors Sought for 2017 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Upcoming 2017 Winter Extension Program Dates

January 31, 2017 Issue:

  • Join OSU Extension Specialists to Learn More About the VFD
  • Applications for 2017 Ashtabula Dairy Princess Being Accepted
  • Trumbull County Master Gardener Event – Gardening with Native Plants
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be held on March 18
  • Youth Welding Workshop to be Held in Columbus
  • Grazing Bites: Time to Frost Seed Clover?
  • Examining Failed Legislation From the Last Legislative Session: A Two—Part Series
  • Effective BMPs for Improving Water Quality
  • Ashtabula County Extension Looking for Summer College Student Assistant
  • Love Your Soil, Love Your Water: Valentine’s Day Cover Crop Workshop
  • Ashtabula County Hiring SNAP-ED Program Assistant
  • New Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing Dates for Northeast Ohio
  • Northeast Ohio Pesticide Re-certification Sessions to be Held Across Region
  • Obtain Your Fertilizer Certification Before September, 2017
  • OSU Extension Pilots a Pesticide Container Recycling Program
  • Position Available: Program Manager, 4-H Camp Whitewood
  • Donors Sought for 2017 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • David’s Weekly News Column

January 24, 2017 Issue:

  • Position Available: Program Manager, 4-H Camp Whitewood
  • Employers Must Use New 1-9 Form Beginning January 22
  • Ohio Legislature Changes Transfer on Death Designations Following Certain Life Events
  • Examining Failed Legislation From the Last Legislative Session: A Tw—Part Series
  • A Quick Look at the 2015 Ohio Dairy Farm Business Dairy Summary
  • The 16 Questions Facing Production Agriculture in 2017
  • Key to Beef Cattle Profitability; Dare to be Different
  • Ashtabula County Extension Looking for Summer College Student Assistant
  • Love Your Soil, Love Your Water: Valentine’s Day Cover Crop Workshop
  • Ashtabula County Hiring SNAP-ED Program Assistant
  • Using the New Grading System to Improve Maple Syrup Quality
  • New Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing Dates for Northeast Ohio
  • Trumbull County Master Gardeners are Now Taking Applications
  • Northeast Ohio Pesticide Re-certification Sessions to be Held Across Region
  • Obtain Your Fertilizer Certification Before September, 2017
  • OSU Extension Pilots a Pesticide Container Recycling Program
  • Donors Sought for 2017 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column

January 17, 2017 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Extension Looking for Summer College Student Assistant
  • Ashtabula County Hiring SNAP-ED Program Assistant
  • Trumbull County Hiring SNAP-ED Program Assistant
  • OSU Extension Has Two New Extension Educators in Northeast Ohio
  • Using the New Grading System to Improve Maple Syrup Quality
  • New Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing Dates for Northeast Ohio
  • These Foods Aren’t Genetically Modified but They Are ‘Edited’
  • Trumbull County Master Gardeners are Now Taking Applications
  • Soil Carbon Capture: Great Loamy Hope or Bandaid?
  • Northeast Ohio Pesticide Re-certification Sessions to be Held Across Region
  • Obtain Your Fertilizer Certification Before September, 2017
  • OSU Extension to Hold Women in Agriculture Program on Saturday, January 28, 2017
  • OSU Extension Pilots a Pesticide Container Recycling Program
  • Donors Sought for 2017 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • David’s Weekly News Column

January 10, 2017 Issue:

  • Early Look Ahead to Spring Planting Season and Growing Season
  • Love Your Soil, Love Your Water: Valentine’s Day Cover Crop Workshop
  • New Deadline for Reporting Non-Employee Compensation on Form 1099
  • OSU Agronomy Webinars Planned
  • Managing Stockpiled Forages
  • Ohio Forage and Grassland Council Conference
  • Scientists Aim to Feed the World by Boosting Photosynthesis
  • Trumbull County Master Gardeners Now Accepting Applications
  • Learn to Grow Houseplants Successfully
  • Deadline Nears for Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop
  • Northeast Ohio Pesticide Re-certification Sessions to be Held Across Region
  • Obtain Your Fertilizer Certification Before September, 2017
  • OSU Extension to Hold Women in Agriculture Program on Saturday, January 28, 2017
  • OSU Extension Pilots a Pesticide Container Recycling Program
  • Donors Sought for 2017 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • David’s Weekly News Column

January 3, 2017 Issue:

  • If Your Plane Goes Down…Will the Farm Continue?
  • Pay Farm Employees to Go On Vacation
  • Beef Producers- What Are Your Plans for 2017?
  • What is “Cow Sense”?
  • Feeding Hay for Livestock Winter Needs
  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop
  • Trumbull County Master Gardeners Now Accepting Applications
  • Learn to Grow Houseplant Successfully
  • Northeast Ohio Pesticide Re-certification Sessions to be Held Across Region
  • Obtain Your Fertilizer Certification Before September, 2017
  • OSU Extension to Hold Women in Agriculture Program on Saturday, January 28, 2017
  • USDA Makes it Easier to Transfer Land to the Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers
  • OSU Extension Pilots a Pesticide Container Recycling Program
  • Donors Sought for 2017 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • Northeast Ohio Phosphorus Task Force Seeking Farmers to Help Track Data for Pilot Project
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • The Case for Natives

December 27, 2016 Issue:

  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop
  • Northeast Ohio Pesticide Re-certification Sessions to be Held Across Region
  • Obtain Your Fertilizer Certification Before September, 2017
  • OSU Extension to Hold Women in Agriculture Program on Saturday, January 28, 2017
  • A-Tech Horticulture Students Receive Proclamation
  • Hybrid performance with and without various transgenic traits – Ohio trends
  • OSU Extension Pilots a Pesticide Container Recycling Program
  • A New Retirement Account Option for Farm Households
  • Control Weather With Your Smartphone
  • Producers with Trees and Vines Have an Additional Option in Expensing Planting Costs for Tax Purposes
  • Final Repair Regulations Add Another Tax Management Tool for Farmers
  • Kristina Boone Hired as Director of Ohio State ATI
  • Genetic Plant Modifications Found to Increase Disease Resistance
  • EPA’s National Lakes Assessment Finds Nutrient Pollution is Widespread in Lakes
  • AFBF, NASDA State WPS Rule Was Issued in Violation of Federal Law
  • Northeast Ohio Phosphorus Task Force Seeking Farmers to Help Track Data for Pilot Project
  • 2016-2017 Ashtabula County Plat Books Available
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column

December 20, 2016 Issue:

  • Ice Wine Picking Was in Full Swing This Past Week in Ashtabula County
  • Using Liquid Beef Manure as Side-dress Nitrogen for Corn
  • OSU Extension to Hold Women in Agriculture Program on Saturday, January 28, 2017
  • OSU Extension Pilots a Pesticide Container Recycling Program
  • New System Affords Greater Flexibility on Using Phosphorus from Manure
  • Using phrase "Best If Used By" Will Help Reduce Confusion and Food Waste
  • Will 2017 Be a Turning Point for Farmers?
  • USDA Sends National Agricultural Classification Survey Ahead of 2017 Census of Agriculture
  • 2017 Ohio Fairs Schedule Now Available
  • How Smart Are Your Searches?
  • Colorado County Board Votes to Ban GMO Crops on Public Land
  • Registration Open for 2017 OSU Hops Conference & Trade Show
  • Northeast Ohio Phosphorus Task Force Seeking Farmers to Help Track Data for Pilot Project
  • She Called Out Chipotle, and They Answered
  • 2016-2017 Ashtabula County Plat Books Available
  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop
  • David’s Weekly News Column

December 13, 2016 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Farm Bureau Recognized by OSU Extension
  • OSU Extension to Hold Women in Agriculture Program on Saturday, January 28, 2017
  • Nine Strategies for a Profitable 2017
  • Fall Oats as Dairy Forage
  • Town & Country, Western Reserve Farm Cooperatives Vote to Merge
  • Farm Bureau Sets Policy for Coming Year
  • Four Pitfalls of Working Capital
  • OHIO PROUD Announces Launch of New Website
  • The Economy of Cold Soil Blues
  • Farmers Asked to Respond to Survey on Natural Gas Grain Drying
  • Northeast Ohio Phosphorus Task Force Seeking Farmers to Help Track Data for Pilot Project
  • Winterize Your Farm Equipment in 5 Steps
  • Local Flavors: Ohio Wines and Cheeses Offer Options for Holiday Pairings
  • NE Ohio Farm Bureau Seeking a Membership Marketing Assistant
  • 2016-2017 Ashtabula County Plat Books Available
  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop
  • David’s Weekly News Column

December 6, 2016 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Phosphorus Task Force Seeking Farmers to Help Track Data for Pilot Project
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy Report for December
  • Examining Land Values, Rents, Crop Input Costs & Margins in 2017
  • “Scours” Vaccine – Give it Now for Protection in the Spring
  • Ohio Maple Days on Tap Jan. 19-21, 2017
  • Stress Less This Holiday Season
  • Penn State to Offer Grain Marketing Learning Opportunity
  • OSU Extension is Hiring – 4-H Camp Whitewood Program Manager
  • NE Ohio Farm Bureau Seeking a Membership Marketing Assistant
  • 2016-2017 Ashtabula County Plat Books Available
  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Brush Piles for Wildlife

November 29, 2016 Issue:

  • Thanksgiving Meal Price Tag Drops from Last Year
  • The XtendiMax Label for Xtend Soybeans
  • Kernel Red Streak
  • 2016 Ohio Corn Performance Test Results Now Available Online
  • Will Section 179 Be Needed Under Tax Reform
  • Penn State to Offer Grain Marketing Learning Opportunity
  • What Trump Can (and Can’t) Do About Regulations
  • NE Ohio Farm Bureau Seeking a Membership Marketing Assistant
  • 2016 Post Fermentation Wine Quality Control Workshop to be Held
  • The Promise of Perennials: Working Through the Challenges of Perennial Crop Development
  • Master Gardener Application Deadline Extended
  • 2016-2017 Ashtabula County Plat Books Available
  • “Success Score Card – Benchmarking for Profit” Workshop to be held on December 1, 2016
  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop
  • OSU Extension Trumbull County is Hiring!
  • David’s Weekly News Column

November 22, 2016 Issue:

  • Rainfall Following Drought Linked to Historic Nitrate Levels in Midwest Streams
  • Manure Spreader Calibration
  • 2017 Midwest Vegetable Production Guide Released
  • Corn Testing Positive for Vomitoxin: How Reliable was the Sampling?
  • Master Gardener Application Deadline Extended
  • 4 Estate Planning Documents You Need Beyond a Will
  • 2016-2017 Ashtabula County Plat Books Available
  • “Success Score Card – Benchmarking for Profit” Workshop to be held on December 1, 2016
  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop
  • OSU Extension Trumbull County is Hiring!
  • Ashtabula Soil & Water Conservation District Hiring a District Technician
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Column

November 15, 2016 Issue:

  • 2016-17 Ashtabula County Plat Books Available
  • 2016 Ohio Soybean Performance Trial - Yield Data Available
  • National Rural Health Day – November 17th, 2016
  • Safety for On-Farm Grain Storage Facilities
  • The Livestock Barn of the Future
  • New Ohio Grape IPM Facebook Page Launched
  • More Species Generate Higher Forage Yields
  • What the New York Times Missed with its Big GMO Story
  • “Success Score Card – Benchmarking for Profit” Workshop to be held on December 1, 2016
  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop
  • When, Why, and How to Sell Timber
  • Ashtabula Soil & Water Conservation District Hiring a District Technician
  • David’s Weekly News Column

November 1, 2016 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Beef Tour a Success
  • Success Score Card-Benchmarking for Profit Workshop
  • Snowbird PAT Session & Fertilizer Training
  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop
  • Beef Input Sought
  • Deadline for EQIP Funding
  • Ashtabula Soil & Water Conservation District Hiring a District Technician
  • 27th Annual Ashtabula County Beef Banquet to be held on November 12, 2016 in Lenox, Ohio
  • Forage Management Considerations after Frost
  • Master Gardener Applications Due Today
  • Advanced Beekeeping Class on November 12
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Consider a Cutting Garden Next Year
  • Tree of the Week: Osage-Orange

October 25, 2016 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Phosphorus Task Force 2016 Executive Summary
  • Ashtabula Soil & Water Conservation District Hiring a District Technician
  • November Weather Outlook
  • Using the New Maple Grading System as a Marketing Tool
  • Intercropping: Intersection of Soil Health & Production
  • Update-Changes to OSU Extension’s Timber Classes
  • Remember ARC-CO Payments Are Not Contingent on Planted Acres
  • Science of Industrial Hemp: On the Leading Edge of a Growing Industry
  • Conneautville Farmers Exchange Exits Bulk Feed Business
  • Northeast Ohio Beef Twilight Tour to be Held on October 27, 2016
  • Apply Now for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program
  • 27th Annual Ashtabula County Beef Banquet to be held on November 12, 2016 in Lenox, Ohio
  • New Ashtabula County Master Gardeners Sought
  • David’s Weekly News Column

October 18, 2016 Issue:

  • Do you know Where Your Cover Crop Seed has Bin?
  • Pythium and Phytophthora Pummel Pumpkins in NE Ohio
  • UPDATE – Changes to OSU Extension’s Timber Classes
  • Poor Seed Quality Reported from a Few Fields: Separating Insect Injury from the Fungi
  • Farm Groups Slam Dannon
  • Northeast Ohio Beef Twilight Tour to be Held on October 27, 2016
  • 27th Annual Ashtabula County Beef Banquet to be held on November 12, 2016 in Lenox, Ohio
  • New Ashtabula County Master Gardeners Sought
  • Introduction to Photography Class
  • David’s Weekly News Column

October 11, 2016 Issue:

  • Thinking about Selling Timber?
  • Economics of GMOs-Part III
  • An Open Letter about CRY1F Bt
  • Grazing Bites for October 2016
  • Ashtabula County Hiring Snap-Ed Program Assistant
  • Northeast Ohio Beef Twilight Tour to be held on October 27, 2016
  • 27th Annual Ashtabula County Beef Banquet
  • New Ashtabula County Master Gardeners Sought
  • Introduction to Photography Class
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Consider Growing Garlic

October 4, 2016 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Hiring Snap-ED Program Assistant
  • Remembering My Dad: We Can All Be That ’Somebody’
  • Hayride Safety Tips
  • Still Time to Grow and Use More Feed
  • Trumbull SWCD 2016 Awards Banquet and Annual Meeting
  • Trumbull SWCD Election of Supervisors
  • Thinking About Selling Your Timber?
  • Economics of GMOs Part 2 – How Herbicide Use has Changed
  • Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparisons of Feedstuffs Prices
  • NE Ohio Beef Twilight Tour to be Held on October 27, 2016
  • 27th Annual Ashtabula County Beef Banquet
  • New Ashtabula County Master Gardeners Sought
  • Introduction to Photography Class
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Lee’s Monthly News Article

September 27, 2016 Issue:

  • NE Ohio Agronomic Crop Report
  • Ohio’s Mazzaro Shines in Intermediate Showmanship
  • Economics of GMOs-Part One
  • Thinking About Selling Your Timber?
  • Weather Outlook
  • Antibiotic Resistance Can Occur Naturally in Soil Bacteria
  • Northeast Ohio Beef Twilight Tour to be held on October 27, 2016
  • 27th Annual Ashtabula County Beef Banquet
  • Fall Weed Control Odds & Ends
  • EPA Seeks Public Comment on Atrazine Ruling
  • Clinton and Trump: Where they stand on Ag
  • New Ashtabula County Master Gardeners Sought
  • David’s Weekly News Column

September 20, 2016 Issue:

  • Ashtabula and Trumbull Weed Survey
  • Bus Trip to Farm Science Review
  • OSU Extension is seeking an Educator in Portage County
  • Diplodia Ear Rot
  • Bayer and Monsanto Merge
  • The Organic Panic: Finding the Right Combination
  • Is Full Overtime Pay Headed Your Way?
  • Love Your Wife and Kids, Not Your Cows!
  • OSU Aquaculture Boot Camp Program is Recruiting New Fish Farmers
  • Take the OSU Lake Debris Survey
  • David’s Weekly News Column
  • Container Gardening

September 13, 2016 Issue:

  •     Meet Trumbull County’s New 4H Educator
  •     Tips for Evaluating Corn Hybrid Demonstration Plots
  •     Western Bean Cutworm Infestation and Disease Issues
  •     Using Cover Crops with Fall Manure Applications
  •     What Could Have Been for MPP-Dairy
  •     Take the OSU Lake Debris Survey
  •     Farm Science Review Mobile App
  •     Bus Trip to Farm Science Review
  •     Current Hay Conditions in Ohio
  •     2016 Corn Silage Crop in Ohio
  •     Perennial Crops for Bioenergy and Ecosystem Services
  •     David’s Weekly News Column

September 6, 2016 Issue:

  •     Robot Tractor Draws Crowds on Debut at Iowa Farm Show
  •     Driverless Tractors Officially No Longer Futuristic
  •     Why Justice Wants to block the Deere/Precision Planting Deal
  •     Economic Depreciation Change: Evidence from Periods of Net Farm Income Change
  •     New USDA App Protects Cattle from Heat Stress
  •     Cowpeas are the answer. What’s the Question?
  •     When, Why and How to Sell Timber
  •     Chainsaw Safety Class on September 10
  •     Lee’s Monthly Column
  •     David’s Weekly Column

August 30, 2016 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County 4-Hers Win at Ohio State Fair
  • Fundraiser Benefiting Ashtabula Local Food Council on September 30
  • Ask the Expert Sessions Scheduled for 2016 Farm Science Review
  • New Mobile App for Pricing Standing Corn Silage
  • Bovine Tuberculosis Detected in SE Indiana
  • Warmer & Drier Weather Returning to Ohio in September
  • What, There are Three Different Types of Photosynthesis?
  • USDA to Purchase Surplus Cheese
  • When, Why and How to Sell Timber
  • Stockpiling Pasture
  • Pasture Walk on September 1
  • Chainsaw Safety Class on September 10
  • David’s Weekly Column

August 23, 2016 Issue:

  • Late Season Diseases Are Making Their Appearance
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomic Crops Report
  • Top 7 Concerns of Young Farmers
  • 2016 Ohio Wheat Performance Test
  • Got Waterhemp? Find out the Herbicide Resistance Characteristics Now
  • New Palmer Amaranth Finds
  • When, Why and How to Sell Timber
  • Pasture Walk on September 1
  • Chainsaw Safety Class on September 10
  • David’s Weekly Column
  • Garden Reflections by Ashtabula County Master Gardeners

August 17, 2016 Special Release:  Swine Flu at Ashtabula County Fair:

  • Ohio Department of Agriculture Confirms Swine Flu at Ashtabula County Fair
  • Influenza A H3N2v
  • What People Who Raise Pigs Need To Know About Influenza (Flu)

August 16, 2016 Issue:

  • Drought  Damage in Your Corn Crop
  • Back to the Future with Stink Bugs
  • Fly Control for Livestock on Pasture
  • Why Food Labeling Has Little to Do With Knowing What is in Your Food
  • Screening Conservation Cover Seed for the Presence of Palmer Amaranth
  • Pasture Walk on September 1
  • Chainsaw Safety Class in Trumbull County on September 10
  • David’s Weekly Column-Ashtabula County Fair Recap

August 9, 2016 Issue:

  • Why Americans Waste So Much Food
  • Ohio, PA, & NY in Early Stages of Drought
  • Early Autumn Weather Outlook
  • New Ohio State Research Shows Phosphorus Levels in Ohio Soils Trending Downward
  • More for Less in Pastures
  • USDA Announces Safety Net Assistance
  • BT Resistance in Western Corn Rootworm
  • Pasture Walk
  • Chains Saw Safety Class in Trumbull County
  • 2016 Robert Spellman Memorial Steer Assistance Program
  • Lee’s Monthly Column
  • David’s Weekly Column
  • 4 Ways Consumers Can Reduce Food Waste

August 2, 2016 Issue:

  • Ashtabula Local Food Council: Summer Farm Tours
  • Grape Disease Focus of NE Ohio Field Day
  • It’s Half Time. How are the Disease Issues in Your Vineyard?
  • “Tassel Ears” Sightings in Corn
  • 2016 Ohio Wheat Performance Test Available Online
  • Late-Summer Alfalfa Seeding Tips
  • Trebets to Lead Kent State Ashtabula’s Wine Degrees
  • Costly Cow Poop
  • 2016 Robert Spellman Memorial Steer Assistance Program
  • Northeast Ohio Grape Twilight Tour               
  • Farm Income Set to Fall Yet Again
  • David’s Weekly News Column

July 26, 2016 Issue:

  • 2016 Robert Spellman Memorial Steer Assistance Program
  • Northeast Ohio Grape Twilight Tour to be held on August 11, 2016
  • David’s Weekly News Column- Field Fresh Farm
  • Plants of Concern for Livestock this Summer
  • Spider Mite Be a Problem
  • Glyphosate and Glyphosate Resistant Crops
  • What the New Drone Rule Means for Agriculture - Part 2:  Rules for Operating Drones
  • Annual Dog-Day Cicada Emergence

July 19, 2016 Issue:

  • July 18 - Northeast Ohio Agronomic Crops Report
  • ACRE Update
  • Western Bean Cutworm Count Rising and Eggs Hatching
  • Weather Outlook
  • Corn Pollination
  • Congress Finalizes Mandatory GMO Labeling Law
  • To Mow, or Not to Mow . . . the Pasture?
  • What’s in a Number?
  • Should You Swap Corn For Soybeans in 2017?
  • David’s Weekly News Column- Northeast Ohio Grape Twilight Tour
  • Annual Dog-Day Cicada Emergence

July 12, 2016 Issue:

  • Ohio Creates New "Farm Winery" Liquor Permit
  • New Law Increases Access to Ohio Small Claims Court
  • Insect Pests we’re Watching Now
  • Experts: Smaller Algal Bloom Predicted For Western Lake Erie
  • A Warm July with Highly Variable Rainfall
  • Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Proclaims August 7-13 "National Farmers Market Week"
  • Cottage Foods & Farmers Markets Workshop to be held on July 15 in Canfield, Ohio
  • David’s Weekly News Column- Fair Entries and Farm Custom Rates
  • Consider Entering your Flowers at the Fair
  • The Legal and Practical Aspects of the Agricultural Sales Tax Exemption

July 5, 2016 Issue:

  • Soybean Field Day to be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2016
  • July 4th Northeast Ohio Agronomics Crop Report
  • Cottage Foods & Farmers Markets Workshop to be held on July 15 in Canfield, Ohio
  • What the New Drone Rule Means for Agriculture
  • FSA County Committee Nominations Needed
  • David’s Weekly News Column- Pollinator Research & Magyar Farm 100th Celebration
  • Ohio Farm Bureau Seeks CAUV Appeals Process for Landowners
  • Beef Cattle: Problems Beget Problems
  • Manure: Is it a Waste Product or a Valuable Asset?
  • The Essential Numbers in USDA's June 30 Reports
  • Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2016

June 28, 2016 Issue:

  • FSA County Committee Nominations Needed
  • Have and Have Nots Across State When it Comes to Rain over the Last Week
  • How Can the Timing of Stress Affect Yield in Corn?
  • Practice Good Grazing Management During the Summer
  • Two-Spotted Spider Mite Awareness
  • Senators Reach Deal on GMO Labeling
  • David’s Weekly News Column- Western Bean Cutworm & Weed Field Day Recap
  • Sssssssnakes in the Garden

June 21, 2016 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Weed Field Day to be held on Thursday, June 23, 2016
  • June 17 Northeast Ohio Agronomic Crops Report
  • Warmer and Drier will be the Trend for the Rest of the Growing Season
  • Rootless and Floppy Corn
  • Five Tips to Reduce Spray Drift
  • Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw
  • David’s Weekly News Columnâ€Â Tractor Time!
  • Ashtabula County 4â€ÂH and OSU Extension welcome Amanda Barnum as the 2016 Summer Student Assistant
  • Ohio Hop Growers Guild Hopyard Open House
  • Registration Now Open for July 12 Western Ohio Precision Ag Day

June 14, 2016 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Weed Field Day to be held on Thursday, June 23, 2016
  • Have You Been Slimed? Slug Damage Reported
  • Summer-Time Weather Pattern in Full Swing
  • 2015 Northeast Dairy Farm Survey Results
  • Will You Need to Pay Overtime for Your Farm Employees?
  • New Overtime Rules Update
  • Farm Debt is Growing
  • $14 Soybeans Possible With Summer Drought
  • Ohio Hop Growers Guild Hopyard Open House
  • USDA Extends Comment Period for Organic Livestock and Poultry Rule
  • Cloverbud Fun Days Scheduled for July 5-7
  • Enjoy the Orchid-Like Catalpa Blooms

June 7, 2016 Issue:

  • Ava Mae Murphy first baby born in June is Dairy Month
  • Evan Schaefer Serving as OSU ACRE Intern for Northeast Ohio
  • Northeast Ohio Ag Scouting Update
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomic Crops Report
  • Another Example of the Disconnect
  • New Fact Sheet Could Help Producers Keep Specialty Crops Safe from Herbicide Drift
  • Farming 101- Keep them Separated!
  • Dating on the Farm
  • Bruce McPheron Named Ohio State Provost
  • Manure Sidedress of Corn Research Plots from 2011-2015
  • U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Landowner’s Right to Appeal "Waters of the U.S." Determination
  • Growing African Violets
  • Ashtabula County 4-H Camp is Filling Up-Get your Reservation in Today!
  • Cloverbud Fun Days Scheduled for July 5-7

May 31, 2016 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Agronomic Crops Report
  • Botulism Prevention with Small Grain Baleage
  • USDA Extends Deadline for Recording Farm Structure
  • NOAA Issues Summer Weather Outlook
  • New FDA Food Label Highlights Dairy’s Value
  • How Will New Lease Accounting Rules Affect You?
  • Cattle Pricing - We Need A Little Perspective
  • Ashtabula County 4-H Camp is Filling Up-Get your Reservation in Today!
  • Cloverbud Fun Days Scheduled for July 5-7
  • Northeast Ohio Farm Bureau Program Assistant/Intern Position Applications Being Taken

May 24, 2016 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Ag Scholarship Recipients Chosen
  • Ashtabula County Cattlemen’s Association Announces Youth Scholarship Winners
  • Northeast Ohio Farm Bureau Program Assistant/Intern Position Applications Being Taken
  • USDA Resumes Incentives to Grow and Harvest Biomass for Energy and Bio-based Products
  • Plant, Plant, Plant!
  • Time to Scout for Black Cutworm in Corn
  • Take a Second Look at Your Hay Habit
  • Wrap it Up and Improve Your Forage
  • New Look to Growing Degree Website
  • Making Equipment Pay
  • GMOs Ruled Safe To Eat, But They Aren’t Solving World Hunger
  • These Students Are Developing Bacteria That Eats Our Plastic Pollution
  • Department of Labor Announces New Overtime Rule
  • Pigweed, Palmer Amaranth Identification Tips for Growers
  • Vegetable Growers Field Night to be held on May 25 in Garrettsville, Ohio

May 17, 2016 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Ag Day a Success
  • 2016 Ohio Corn and Soybean Enterprise Budgets Project Lower Costs But Low to Negative Returns
  • Slowly Improving Conditions Next 1-2 Weeks For Planting
  • Make Hay When the Sun Shines…What Sun?
  • What is a Veterinarian-Client-Patient-Relationship?
  • Vegetable Growers Field Night to be held on May 25 in Garrettsville, Ohio
  • When Should You Pay Your Spouse and Kids?
  • Plant Nutrition From Below the Ground Up
  • Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Find One-Stop Shop in Farm Answers
  • Google's Food Trends Report Reveal What Consumers Want to Cook, Eat
  • Update on the Zika Virus
  • Dine in to Make a Difference at Bob Evans Restaurants on May 16-17, 2016

May 10, 2016 Issue:

  • Stress Management During Tough Financial Times
  • Dairy Faces 'Painful' 2016 Summer
  • Rapid Transition from El Nino to La Nina Continues
  • Planting and Pollinators
  • Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training Materials Available Online
  • Rainy Day Entertainment – Get Up to Speed on Pigweed ID
  • June Small Grains Field Days
  • Ohio Legislature Passes Agritourism Legislation
  • Ohio Department of Agriculture Notifies Pesticide Businesses of Insurance Requirement Updates
  • Managing the Spring Flush
  • Selling Eggs and Meat from Your Farm or Home
  • USDA Unveils New 'Urban Agriculture Toolkit' for Urban Farmers and Agri-business Entrepreneurs
  • OSU Extension in Lake County Seeking Agricultural & Natural Resources Extension Educator
  • USDA Adds 800,000 Acres to CRP
  • Dr. Lonnie J. King Appointed Acting Dean of College of Food, Ag, and Environmental Sciences
  • Dine in to Make a Difference at Bob Evans Restaurants on May 16-17, 2016

May 3, 2016 Issue:

  • Adjusting No-till Burndown Programs for Later Planting
  • Wheat Diseases: Updated Facts and Pictures -Part 1
  • Fertilizing Forages: Using Nutrients Wisely
  • Baleage: An Option in Better Haymaking
  • OSU Extension in Lake County Seeking Agricultural & Natural Resources Extension Educator
  • Dine in to Make a Difference at Bob Evans Restaurants on May 16-17, 2016
  • April 29 Edition of the Ohio Grape Newsletter
  • Winery Helps Farmer Find Himself
  • What to Communicate to Your Banker Now
  • Handling Your Maple Syrup Crop after the Season
  • CRP Payouts Entice Farmers to Leave Land Fallow
  • USDA Offers New Loans for Portable Farm Storage and Handling Equipment
  • USDA Establishes New Partnerships to Link Underserved Farmers to FSA Programs
  • Consider Attracting Bats to Your Garden
  • The Best Movies about Farmers: Part II
  • Remembering Susan Masirovits

April 26, 2016 Issue:

  • April 22 Northeast Ohio Agronomic Crops Report
  • Lots of Fungicides to Choose From, but Choose Wisely
  • Weather Outlook
  • Balancing Farm and Family
  • Will Removing Neonics Save the Bees?
  • Save the Date: Farm Science Review Is September 20-22, 2016
  • European Pine Sawfly Larvae are Munching Mugos
  • The Best Movies About Farmers
  • Got an Old Hay Wagon?  Ashtabula County 4-H Needs One!
  • Tri-County Grape Growers 2016 Steak Dinner to be held on May 5, 2016
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Ashtabula County Ag Scholarship Applications Available
  • Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Brant’s Apple Orchard to Award 2016 Youth Scholarship
  • John F. Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund Applications Being Taken
  • Ashtabula County Farm Bureau Scholarship Applications Being Taken

April 19, 2016 Issue:

  • 19th Annual Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show a Success
  • ATECH Horticulture Program Expanding Curriculum
  • Got an Old Hay Wagon?  Ashtabula County 4-H Needs One!
  • Warm Weather Hit in a Big Way This Last Week
  • Corn and Soybean: What’s in Store for 2016?
  • Mitigation of Cold Damage in Grapevines: Science & Practice Workshop to be held on April 21, 2016
  • Preventing Grass Fires
  • USDA Expands Safety-Net for Dairy Operations Adding Next-Generation Family Members
  • Veterinary Feed Directive: What Producers Need to Know
  • Tips to Pay Bills When Money Is Tight
  • 4-H Survey of Youth Hears ‘We Have Weak Leaders’
  • Spruce - Phomopsis Canker
  • Tri-County Grape Growers 2016 Steak Dinner to be held on May 5, 2016

April 12, 2016 Issue:

  • Weather Outlook
  • Soil Temperatures Went the Wrong Way!
  • April Snow Showers Bring Frozen Flowers
  • Soil Amendment and Foliar Application Product Evaluation Trials Summary
  • Will Bearishly High Estimate of Corn Acres Stand?
  • USDA Announces Loan Rates for Wheat, Feed Grains and Oilseeds
  • Soybeans Dip on China Reforms, Oversupply Forecast
  • ODA Launches 2016 “Ag is Cool!” Creative Expressions Contest
  • Direct Marketing Webinar Series Continues
  • Tri-County Grape Growers 2016 Steak Dinner to be held on May 5, 2016
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016

April 5, 2016 Issue:

  • Do you have the Aloha Spirit?
  • Final Push for Sponsors for the 2016 Ashtabula County Ag Day
  • How Low Can You Go? Cold Weather and Wheat Injury
  • What is the Meaning of Feekes Growth Stages in Wheat?
  • Corn Growers Expect Major Increase in Acreage
  • Farmers & Consultants Needed for Major Initiative to Update Fertilizer Guidelines
  • The Revised Worker Protection Standard
  • New Fact Sheet on Nozzles
  • Purdue Extension Debuts Mobile-Friendly Series of Online Cover Crop Publications
  • Workshop on Responsible Antibiotic Use for Dairy Herd Health
  • The Big Farm Myth
  • USDA Announces New GroupGAP Program for the Produce Industry
  • Ohio State is Putting Big Money into Sustainable Agriculture
  • Listen for Cicada
  • Raising Baby Chicks- Bringing Your Chicks Home
  • Ashtabula County 4-H Pancake Breakfast to be Held on Sunday, April 10, 2016
  • Tri-County Grape Growers 2016 Steak Dinner to be held on May 5, 2016
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016
  • Ashtabula County Farm Bureau Scholarship Applications Being Taken

March 29, 2016 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County 4-H Pancake Breakfast to be Held on Sunday, April 10, 2016
  • Report: Farmers Doing Too Little to Cut Lake Erie Phosphorus
  • Tri-County Grape Growers 2016 Steak Dinner to be held on May 5, 2016
  • AmeriCorps Vista Member for Community Gardens & Healthy Foods Sought
  • National Cover Crop Survey Being Conducted
  • Got Backyard Wildlife Problems? April 14 Workshop in Cortland has Solutions
  • Six Facts You Should Know Before Deducting a Charitable Donation
  • Lowering the Risk of Infection with Grapes
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Brant’s Apple Orchard to Award 2016 Youth Scholarship
  • John F. Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund Applications Being Taken

March 22, 2016 Issue:

  • 66th Annual Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet a Success
  • Ohio Dairy Producers Association Meeting to be held on April 11, 2016 in Wooster
  • Mandy Orahood Named Organization Director for Ohio Farm Bureau
  • Ohio State Hires New Specialists to Support Grape and Wine Research
  • Tri-County Grape Growers 2016 Steak Dinner to be held on May 5, 2016
  • Early Termination of Cover Crops
  • Four Market Factors That Could Strengthen Soybean Prices
  • Consider Using Fewer Highly Processed Foods
  • Outreach Meetings for FSA & NRCS Programs Scheduled for April 6, 2016
  • Bids Being Taken for Brillion Grass Seeder by SWCD
  • Private Pesticide Applicator Test Preparation Class to be Held on April 1, 2016 in Cortland
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016
  • Private & Commercial Pesticide Applicator Testing to be held by Ohio Department of Agriculture During Winter of 2016
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Ashtabula County Ag Scholarship Applications Available
  • Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Brant’s Apple Orchard to Award 2016 Youth Scholarship
  • John F. Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund Applications Being Taken

March 15, 2016 Issue:

  • Farm Program Payments Revisited: Farmers May Choose Between County of Administration or Geographic County Location
  • National Agriculture Day is Today, March 15, 2016
  • Presidential Candidates Should Talk Farming for Ohio Primary
  • Calculate Cover Crop Costs
  • Outreach Meetings for FSA & NRCS Programs Scheduled for April 6, 2016
  • Cranberry Compound May Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Spring Weather Forecast
  • Bids Being Taken for Brillion Grass Seeder by SWCD
  • Private Pesticide Applicator Test Preparation Class to be Held on April 1, 2016 in Cortland
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardeners’ Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • Private & Commercial Pesticide Applicator Testing to be held by Ohio Department of Agriculture During Winter of 2016
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Ashtabula County Ag Scholarship Applications Available
  • Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Brant’s Apple Orchard to Award 2016 Youth Scholarship
  • John F. Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund Applications Being Taken
  • 2016 Winter Extension Program Dates

March 8, 2016 Issue:

  • 4-H Camp Counselor Chili Cook-off this Saturday, March 12, 2016
  • CAUV Bills Awaiting Committee Action
  • FSA Reminds Producers of Approaching NAP Deadline for 2016 Crops
  • Bids Being Taken for Brillion Grass Seeder by SWCD
  • A Survey for Ohio Farmers with On-Farm Grain Storage Facilities
  • Pre-Spring Housekeeping Around the Farm
  • Beef Production Practices and Consumer Trends
  • Study: Eliminating GMOs Would Take Toll on Environment & Economies
  • OHSIA Lambing School to be Held in Mt Hope
  • Northeast Ohio Winter Grape School Reservations Due Today!
  • Private Pesticide Applicator Test Preparation Class to be Held on April 1, 2016 in Cortland
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardeners’ Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • Private & Commercial Pesticide Applicator Testing to be held by Ohio Department of Agriculture During Winter of 2016
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Ashtabula County Ag Scholarship Applications Available
  • Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Brant’s Apple Orchard to Award 2016 Youth Scholarship
  • John F. Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund Applications Being Taken
  • 2016 4-H Carnival Tonight at Ashtabula County Fairgrounds
  • 2016 Winter Extension Program Dates

March 1, 2016 Issue:

  • Maple 101 to be held March 5, 2016 in Geauga Park District
  • Miscanthus Harvest Bus Tour to be held on Friday, March 11, 2016
  • Northeast Ohio Winter Grape School to be Held on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 in Madison, Ohio
  • GMO Labeling in the News
  • Produce Safety Trainings to be held in Northeast Ohio in March
  • Status of Palmer Amaranth in Ohio
  • Digital Weed Identification Resources from OSU
  • Private Pesticide Applicator Test Preparation Class to be Held on April 1, 2016 in Cortland
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardeners’ Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • 2016 Ashtabula County Ag Scholarship Applications Available
  • 2016-2017 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • 2016 4-H Carnival to be held March 8th
  • 2016 Winter Extension Program Dates

February 23, 2016 Issue:

  • Beef Cattle Pasture Management Workshop to be held on February 25, 2016 in Jefferson
  • Miscanthus Harvest Bus Tour to be held on Friday, March 11, 2016
  • Northeast Ohio Winter Grape School to be Held on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 in Madison, Ohio
  • Ohio Department of Agriculture Honors Nick Ferrante as Ohio’s Winemaker of the Year
  • February 21-27 is Grain Bin Safety Week
  • Sun Safe Hats Available for Sale
  • Changes Made to Ohio's Cottage Food Regulations
  • Researchers Urge More Careful Use of Soybean Seed Treatments
  • Is Glyphosate in Our Food? FDA Wants to Know
  • Interactive Online Budgeting Tools Available for Small-Scale Livestock Producers
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardeners’ Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016
  • 2016 Ashtabula County Ag Scholarship Applications Available
  • 2016-2017 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • 2016 4-H Carnival to be held March 8th
  • 2016 Winter Extension Program Dates

February 16, 2016 Issue:

  • Questions & Answers about Ohio’s New Fertilizer Certification Program
  • Understanding Regulations, Definitions, Non-Compliance Penalties, on Fertilizer & Manure in Ohio WLEB
  • 2016 Ohio Beef Cattle School Concludes Tonight
  • Beef Cow Size and Profitability
  • Check out OSU’s YouTube Video on Burying Grape Canes
  • The Process of Harvesting Miscanthus in Northeast Ohio
  • Northeast Ohio Winter Grape School to be Held on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 in Madison, Ohio
  • Deadline to Submit for USDA Conservation Reserve Program is February 26
  • 5 Retirement Investment Tips
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet to be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardeners’ Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016
  • Ashtabula County Extension Looking for Summer College Student Assistant
  • 2016-2017 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Northeast Ohio Regional Agronomy School to be Held on February 23, 2016
  • Beef Cattle Pasture Management Workshop to be held on February 25 in Jefferson
  • 2016 4-H Carnival to be held March 8th
  • 2016 Winter Extension Program Dates

February 9, 2016 Issue:

  • Ten Key Tax Tips for Farmers and Ranchers
  • Take the 365 Day Challenge for Preparing Your Farm’s Next Manager
  • Northeast Ohio Winter Grape School to be Held on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 in Madison, Ohio
  • Ashtabula County Extension Looking for Summer College Student Assistant
  • 2016-2017 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Ashtabula SWCD Holding 2016 Tree Seedling Sale
  • Northeast Ohio Regional Agronomy School to be Held on February 23, 2016
  • Final Ohio Beef Cattle Webinar on Tuesday, February 16, 2016
  • Beef Cattle Pasture Management Workshop to be held on February 25 in Jefferson
  • 2016 Northeast Ohio Small Farm Conference and Trade Show Slated for Saturday, April 2 in Wooster
  • 2016 4-H Carnival to be held March 8th
  • Last Call for Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification This Winter in Far Northeast Ohio
  • Private & Commercial Pesticide Applicator Testing to be held by Ohio Department of Agriculture During Winter of 2016
  • 2016 Winter Extension Program Dates

February 2, 2016 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Extension Looking for Summer College Student Assistant
  • 2016-2017 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarships Applications Available
  • Ashtabula SWCD Holding 2016 Tree Seedling Sale
  • 2015 Midwest Vegetable Variety Trial Report Available
  • Northeast Ohio Regional Agronomy School to be Held on February 23, 2016
  • 2nd Session of the 2016 Ohio Beef Cattle School Approaches
  • Beef Cattle Pasture Management Workshop to be held on February 25 in Jefferson
  • Employing Minors on Your Farm
  • Consider Risks and Opportunities of Owning Ground in an IRA
  • Jerry Gulke: My Best Advice to Young Farmers
  • 4 Ways to Impress Your Landlord
  • Ninth Circuit Court Denies Move by EPA to Vacate Herbicide Label
  • The Transition to La Nina Could be Speeding Up
  • Weather Expert Predicts $6 Corn
  • Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices
  • Cold Weather Brings Out the Cardinals
  • 2016 Winter Extension Program Dates

January 26, 2016 Issue:

  • Cost Per Acre Vs. Size of Farm
  • Farm Liability Insurance – What’s in Your Policy?
  • Registration Open for 2016 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference
  • Ohio Forages and Grasslands Council Annual Conference to be held on February 19, 2016
  • Ohio Compost Operator Education Course to be held on March 8-9, 2016 in Wooster, Ohio
  • Northeast Ohio Regional Agronomy School to be Held on February 23, 2016
  • Holstein Sets New Milk Record: 74,650 pounds
  • Conservation Reserve Program Sign-up Meetings for Trumbull & Portage Counties
  • Agronomic Crop Research Experience (ACRE) Summer Interns Sought for 2016
  • 2016 Ag Day Sponsors Sought
  • 2nd Session of the 2016 Ohio Beef Cattle School Approaches
  • Beef Cattle Pasture Management Workshop to be held on February 25 in Jefferson
  • Preparation Class for Private Pesticide Applicator License Test to be held on February 4, 2016 in Burton, Ohio
  • Ohio State University Extension Announces Two Upcoming Conferences to Help Small Farm Owners
  • Indoor Plants
  • 2016 Winter Extension Program Dates

January 19, 2016 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Regional Agronomy School to be Held on February 23, 2016
  • Conservation Reserve Program Sign-up Meetings for Trumbull & Portage Counties
  • Dr. Kelley Tilmon joins OSU as Field Crop Entomologist
  • 2015 Northwest Ohio Corn Silage Test
  • Ohio Grape & Wine Conference to held on February 15-16 in Dublin, Ohio
  • Planted Vines and Trees Qualify for Bonus Depreciation
  • OSU’s Agricultural Outlook Webinar Provides Insights for 2016
  • Agronomic Crop Research Experience (ACRE) Summer Interns Sought for 2016
  • A Survey for Ohio Farmers with Grain Storage Bins
  • 2016 Ag Day Sponsors Sought
  • 2016 Ohio Beef Cattle Webinar Series- Watch it in Ashtabula County
  • Beef Cattle Pasture Management Workshop to be held on February 25 in Jefferson
  • Northeast Ohio Phosphorus Task Force Seeking Farmers to Help Track Data for Pilot Project
  • Preparation Class for Private Pesticide Applicator License Test to be held on February 4, 2016 in Burton, Ohio
  • A Hardier Honeybee That Fights Back By Biting Back
  • USDA: New Avian Influenza Strain Found in Indiana
  • 2016 Winter Extension Program Dates

January 12, 2015 Issue:

  • OSU’s Agricultural Outlook Webinar Provides Insights for 2016
  • Grape Growers Invited to Meet 2nd Candidate for the New Manager of the OARDC Ashtabula Research Station
  • Section 179 Expensing Increase and Bonus Depreciation Allowed under “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes” Act
  • Is Section 179 a Ticking Tax Time Bomb?
  • Hay Quality Determines Supplementation Needs
  • Ag in the Courtroom - 9 Things to Watch in 2016
  • Agronomic Crop Research Experience (ACRE) Summer Interns Sought for 2016
  • A Survey for Ohio Farmers with Grain Storage Bins
  • Local Farmer Pens Second Book
  • The Quest for High Vacuum in a Maple Tubing System (Part 1)
  • Garden Journaling
  • 2016 Ag Day Sponsors Sought
  • 2016 Ohio Beef Cattle Webinar Series- Watch it in Ashtabula County
  • Beef Cattle Pasture Management Workshop to be held on February 25 in Jefferson
  • Northeast Ohio Phosphorus Task Force Seeking Farmers to Help Track Data for Pilot Project
  • Preparation Class for Private Pesticide Applicator License Test to be held on February 4, 2016 in Burton, Ohio
  • 2016 Winter Extension Program Dates

January 5, 2016 Issue:

  • Grape Growers Invited to Meet the Candidates for the New Manager of the OARDC Ashtabula Research Station
  • 2016 Ag Day Sponsors Sought
  • Farmers Tax Guides Available
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomic Crop Report- December 31, 2015
  • 50% Bonus Depreciation Applies to More Property
  • 2016 OSU Farm Custom Rate Survey
  • Safety in Working and Handling Livestock
  • Mild Winter Concerns for Grapes
  • The Ghost of Weather Past, Present and Future
  • 2016 Ohio Beef Cattle Webinar Series- Watch it in Ashtabula County
  • Beef Cattle Pasture Management Workshop to be held on February 25 in Jefferson
  • Northeast Ohio Phosphorus Task Force Seeking Farmers to Help Track Data for Pilot Project
  • Applications Being Taken For Ashtabula County Dairy Princess
  • Brim Silos: Third Person Added
  • 2016 Winter Extension Program Dates

December 29, 2015 Issue:

  • 2016 Ohio Beef Cattle Webinar Series- Watch it in Ashtabula County
  • Hypocrisy is All Around Us
  • New Year’s Resolutions- David’s Perspective for 2016
  • Open in 2016
  • Part I: Making Effective New Year’s Resolutions for the Farm
  • 5 Grain Market Lessons Learned in 2015
  • Top Year-End IRA Reminders from IRS
  • Corn Hybrid Selection – 2015
  • How Do Corn Hybrids With and Without Various Transgenic Traits Perform?
  • Northeast Ohio Phosphorus Task Force Seeking Farmers to Help Track Data for Pilot Project
  • 2016 Winter Extension Program Dates

December 22, 2015 Issue:

  • Section 179 Deduction Made Permanent in Budget Bill
  • Ashtabula County Ag Year in Review
  • Northeast Ohio Phosphorus Task Force Seeking Farmers to Help Track Data for Pilot Project
  • 2015 Agricultural Year in Review
  • Ohio Lifts Ban on Poultry Shows and Auctions
  • EPA Revokes Approval of Enlist Duo Herbicide to Study 'Synergistic Effects'
  • Talk to Your Family about Security Online and at Home
  • 9 Ways to Keep Your New Drone Off the Naughty List
  • 2016 Ohio Beef Cattle Webinar Series- Watch it in Ashtabula County
  • Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and Wright & Moore Law Sponsoring Seminars Dealing with Employment Law and Crisis Prevention on your Farm
  • 2016 Ohio Hops & Malting Barley Conference & Trade Show
  • 10 Reasons Santa is a Farmer
  • 2016 Winter Extension Program Dates

December 15, 2015 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Phosphorus Task Force Seeking Farmers to Help Track Data for Pilot Project
  • Who is Going to Milk Cows on Christmas Day?
  • 2015 Ohio Soybean Performance Trials: Sortable Tables Available Online
  • Stagnant Demand & Ample Stocks Could Keep Grain Prices Flat in 2016
  • 2016 Outlook: Look for $3 Corn to Continue
  • Maple Syrup May Just Be a Sweetener That's Good For You
  • What Will the Ohio Maple Syrup Industry Look Like in 2050?
  • Ohio Maple Days on Tap for January 21-23, 2016
  • A Very Active El Nino Pattern Setting Up
  • 4 Great Weather Apps for Farmers and Ranchers
  • Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification Sessions to be held across Northeast Ohio in 2016
  • Preparation Class for Private Pesticide Applicator License Test to be held on February 4, 2016 in Burton, Ohio
  • Private & Commercial Pesticide Applicator Testing to be held by Ohio Department of Agriculture During Winter of 2016

December 8, 2015 Issue:

  • 2015 Post Fermentation Wine Quality Control Workshops to be Held Across Ohio
  • A Slow Slog to the Finish Line on Section 179
  • Examining Land Values, Rents, Crop Input Costs & Margins in 2016
  • 2016 Ohio Corn and Soybean Enterprise Budgets Project Lower Costs But Low to Negative Returns
  • Know When to Stop Checking Your Phone and Go to Sleep
  • Beef 509 Workshop Offers Livestock Producers Insight into Harvesting
  • Farm Safety: A Lifestyle, Not a Slogan
  • Is This The Year You Create a Farm Advisory Board?
  • Ohio Department of Agriculture Offers Tips for Purchasing Firewood
  • USDA Begins 49th Enrollment Period for the Conservation Reserve Program
  • Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification Sessions to be held across Northeast Ohio in 2016
  • Preparation Class for Private Pesticide Applicator License Test to be held on February 4, 2016 in Burton, Ohio
  • Private & Commercial Pesticide Applicator Testing to be held by Ohio Department of Agriculture During Winter of 2016
  • Highly Erodible Lands and Wetlands Compliance Rules Workshop to be held on December 15 in Cortland

December 1, 2015 Issue:

  • Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification Sessions to be held across Northeast Ohio in 2016
  • How Can I Obtain a Private or Commercial Pesticide Applicator License?
  • Preparation Class for Private Pesticide Applicator License Test to be held on February 4, 2016 in Burton, Ohio
  • Private & Commercial Pesticide Applicator Testing to be held by Ohio Department of Agriculture During Winter of 2016
  • Easily Collect and Manage Calving Records in Real-Time
  • Silage Pile Management & Safety
  • Farm Transition Considerations: Working with an Attorney
  • Will Robots Replace Herbicides on the Farm?
  • Free Mobile App Helps Farmers Comply with New State Laws
  • Highly Erodible Lands and Wetlands Compliance Rules Workshop to be held on December 15 in Cortland
  • FDA Makes History in Approving Genetically Engineered Salmon
  • FDA Refuses to Require GMO Labeling

November 24, 2015 Issue:

  • The Thanksgiving Farmer’s Share
  • House & Senate Introduce CAUV Bills
  • Eighty Percent of Milk Harvested by Immigrants
  • How Much Hay will a Beef Cow Consume?
  • Feeding Winter Hay on Pasture Fields
  • 8 Year-End Tax Tips to Help Maximize Your Savings
  • Dec. 14 Agriculture and Natural Resources Tax Webinar and Workshop Focuses on New Tax Rules
  • Year End Look at Tax Management
  • Highly Erodible Lands and Wetlands Compliance Rules Workshop to be held on December 15 in Cortland
  • CropLife America Welcomes Science-Based European Union Review of Glyphosate
  • Camelina Cover Crops a Boon for Bees
  • ODA Announces 2016 Funding for Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program
  • Family Fundamentals: Be Smart about Holiday Spending This Season

November 17, 2015 Issue:

  • 26th Annual Ashtabula County Beef Banquet a Success
  • USDA Issues Safety-Net Payments to Farmers Facing Market Downturn
  • FSA Changing ARC Policy
  • The Mission to Hire Millennials
  • FDA Releases New Food Safety Rules
  • Time to Comment on New Pesticide Applicator Extended Until December 23, 2015
  • Highly Erodible Lands and Wetlands Compliance Rules Workshop to be held on December 15 in Cortland
  • 6 Ways to Uncover Hidden Profit on Your Farming Operation

November 10, 2015 Issue:

  • OSU Agriculture & Natural Resource Extension Educator Hired for Trumbull County
  • An Introduction from Lee Beers
  • Time to Comment on New Pesticide Applicator Rules Ends on November 23
  • 20-Year Study Finds Pesticides Linked to Depression in Farmers
  • Highly Erodible Lands and Wetlands Compliance Rules Workshop to be held on December 15 in Cortland
  • Hold the Dates February 15 & 16 - for two Agronomy Workshops in Wooster
  • 2015 Ohio Soybean Performance Trials Available Online
  • Why Many Choose Not to Farm
  • OSU Extension in Ashtabula/Geauga County Searching for SNAP-Ed Program Assistant
  • Webinar Series Offers Financial Tips & Management Information for Farms
  • Northeast Ohio “Snow Bird” Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification to be held on Tuesday, November 24 in Burton, Ohio

November 3, 2015 Issue:

  • OSU Extension in Ashtabula/Geauga County Searching for SNAP-Ed Program Assistant
  • Ashtabula Local Food Council Growers Summit on Monday, November 9 in Jefferson
  • Webinar Series Offers Financial Tips & Management Information for Farms
  • Combine Storage Prep
  • Consider Temperament When Making Culling Decisions
  • Brambles Production, Management and Marketing Guide Now Available
  • World Health Organization Says Processed Meat Causes Cancer
  • 26th Annual Beef Banquet to be held on Saturday, November 14 in Lenox, Ohio.
  • Northeast Ohio “Snow Bird” Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification to be held on Tuesday, November 24 in Burton, Ohio

October 27, 2015 Issue:

  • Develop Written Farmland Lease Agreements
  • EPA Proposes Changes to the Certification and Training of Pesticide Applicators
  • Weather Pattern Change is Coming
  • Corn Stalks Can Stretch Feed Supplies
  • Drone Use in Agriculture- Are New Rules Coming?
  • No Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustment for 2016
  • Farm Bill: Producers Still Have Time to Enroll in Dairy Program
  • A Huge El Nino Is Spreading All Kinds of Mayhem Around the World
  • Deer-Vehicle Collisions Peak in the Fall
  • Webinar to Help Veterinarians, Farmers, and Livestock Professionals Successfully Manage Dairy Cow Nutrition
  • 26th Annual Beef Banquet to be held on Saturday, November 14 in Lenox, Ohio.
  • Northeast Ohio “Snow Bird” Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification to be held on Tuesday, November 24 in Burton, Ohio
  • FSA Reminds Producers of Approaching NAP Deadlines for 2016 Crops

October 20, 2015 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Agronomics Crops Report - Mid-October Report
  • Weather Outlook
  • Soil Compaction Management at Harvest Time
  • Milk Prices Could be Depressed for Some Time
  • Safety Considerations at Your Grain Bins
  • Marbled Orbweaver Spider
  • 26th Annual Beef Banquet to be held on Saturday, November 14 in Lenox, Ohio.
  • Northeast Ohio “Snow Bird” Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification to be held on Tuesday, November 24 in Burton, Ohio
  • FSA Reminds Producers of Approaching NAP Deadlines for 2016 Crops
  • Fall Clean Up For a Healthier Spring Landscape

October 13, 2015 Issue:

  • Managing our Pastures Will Improve Cattle Performance
  • Higher Western Bean Cutworm Feeding May Lead to Mycotoxins
  • Sampling for Soybean Cyst Nematode – It’s time!
  • Precautions for Harvesting Forages After a Frost
  • 26th Annual Beef Banquet to be held on Saturday, November 14 in Lenox, Ohio.
  • Northeast Ohio “Snow Bird” Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification to be held on Tuesday, November 24 in Burton, Ohio
  • FSA Reminds Producers of Approaching NAP Deadlines for 2016 Crops
  • Vegetable of the Week- Garlic (Allium sativum)

October 6, 2015 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Fall Twilight Beef Tour a Success
  • October 5th Fall Weather Outlook
  • Leasing Your Land for Hunting: Legal Considerations
  • Farm and Dairy Editor receives the National Friend of Extension Award
  • 26th Annual Beef Banquet to be held on Saturday, November 14 in Lenox, Ohio.
  • Northeast Ohio “Snow Bird” Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification to be held on Tuesday, November 24 in Burton, Ohio
  • Ride with the Trumbull County Commissioners on October 10
  • Trumbull County’s Farm Foliage Tour Set for October 11th
  • Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association Meeting to be Held on October 17
  • Calling All Ohio 4-H Alumni & Friends
  • FSA Reminds Producers of Approaching NAP Deadlines for 2016 Crops
  • Plant of the Week – Osage-Orange (Maclura pomifera)
  • Vegetable of the Week- Spaghetti Squash (Cucurbita pepo)

September 29, 2015 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Fall Twilight Beef Tour to be held on October 1, 2015 in Trumbull County
  • Zaebst Family Awarded Soil & Water Conservation District’s Cooperator of the Year
  • Rennekamp to lead OSU Extension
  • USDA Extends Dairy Margin Protection Program Deadline
  • Shutdown Showdown: What Farmers Need to Know
  • Tar Spot: a New Corn Disease in the Midwest
  • Liming Considerations
  • Revising Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, Soybean, and Wheat
  • FSA Reminds Producers of Approaching NAP Deadlines for 2016 Crops
  • Purdue Adds to Agronomy's Online Courses for Professionals
  • 7 Handy Ag Apps
  • Proper Cow Culling is Important to Your Business
  • Ride with the Trumbull County Commissioners on October 10
  • Ashtabula County 4-H Fall Festival to be held on October 6, 2015
  • Vegetable of the Week – Pie Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo)

September 22, 2015 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Fall Twilight Beef Tour to be held on October 1, 2015 in Trumbull County
  • Best Beef Cuts for Grilling and Smoking
  • Farm Science Review 2015--Last Minute Reminders
  • Late September Weather
  • Farmers’ Almanac Makes Bold Projections, But Are They Valid?
  • Decisions, Decisions, Decisions— Focus on Variety Selection
  • Mahoning Lunch and Learn on Palmer Amaranth on September 25
  • Valent Ag Scholarship Contest Offers Winner(s) $3,000 for Telling Their "Why Agriculture" Story
  • Call Before You Dig
  • Wine Grape Flour Reduces Cholesterol in Lab Animal Study
  • Safe Combine Operation
  • “Ag Safety is Not Just a Slogan, It’s a Lifestyle”
  • Ashtabula County 4-H Fall Festival to be held on October 6, 2015
  • Ashtabula County Plat Directories Available
  • Research Specialist / Research Station Manager Sought by OARDC For Ashtabula Ag Research Station in Kingsville, Ohio
  • Vegetable of the Week – Potato (Solanum tuberosum)

September 15, 2015 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Fall Twilight Beef Tour to be held on October 1, 2015 in Trumbull County
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomic Crops Report- September 15
  • Weather Outlook for the Last Half of September
  • Wheat Management for Fall 2015
  • Combine Adjustments for 2015 Soybean Harvest
  • Preparation of Storage Facilities for Grain Harvest
  • Grazing Harvested Corn Residue, a Feed Alternative
  • Ashtabula County 4-H Fall Festival to be held on October 6, 2015
  • Ashtabula County Farm Bureau and Ashtabula County Soil & Water Conservation District Banquet to be held on September 21, 2015
  • Ashtabula County Plat Directories Available
  • OSU Searching for OSU Extension Educator for Trumbull County
  • Research Specialist / Research Station Manager Sought by OARDC For Ashtabula Ag Research Station in Kingsville, Ohio
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available at OSU Extension Offices and On-Line
  • Vegetable of the Week - Turnip (Brasicca rapa)

September 8, 2015 Issue:

  • NEWBio Webinar on September 9 Highlights Biomass Crop Assistance Program
  • Recap of 2015 Western Bean Cutworm Sampling
  • 2016 Dairy Margin Protection Program Decision Time-Clock Winding Down
  • Dairy Commodity and Milk Price Outlook
  • Your Input Is Vital: Dairy Farmers Needs Survey
  • Digital Weed ID Guide Available
  • OSU Searching for OSU Extension Educator for Trumbull County
  • 2015 Lake Erie Maple Expo Set for November 6-7 in Albion, PA.
  • Have You Fertilized Your Hay Fields Yet?
  • Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) Announced by USDA
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available at OSU Extension Offices and On-Line
  • Great Bulbs of Garlic Workshop to be held on September 10, 2015
  • Vegetable of the Week - Cabbage

September 1, 2015 Issue:

  • OSU Searching for OSU Extension Educator for Trumbull County
  • Technology Use in Agriculture Survey
  • Spotted Wing Drosophila Found in NE OHIO Vineyards
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomic Crops Report – August 27
  • Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) Announced by USDA
  • Enrollment for 2016 Dairy Margin Protection Program Ends September 30, 2015
  • Cover Crops After Corn Silage Harvest
  • What's Left in Your Pastures?
  • Bee Buffer Strip Initiative Seeks 100 Ohio Farmers
  • NE Ohio Grape Field Day Recap
  • Great Bulbs of Garlic Workshop to be held on September 10, 2015
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available at OSU Extension Offices and On-Line

August 25, 2015 Issue:

  • Recap on Cover Crops Workshop and Beef Cutting Demonstration
  • Does your Field have Western Bean Cutworm Larva?
  • From Wet Weather to Dry Weather
  • Symptoms of Early Maturity in Some Fields in Ohio
  • 2015 Grape Maturity at OSU Research Vineyard -- New addition to Buckeye Appellation Website
  • Greener Fields Together Announces Cultivating Change Grant Program For Local Farms
  • Great Bulbs of Garlic Workshop to be held on September 10, 2015
  • OSU Extension to host Northeast Ohio Grape Field Day on Thursday, August 27
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Farm Appreciation Picnic on Sunday, August 29
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available at OSU Extension Offices and On-Line
  • Properly Using & Calibrating Airblast and Boom Sprayers Workshop to be held in Chardon on August 28
  • Properly Using & Calibrating A Horse-Drawn Airblast and Boom Sprayers Workshop to be held in Burton on August 28

August 18, 2015 Issue:

  • NE Ohio Agronomic Crops Report- August 14, 2015
  • Don’t Press the Panic Button on Soybean Aphid Yet
  • Estimating Soybean Yield
  • Weather Outlook and El Nino Update
  • 2015 Ohio Wheat Performance Test Available Online
  • USDA Adds More Eligible Commodities for Farm Storage Facility Loans
  • Great Bulbs of Garlic Workshop to be held on September 10, 2015
  • 2015 Statewide Sheep Shearing School – September 18-19, 2015
  • Flies, Beetles and Cattle
  • Northeast Ohio Cover Crops Field Night Scheduled for Tuesday, August 18
  • OSU Extension to host Northeast Ohio Grape Field Day on Thursday, August 27
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Farm Appreciation Picnic on Sunday, August 29
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available at OSU Extension Offices and On-Line
  • Properly Using & Calibrating Airblast and Boom Sprayers Workshop to be held in Chardon on August 28
  • Properly Using & Calibrating A Horse-Drawn Airblast and Boom Sprayers Workshop to be held in Burton on August 28

August 11, 2015 Issue:

  • Meat Cutting Demonstration to be held on August 22 at Smokin T’s
  • Weather Outlook-August 10
  • Pricing Corn Silage Update (August 2015)
  • Estimating Corn Yields
  • Northeast Ohio Cover Crops Field Night Scheduled for Tuesday, August 18
  • OSU Extension to host Northeast Ohio Grape Field Day on Thursday, August 27
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Farm Appreciation Picnic on Sunday, August 29
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available at OSU Extension Offices and On-Line
  • Properly Using & Calibrating Airblast and Boom Sprayers Workshop to be held in Chardon on August 28
  • Properly Using & Calibrating A Horse-Drawn Airblast and Boom Sprayers Workshop to be held in Burton on August 28
  • Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association to Meet on Saturday, August 22, 2015

August 4, 2015 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Cover Crops Field Night Scheduled for Tuesday, August 18
  • July 29 Northeast Ohio Agronomic Crops Report
  • Late Season Diseases Showing Up in Unexpected Places in 2015
  • OSU Extension to host Northeast Ohio Grape Field Day on Thursday, August 27
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Farm Appreciation Picnic on Sunday, August 29
  • Ashtabula County Barn Quilts Dedicated at Fairgrounds
  • 2015 Fall Amur Sale
  • Properly Using & Calibrating Airblast and Boom Sprayers Workshop to be held in Chardon on August 28
  • Properly Using & Calibrating A Horse-Drawn Airblast and Boom Sprayers Workshop to be held in Burton on August 28
  • NCR-SARE Announces 2016 Call for Partnership Grant Proposals
  • Vegetable of the Week- Cucumbers (Cucumis sativus)

July 28, 2015 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Cover Crops Field Night Scheduled for August 18
  • OSU Extension to host Northeast Ohio Grape Field Day on Thursday, August 27
  • Stink Bugs in Soybeans
  • Solving Financial Challenges on the Family Farm
  • Legal Issues Related to Livestock Production Webinar
  • 3-Day Basics of Grazing School to be held in Wooster, Ohio
  • Cornfield’s “Cool” Block O Designed to Spur Conversations on Precision Ag Potential
  • Vegetable of the Week - Peppers (Capsicum spp.)

July 21, 2015 Issue:

  • Ohio Supreme Court Resolves Grain Bin Taxation Issue
  • Weather Update
  • Strongest El Niño in 50 Years Brewing?
  • Supplemental Forage Options for Late Summer to Early Autumn Planting
  • Late-Season Weed Issues – Are We Having Fun Yet?
  • Plasticulture Strawberry Field Day to be Held on August 4, 2015
  • Regional Dairy Meeting to be Held on August 6 in Wooster, Ohio
  • What's in your Balage? Inadequate Fermentation May Lead to Botulism
  • Evaluating and Leasing a Woods for Maple Syrup Production
  • Organic Seed Coating for Alfalfa Helps Prevent Some Soilborne Diseases
  • Vegetable of the Week – Swiss Chard (Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla)

July 14, 2015 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Crop Update
  • Weather Update-July 14, 2014
  • How Much N Has Been Lost This Year?
  • Minimizing the Damage
  • ODA Announces Farm Pesticide Collection in Canfield, Ohio
  • Entries for 169th Annual Ashtabula County Fair Being Taken
  • Invasive Insects Workshop Set for July 23 in Chardon, Ohio

July 7, 2015 Revised Issue:

  • When Is It Too Late to Fertilize Corn with Nitrogen?
  • Scabby Wheat Grain? Increasing your Fan Speed May Help
  • Cover Crops for Prevented Acres
  • Moisture Levels in Hay
  • Western Bean Cutworm Flight Has Begun
  • How Liquid Are Our Farmers?
  • Invasive Insects Workshop Set for July 23 in Chardon, Ohio
  • Vegetable of the Week- Tomato (Vaccinium spp.)
  • Ashtabula County 4-H Camp a Success

June 30 Issue:

  • Enrollment for the 2016 Dairy Margin Protection Program to Begin July 1, 2015
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomic Crops Report
  • Western Bean Cutworm Traps Set Out Across Ashtabula & Trumbull Counties
  • Prospects for “Muddied Corn”
  • NEW! Soybean and Small Grain Website (stepupsoy.osu.edu)
  • Late Harvest and Grain Quality Concerns
  • Giant Hogweed in Bloom Across Ashtabula County
  • A 4-R Program for Summer Grazing
  • Creep Feeding Beef Calves
  • Vegetable of the Week- Sweet Corn (Zea mays)

June 23, 2015 Issue:

  • Disease Management Following Flooding Rains—What to Look For
  • Wet Weather and Weed Management
  • Be Patient with Wet Hay Fields
  • Multiflora Rose Problems in Pastures? Control it Now!
  • Safe Repellents that Protect Fruit from Spotted Wing Drosophila Found
  • A New Blueberry for Home Growers
  • Vegetable of the Week – OKRA (Abelmoschus esculentus)
  • Baseball Field Management On-Line Course Offered
  • Small Unmanned Aerial Systems in Agriculture: Preparing for Legal Issues Webinar
  • Ashtabula County to host Cloverbud Fun Days  
  • Mamma Mia! Italy Dishes up World’s Longest Pizza

June 16, 2015 Issue:

  • Jackson Bogardus Selected as Winner of the 2015 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarship
  • Northeast Ohio Crop Update
  • Concerns for N Loss in Corn from Recent Storms
  • Wet Weather: Flooding, Poor Nodulation, and Disease Concerns
  • Ohio Slips to Eighth in the Nation in Maple Syrup Production
  • In What Growth Stage is this Corn Seedling?
  • USDA Opens Enrollment Period for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Safety-Net Programs
  • Safety Tips For June
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Proposed for Novice Farmers
  • Monsanto, Angling For Global Pesticide Dominance, Woos Syngenta
  • Small Unmanned Aerial Systems in Agriculture: Preparing for Legal Issues Webinar

June 9, 2015 Issue:

  • Master Gardener Recognition Banquet Held on Thursday, June 4, 2015
  • Forage Harvest Guidelines
  • First Baby Born in June Honored
  • Purple Corn Appearing in Some Fields
  • June Weather Update
  • What’s the Right N Rate for Corn in Ohio?
  • Ohio Department of Agriculture Announces 2015 Local Agricultural Easements Approved for Purchase
  • Vegetable of the Week - Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas)

June 2, 2015 Issue:

  • Ohio Taking Proactive Effort to Remain Free of Deadly Avian Flu as other States Struggle with Effects of Virus
  • 4-H Fair Bird Exhibits Cancelled in Ohio to Protect Industry from Avian Flu
  • Ponding Effects on Corn
  • Jennie Pugliese Summer ACRES Intern for Ashtabula, Geauga & Trumbull Counties
  • Tori Kanicki Summer 4-H Intern for Ashtabula County
  • Northeast Ohio Crop Update- May 27, 2015
  • Damping-off is Not Always Caused by Water Molds and Fungi; Insects Can Play a Role Too
  • Where is Ashtabula County’s Best Burger?
  • The Search Is On for A2 Cows
  • Fruit of the Week- Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa).
  • Storing Hay With a Plan
  • USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Help Socially-Disadvantaged Producers

May 26, 2015 Issue:

  • 14 Ashtabula County Scholarship Recipients Selected
  • ODA Honors Top Wines in Ohio
  • Coyotes, Dens & Pups
  • Say Hey to this Hay Pricing App
  • 4-H Camp Counselor Chili Cook-off & Family Fun Night
  • Vegetable of the Week - Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum)
  • Do Farmers Have the Need for Retail Therapy?
  • GMO Debate Heats up in Sacramento

May 19, 2015 Issue:

  • Kip Cullers to Speak in Ashtabula on May 26, 2015
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomics Crop Report
  • Protect Your Back as Spring Planting Continues
  • USDA develops first government label for GMO-free products
  • Hay Quality Is Improved by Understanding How it Dries
  • Proper Hay Storage Techniques Can Increase Value, Decrease Quality Losses
  • Tips on Selling and Purchasing Hay
  • Fruit of the Week- Blueberry (Vaccinium spp.). 
  • Seven Things to Know About Growing an Ohio Buckeye Tree
  • 4-H Camp Counselor Chili Cook-off & Family Fun Night
  • Taking Your Vegetable Garden to the Next Level Class to be held on May 21 in Cortland

May 12, 2015 Issue:

  • 2015 Ashtabula County Ag Day a Success
  • Ohio Cash Rent Averages for 2014
  • Weather Update 5/12/2015
  • U.S. Gives Farmers Approval to Spray Crops from Drones
  • USDA Releases Value-Added Producer Grant Funding Details
  • Talkin’ ‘bout that (Millennial) Generation
  • 4-H Camp Counselor Chili Cook-off & Family Fun Night
  • Taking Your Vegetable Garden to the Next Level Class to be held on May 21 in Cortland

May 5 ,2015 Issue:

  • Taking Your Vegetable Garden to the Next LevelClass to be held on May 21 in Cortland
  • Aloterra Announces Foodservice Ware Line Made from Miscanthus
  • Does Cow Flatulence Cause Climate Change?
  • Certify Conservation Compliance by June 1 Deadline
  • 10 Tips to Get the Most out of Your Sprayer
  • Some Students Missing Out on Milk's Nutrients in School
  • Spring Grazing Management
  • Commercial Grape Growers: Sign up for Ohio Sensitive Crop Registry

April 28, 2015 Issue:

  • Retirement Reception for Greg Johns to be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2015
  • Tri-County Grape Growers Annual Steak Dinner to be Held on May 7, 2015
  • Lower Crop Prices & Changes to Formula Point to Lower CAUV Values in the Future
  • Nitrogen Value of Spring Applied Manure
  • Vegetable of the Week - Onion (Allium cepa)
  • Ashtabula County Ag Scholarship Applications Due May 1, 2015
  • Ashtabula County Beef Scholarship Due May 1, 2015
  • 2015 Upcoming Extension Program Dates

April 21, 2105 Issue:

  • 18TH Annual Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer Show a Success
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomic Crop Report- Repairing Harvest Ruts this Spring
  • Upcoming Weather Forecast
  • Maple Syrup Could Cut Use of Antibiotics
  • Ashtabula County Ag Scholarship Applications Due May 1, 2015
  • Ashtabula County Beef Scholarship Due May 1, 2015
  • Ohio State Webinar Focuses on Ag Zoning, Building Codes & Regulation Issues
  • Participants Needed for Nutrient Survey
  • Spotted Wing Drosophila Monitoring and Management Webinar
  • Ohio Wildlife Council Approves 2015-2016 Hunting Regulations
  • Vegetable Spot Light:  Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis)
  • Good Agricultural Practices Training to be held on May 6 in Ashtabula & Geauga Counties
  • 2015 Upcoming Extension Program Dates

April 14, 2015 Issue:

  • Joe Bodnar Memorial Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show to be held on this Saturday, April 18
  • ODA launches 2015 Ag is Cool! Contest
  • Bioproducts & Biofuels Workshop to be held on Tuesday, April 21 in Ashtabula County
  • Wheat Management by Growth Stage
  • Hops Production Tours on Tap at OSU
  • Utilize the K.I.S.S. Method for Beef Cattle Calving & Breeding Season 
  • Improving Tractor Ride Comfort
  • 7 Agronomic Crop Research Experience (ACRE) Summer Interns Sought for Ohio
  • Good Agricultural Practices Training to be held on May 6 in Ashtabula & Geauga Counties
  • 2015 Upcoming Extension Program Dates

April 7, 2015 Issue:

  • Senate Bill 1 Passed and Signed by Governor
  • A Wet Start to April is Expected
  • ‘All Corn Is the Same,’ and Other Foolishness about America’s King of Crops
  • Purdue Expert Lists Guidelines for Buying Used Farm Machinery
  • The Science of Producing High Quality Meat Cuts” Workshop to be held tomorrow Wednesday, April 8, 2015
  • Bioproducts & Biofuels Workshop to be held on Tuesday, April 21 in Ashtabula County
  • Earthkind Rose Class to be held on April 16 in Cortland, Ohio
  • Ashtabula County Extension Office looking for Summer College Student Assistant
  • 7 Agronomic Crop Research Experience (ACRE) Summer Interns Sought for Ohio
  • Good Agricultural Practices Training to be held on May 6 in Ashtabula & Geauga Counties
  • 2015 Upcoming Extension Program Dates

March 31, 2015 Issue:

  • USDA Extends ARC and PLC Deadlines
  • USDA Implements 2014 Farm Bill Provision to Limit Payments to Non-Farmers
  • The Science of Producing High Quality Meat Cuts” Workshop to be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2015
  • Beef Lovers: How Safe are your Burgers?
  • Bioproducts & Biofuels Workshop to be held on Tuesday, April 21 in Ashtabula County
  • Ashtabula County Extension Office looking for Summer College Student Assistant
  • 7 Agronomic Crop Research Experience (ACRE) Summer Interns Sought for Ohio
  • 'Death Tax' Repeal Bill Introduced in Senate; House Ways and Means Committee Approves Estate Tax Repeal Bill
  • Fertilizer Certification Session to be held on April 7 in Geauga County
  • Good Agricultural Practices Training to be held on May 6 in Ashtabula & Geauga Counties
  • 2015 Upcoming Extension Program Dates

March 24, 2015 Issue:

  • The Science of Producing High Quality Meat Cuts” Workshop to be held on April 8
  • 65th Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet Successful
  • Ashtabula County Extension Office looking for Summer College Student Assistant
  • 7 Agronomic Crop Research Experience (ACRE) Summer Interns Sought for Ohio
  • Deadline Nears for ARC/PLC Decision for Farm Bill
  • Fertilizer Certification Session to be held on April 7 in Geauga County
  • Women in the Outdoors Program to be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015
  • Product Safety & GAPS Training to be held on April 16 in Canfield, Ohio
  • Ohio Farm Benchmarking Project
  • Introduction to Forestry Class to be offered on April 18, 2015
  • 2015 Winter Extension Program Dates

March 17, 2015 Issue:

  • Comparing Ohio’s Proposed Algae Control Legislation
  • Frost Seeding to Improve Pasture and Hayfield Quality
  • State Veterinarian Recommends Precautionary Measures Following Avian Influenza Detection in Mississippi Migratory Bird Flyway
  • OSU Extension Agronomic Webinars Available for Viewing
  • Ashtabula County Extension office looking for Summer College Student Assistant
  • Ashtabula County 4-H Joins Forces With the Schwan’s Cares™ Fundraising Program
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardeners’ Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • Growing Vegetable Crops in Pots class to be offered on April 4 by Ashtabula County Master Gardeners
  • Barn Enthusiasts Plan April Conference in Hancock County
  • 2015 Winter Extension Program Dates

March 10, 2015 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Extension office looking for Summer College Intern
  • Ohio House Prepared to Vote on Nutrient Management Legislation
  • Buy your Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet Tickets by March 12
  • Maple Madness® Driving Trail Has Stops in Ashtabula & Trumbull Counties
  • If You're Not Testing Then You're Guessing 
  • Drones a Possibility for Heat Detection, and More
  • Ashtabula County 4-H Joins Forces With the Schwan’s Cares™ Fundraising Program
  • Buy your Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet Tickets by March 12
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardeners’ Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • Growing Vegetable Crops in Pots class to be offered on April 4 by Ashtabula County Master Gardeners
  • 2015 Winter Extension Program Dates

March 3, 2015 Issue:

  • USDA Extends Deadline to Update Base Acres or Yield History for ARC/PLC Programs until March 31, 2015
  • Buy your Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet Tickets by March 12
  • Forage Focus: What Should I Reseed in My Hay and Pasture Fields?
  • Weather Relief Won't Arrive Until May
  • Many Conservation Options Now Available for Ohio Farmers
  • Small Farm Conference and Trade Show – March 28 in Wooster
  • HOPS Tour in Wooster on Friday, March 6
  • Ohio State Guide to Weed Identification Available for Growers
  • 2015 4-H Carnival to be held March 10th
  • Ashtabula County @Work Photography Contest
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardeners’ Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • 2015 Winter Extension Program Dates

February 24,2015 Issue:

  • 2015 4-H Carnival to be held March 10th
  • Ashtabula County Agricultural Scholarship Applications Being Taken
  • Ashtabula County @Work Photography Contest
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardeners’ Spring Gardening Program at Local Libraries in March
  • When to Intervene in Delivery of the Calf 
  • 2015 Warner Grants Applications are now Being Accepted
  • New Research Finds Some U.S. Soybean Yield Losses Caused by Weather Variations
  • Consider Donating to the Ashtabula County Ag Scholarship Fund
  • OSU Extension Conducting 2015 Ohio Vineyard Custom Rate Survey
  • Winter Grape School to be held on March 10 at Geneva Lodge & Conference Center
  • 2015 Winter Extension Program Dates

February 10, 2015 Issue:

  • Do Certified Crop Consultants Need to Attend Fertilizer Certification?
  • U.S.D.A. Offices Holding Informational Meeting on Tuesday, February 24, 2015
  •  Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association to Meet on February 21, 2015
  • OSU Extension Conducting 2015 Ohio Vineyard Custom Rate Survey
  • Winter Grape School to be held on March 10 at Geneva Lodge & Conference Center
  • Trumbull County Seeking ANR Educator
  • Take Time to Analyze Your Farm as a Business
  • Comparing Indicated State 2014 ARCâ€ÂCO and PLC Payments by Crop: January 2014
  • The Case for Considering the Diversification of Crop Program Choice for a Crop
  • 2015 Winter Extension Program Dates

February 3, 2015 Issue:

  • USDA makes Whole-Farm Revenue Insurance Available
  • Dairy Industry Fights Back with #MilkTruth
  • Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council Conference
  • Agronomic Crops Extension Publications Help Producers Make Decisions in 2015
  • OSU Extension Conducting 2015 Ohio Vineyard Custom Rate Survey
  • Pruning Backyard Fruit Trees class to be offered on February 14 by Ashtabula County Master Gardeners
  • Winter Grape School to be held on March 10 at Geneva Lodge & Conference Center
  • Trumbull County Seeking ANR Educator
  • 2015 Winter Extension Program Dates

January 27,2015 Issue:

  • OSU Extension Conducting 2015 Ohio Vineyard Custom Rate Survey
  • Pruning Backyard Fruit Trees class to be offered on February 14 by Ashtabula County Master Gardeners
  • Stock your Pond this Spring- Ashtabula Soil & Water Conducting Annual Fish Sale
  • Nationwide Survey of Vegetable & Fruit Growers Being Conducted
  • New Legislative Session Begins with Changes to Ohio's Agriculture Committees
  • Concert to Benefit G.O. Ministries & Farm for Christ to be Held January 31
  • Winter Grape School to be held on March 10 at Geneva Lodge & Conference Center
  • Corn, Soybean and Wheat Connection Webinar Programs
  • Trumbull County Seeking ANR Educator
  • Ashtabula County Beef Scholarship Applications Available
  • Agricultural Fertilizer Certification Session to be held on February 23, 2015 in Williamsfield, Ohio
  • Applications Being Taken For Ashtabula County Dairy Princess
  • 2015 Winter Extension Program Dates

January 20, 2015 Issue:

  • Winter Grape School to be held on March 10 at Geneva Lodge & Conference Center
  • Maple 101 to be Held February 28th in The Geauga Park District
  • Ohio Soybean Contest Winners Announced
  • Weather Outlook: Close to Normal
  • Corn, Soybean and Wheat Connection Webinar Programs
  • Ashtabula Soil & Water Conservation District to Hold Annual Tree Sale
  • Early CRP Opt-Out Ends January 30, 2015
  • Trumbull County Seeking ANR Educator
  • Ashtabula County Beef Scholarship Applications Available
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School to be held on February 2, 2015
  • Agricultural Fertilizer Certification Session to be held on February 23, 2015 in Williamsfield, Ohio
  • Applications Being Taken For Ashtabula County Dairy Princess
  • 2015 Winter Extension Program Dates

January 13, 2015 Issue:

  • Trumbull County Seeking ANR Educator
  • Ohio Agriculture Department Recognizes 104 Century Farms in 2014—Two from Northeast Ohio
  • Buckeyes Toxic to Ducks
  • Questions & Answers about Ohio’s New Fertilizer Certification Program
  • Ashtabula County Beef Scholarship Applications Available
  • Pondering 2015 Cattle Markets 
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School to be held on February 2, 2015
  • Agricultural Fertilizer Certification Session to be held on February 23, 2015 in Williamsfield, Ohio
  • Farm Bill Programs to be held across Northeast Ohio
  • Applications Being Taken For Ashtabula County Dairy Princess
  • 2015 Winter Extension Program Dates

January 6, 2015 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School to be held on February 2, 2015
  • Agricultural Fertilizer Certification Session to be held on February 23, 2015 in Williamsfield, Ohio
  • Farm Bill Programs to be held across Northeast Ohio
  • Private & Commercial Pesticide Applicator Testing to be held by Ohio Department of Agriculture During Winter of 2015
  • Preparation Class for Private Pesticide Applicator License Test to be held on February 10 in Burton, Ohio
  • Applications Being Taken For Ashtabula County Dairy Princess
  • Ashtabula Local Food Policy Council
  • 2015 Ohio Grape and Wine Conference Update
  • 2015 Winter Extension Program Dates

December 30, 2014 Issue:

  • A Look Back at 2014
  • 2015 Ag Day Sponsors Sought
  • Ohio Producer Direct Marketing Survey   
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomy School to be held on February 2, 2015
  • Beef Pricing Worksheet for Producers Considering Direct Marketing 
  • Weed Management Resources
  • Learn Grain Marketing On-line this Winter
  • Ohio Hops Conference in Wooster on February 5-6, 2015
  • Farm Bill Programs to be held across Northeast Ohio
  • Private & Commercial Pesticide Applicator Testing to be held by Ohio Department of Agriculture During Winter of 2015
  • Preparation Class for Private Pesticide Applicator License Test to be held on February 10 in Burton, Ohio
  • 2015 Winter Extension Program Dates

December 23, 2014 Issue:

  • NAP Buy-Up Coverage Available – Provides Greater Protection for Fruit, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Growers
  • Natural Resources Program Sign-up Now Available for Ohio Farmers and Forest Land Owners
  • Farm Bill Programs to be held across Northeast Ohio
  • Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification Sessions to be held across Northeast Ohio in 2015
  • Preparation Class for Private Pesticide Applicator License Test to be held on February 10 in Burton, Ohio
  • Private & Commercial Pesticide Applicator Testing to be held by Ohio Department of Agriculture During Winter of 2015
  • 2015 Ohio Grape & Wine Conference to be held on February 16-17, 2015 in Dublin, Ohio
  • A Time for Reflection for the Beef Industry
  • Forage and Feed Sampling
  • 10 Reasons Santa is a Farmer
  • 2015 Winter Extension Program Dates

December 17, 2014 Issue:

  • Senate Passes Tax Extender Bill---It is on to the President!
  • IRS Announces 2015 Standard Mileage Rates
  • Dairy Margin Protection Program Sign-up Extended to December 19
  • Farm Bill Programs to be held across Northeast Ohio
  • Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification Sessions to be held across Northeast Ohio in 2015
  • OSU Dairy Economist: Milk Prices, Global Export Demand and New Margin Protection Program Will Be Topics to Watch in 2015

December 9, 2014 Issue:

  • Congress Considering 12th Hour Increase to Section 179 Expensing
  • Dairy Margin Protection Program Sign-up Extended to December 19
  • Farm Bill Programs to be Held
  • 2014 Performance Trial Data Available
  • Ohio Maple Days on Tap January 22-24, 2015
  • Prime Bovine’s Breakfast with Santa on December 13
  • Beware of the Scroogium Bahumbugnis

December 2, 2014 Issue:

  • Farm Bill Programs to be Held
  • Prime Bovine’s Breakfast with Santa on December 13
  • Poinsettia Care
  • Winter Weather Outlook
  • 2014 Ohio Soybean Performance Trials Available
  • New Live Smart Website Available from OSU Extension
  • Agriculture Outlook Meeting to be held on Monday, December 8 in Canfield, Ohio
  • Big data and UAVs on the farm? Webinar will address legal issues
  • Stored Forage Production School on Wednesday Afternoons in January, 2015
  • Ag Issues Tax Webinar to be held on December 15
  • Last minute thoughts about the MPP-Dairy for producers in 2015

November 25, 2014 Issue:

  • How Much Will Your Thanksgiving Meal Cost?
  • Year-End Tax Planning Considerations
  • House Bill 490 makes way to Ohio Senate
  • Ohio Department of Agriculture Announces 2015 funding for Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Programs
  • Stored Forage Production School on Wednesday Afternoons in January, 2015
  • Ag Issues Tax Webinar to be held on December 15
  • Six IRS Tips for Year-End Gifts to Charity

November 18, 2014 Issue:

  • Trumbull County CAUV Meeting Successful
  • OFB Proposes Improvements to CAUV Tax Rules
  • NAP Sign-up Deadline is November 20, 2014
  • Stored Forage Production School on Wednesday Afternoons in January, 2015
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener Volunteers Sought
  • Manure Regulation in Ohio
  • U.S. Farm Input Price Dynamics, 1981-2013

November 11, 2014 Issue:

  • 25th Annual Cattlemen’s Banquet a Success
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener Recognition Banquet Held
  • NAP Sign-up Deadline is November 20, 2014
  • New OSU Extension Agricultural & Resource Law Web Site
  • Preventing Combine Fires
  • Stored Forage Production School on Wednesday Afternoons in January, 2015
  • Northeast Ohio “Snow Bird” Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification to be held on Tuesday, November 25 in  Burton, Ohio.
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener Volunteers Sought

November 4, 2014 Issue:

  • Inflation Adjustments for 2015 Announced by IRS
  • What is a Fair Rental Price for Farm Buildings?
  • U.S. Dairy Markets and Policy Update
  • Quick Status on the Margin Protection Program (MPP)
  • USDA Extends Dairy Margin Protection Program Deadlines
  • Winterize Your Farm Equipment in 5 Steps
  • Northeast Ohio “Snow Bird” Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification to be held on Tuesday, November 25 in Burton, Ohio.
  • Improving Your Woodland Workshop to be held on Saturday, November 15 in Kirtland, Ohio
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener Volunteers Sought

October 28, 2014 Issue:

  • Regional Grape & Wine Meetings to be held across Ohio
  • Dairy Situation and Outlook
  • 2014 Farm Bill's APH Yield Exclusion to be Implemented for 2015 Spring Crops
  • Ashtabula County Plat Books Available
  • 25th Annual Beef Banquet to be held on Saturday, November 8 in Lenox, Ohio.
  • Northeast Ohio “Snow Bird” Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification to be held on Tuesday, November 25 in  Burton, Ohio.
  • Improving Your Woodland Workshop to be held on Saturday, November 15 in Kirtland, Ohio
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener Volunteers Sought

October 21, 2014 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Plat Books Available
  • 25th Annual Beef Banquet to be held on Saturday, November 8 in Lenox, Ohio.
  • Dairy Farm Bill Programs to be held across Northeast Ohio
  • Northeast Ohio “Snow Bird” Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification to be held on Tuesday, November 25 in  Burton, Ohio.
  • EPA Finds No Benefit with Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments
  • Potential for Corn Ear Rot and Mycotoxin Problems in Ohio
  • Tree-stand Safety
  • Improving Your Woodland Workshop to be held on Saturday, November 15 in Kirtland, Ohio
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener Volunteers Sought

October 14, 2014 Issue:

  • 25th Annual Beef Banquet to be held on Saturday, November 8 in Lenox, Ohio.
  • Northeast Ohio Twilight Beef Tour a Success!
  • Are Changes Coming to Manure Application in Ohio?
  • Ohio Weather Outlook
  • Ohio State Experts Offer Tips on Best Management Practices to Keep Phosphorus on the Field, Improve Water Quality
  • Study Shows Tile Drains a Major Path for Phosphorus Loss
  • Lake Erie Maple Expo Deadline Rapidly Approaching
  • USDA Deregulates Dow’s 2,4–D Resistant Genetics
  • Dairy Farm Bill Programs to be held across Northeast Ohio
  • Northeast Ohio “Snow Bird” Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification to be held on Tuesday, November 25 in  Burton, Ohio.
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener Volunteers Sought

October 7, 2014 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Twilight Beef Tour to be held at R.J. Nye Family Farms in Hartsgrove, Ohio on Oct. 9
  • Dairy Farm Bill Programs to be held across Northeast Ohio
  • Roundheaded Borers/Longhorned Beetles Being Found in Firewood
  • Ohio Weather Outlook for October
  • Soybean Aphid Prediction for 2015
  • Northeast Ohio “Snow Bird” Private Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Session & Commercial Fertilizer Application Certification to be held on Tuesday, November 25 in  Burton, Ohio.
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener Volunteers Sought

September 30, 2014 Issue:

  • Northeast Ohio Twilight Beef Tour to be held at R.J. Nye Family Farms in Hartsgrove, Ohio on Oct. 9
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis Confirmed in Northeast Ohio Horses
  • Rock Creek Maple Festival & Grand Opening of Rock Creek Sugarworks on October 4, 2014
  • Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs on the Move into Homes and Buildings
  • FDA Releases Updated FSMA Food Safety Proposals
  • Representative Patterson to Host Lyme Disease Symposium
  • Northeast Ohio Vegetable School to be Held on Wednesday, November 19 in Canfield, Ohio
  • Ohio Farmers Help Schools Enhance Math and Science Programs
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener Volunteers Sought

September 23, 2014 Issue:

  • Agricultural Producers in Designated Counties in Northeastern and Southern Ohio Are Eligible for Assistance Including Emergency Loans through the USDA’s Farm Service Agency
  • Pricing Standing Corn for Silage Harvest – 2014
  • Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association Meeting on October 18, 2014
  • Beekeeping 101 Clinic  to held by Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association
  • Sales Closing Date for Fall Crops in Ohio  
  • Organic and Conventional Dairies Show Few Differences in Cow Health and Milk
  • 2012 Ag Census Up Close: Smart Farm Policies Essential To Young Farmers
  • Northeast Ohio Small Farm College to be held this Fall 
  • Northeast Ohio Twilight Beef Tour to be held at R.J. Nye Family Farms in Hartsgrove, Ohio on Oct. 9
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener Volunteers Sought

 September 16, 2014 Issue:

  • Frequently Asked Questions About Ohio’s New Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification
  • Online Tool Helps Dairymen with Farm Bill Options
  • Farm Futures Study Releases Best Places to Farm in United States
  • Fall Weather Forecast
  • Local Woman Showcased at Farm Science Review 
  • CAUV Task Force Meeting to be held on September 22 in Jefferson
  • Northeast Ohio Small Farm College to be held this Fall 
  • Northeast Ohio Twilight Beef Tour to be held at R.J. Nye Family Farms in Hartsgrove, Ohio on Oct. 9
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener Volunteers Sought

September 9, 2014 Issue:

  • Last Week to Purchase Farm Science Review (FSR) Tickets
  • CAUV Task Force Meeting to be held on September 22 in Jefferson
  • Northeast Ohio Small Farm College to be held this Fall 
  • Northeast Ohio Twilight Beef Tour to be held at R.J. Nye Family Farms in Hartsgrove, Ohio on Oct. 9
  • Ashtabula County Master Gardener Volunteers Sought
  • September 8th - Northeast Ohio Agronomic Crop Report (Frost..Stay Away from NE Ohio)
  • Assessing the Risk of Frost Injury to Late Maturing Corn
  • Leasing Your Land for Hunting: Legal Considerations
  • Staying Safe on the Road During the Fall Harvest
  • 2014 Ashtabula SWCD Fall Amur Sale is Now in Progress
  • Trumbull County Searching for Full-Time OSU Extension Educator for Agriculture & Natural Resources

September 2, 2014 Issue:

  • “CAUV Rates Are Increasing” Meeting Attended by over 400 Landowners
  • Western Bean Cutworm Research Comes to Close for 2014
  • 2014 Ohio Wheat Performance Tests Available
  • Researchers are Close to Creating an Allergy-free Peanut
  • Corn Growth Stages
  • Forecast: Farm Net Income to Slip 14% in 2014
  • Berry Sampling to Determine Maturity
  • U.S. Dairy Markets and Policy Update 
  • The Dairy Margin Protection Program: Information and Opportunities
  • 2014 Ashtabula SWCD Fall Amur Sale is Now in Progress
  • Trumbull County Searching for Full-Time OSU Extension Educator for Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • “What Do I Need to Know to Raise Brambles?” Workshop to be Held on September 11

 August 26, 2014 Issue:

  • 2014 Ashtabula SWCD Fall Amur Sale is Now in Progress
  • Ohio First Lady & Ohio Department of Agriculture Accepting Nominations for 2014 Ohio Agriculture Women of the Year Awards
  • 2013 Statewide Sheep Shearing School – September 26-27, 2014
  • Preplan for a Quality Soil Test Result
  • The Dairy Margin Protection Program: Information and Opportunities
  • FairRent for the Web Now Available
  • Corn Silage Harvest Timing
  • Trumbull County Searching for Full-Time OSU Extension Educator for Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • CAUV Rates Are Increasing Meeting to be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Ashtabula County Fairgrounds.
  • “What Do I Need to Know to Raise Brambles?” Workshop to be Held on September 11

 August 19, 2014 Issue:

  • Trumbull County Searching for Full-Time OSU Extension Educator for Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Pymatuning Valley FFA Has 2 American Degree Recipients
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • New Corn, Soybean, Wheat & Alfalfa Field Guide (Bulletin 827) Available
  • CAUV Rates Are Increasing Meeting to be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Ashtabula County Fairgrounds.
  • “What Do I Need to Know to Raise Brambles?” Workshop to be Held on September 11
  • White Mold or Sclerotinia Stem Rot is Here
  • Machinery Maintenance - Thinking Ahead for Silage Safety

 August 12, 2014 Issue:

  • U. S. Postal Service Issues Farmers Markets Stamps
  • Watch for Stink Bugs in Soybeans
  • Perennial Forage Establishment in August
  • New Version of OSU Tri-State Recommendation Spreadsheet Available
  • How Does Section 179 Work?
  • Sale of 4-H or FFA Projects has Tax Implications
  • CAUV Rates Are Increasing Meeting to be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Ashtabula County Fairgrounds.

 August 5, 2014 Issue:

  • August Weather Forecast
  • Farm Pesticide Collection Dates Announced for Ohio
  • When will the Western Bean Cutworm Flight be over?
  • Corn Ear Rots: How to Tell Them Apart and Know the Risk
  • 2014 Ohio Wheat Performance Results Available
  • Significant Increases in Dairy Replacement Prices Across Country
  • How are you Treating your Employees?
  • Reminder: OSU Extension to Hold Soybean Disease & Insect Field Night on Monday, August 11
  • CAUV Rates Are Increasing Meeting to be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Ashtabula County Fairgrounds.

 July 29 Issue:

  • OSU Extension to Hold Soybean Disease & Insect Field Night on Monday, August 11
  • Northeast Ohio Twilight Grape Tour to be held on Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  • CAUV Rates Are Increasing Meeting to be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Ashtabula County Fairgrounds.
  • Corn Yield Prediction
  • Yield Forecasts for Corn
  • Free On-Farm Solar Energy Program to be held in Medina County on September 4
  • HOPS Field Night to be held in Cleveland, Ohio on August 12, 2014

 July 21, 2014 Issue:

  • OSU Extension to Hold Soybean Disease & Insect Field Night on Monday, August 11
  • Northeast Ohio Twilight Grape Tour to be held on Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  • Trumbull County Extension office offering a School to Farm Road Trip on Wednesday, July 30, 2014
  • 2014 Ohio Forage Enterprise Budgets
  • Scout for Western Bean Cutworm Eggs
  • Some Additional Notes on Frogeye Leaf Spot
  • Northwest Ohio Precision Agriculture Day to be held on August 5
  • Make Your Ashtabula County Fair Entries

July 15, 2014 Issue:

  • Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association to Meet on July 19, 2014
  • Make Your Ashtabula County Fair Entries
  • Weather Update
  • 2014 Ohio Beef Enterprise Budgets
  • Foliar Fungicide Application in Field Corn - A 2014 Update
  • Wet Hay May Cause a Barn Fire
  • Gene Discovery Could Lead to Better Soybean Varieties for Northern U.S.
  • Be on the Lookout for Barn Owls
  • Ohio’s Small Business Income Deduction Increases

July 8, 2014 Issue:

  • “Late" Applications of Nitrogen to Corn
  • Mid-Season Soybean Diseases – What can we Predict?
  • Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw
  • One Perspective on High Yield for 2014 U.S. Corn and Soybeans
  • “Controlling Invasive Species in Your Woodland” Program a Success
  • Ashtabula County’s 4-H Camp a Success
  • Man loses cellphone in grain pit; you'll never guess where it turned up

June 30, 2014 Issue:

  • School to Farm Bus Trip to be Held on July 30 in Trumbull County
  • Reports of Giant Hogweed Sightings in Ashtabula County
  • 2012 Census of Agriculture Data Released
  • Barn Quilts Popping up around Ashtabula County
  • Tune-Up Your Farm Market Booth to Boost Sales Webinar
  • U.S. Dairy Markets & Policy Update
  • New Federal Website Aids Beginning Farmers
  • Renewal Period Open July 11 for Producers with Expiring Conservation Stewardship Contracts
  • Ohio Sheep Day Schedule for July 12, 2104 in Cumberland, Ohio

 June 24, 2014 Issue:

  • Guide to Assess Freeze Damage of Grapevines in Early Summer
  • Western Bean Cutworm Traps Set out Across Ashtabula County
  • Should You Expect Soybean Aphids This Year?
  • Wet Pattern Forecast in June Continues as Expected
  • Purdue specialist Offers Insights on Farm Machinery Investments
  • Farmers, Retailers Embracing Changes for a Cleaner Lake Erie
  • Hops Production Field Night
  • 2014 Farm Bill:  Overlap between PLC and Crop Insurance

June 16, 2014 Issue:

  • USDA Announces Programs to Conserve Sensitive Land and Help Beginning Farmers
  • Be on the Look-out for Cereal Leaf Beetle in Oats
  • Ohio Produce Growers & Marketers Association will host Summer Tour & Field Day on June 25 in Northeast Ohio
  • Ohio ranks 6th in Maple Syrup Production
  • Angst over Anthracnose Disease on Trees
  • Controlling Invasive Species in Your Woodland Workshop to be held Saturday, June 28, 2014
  • 2014 Ohio Farm Custom Rates Released

 June 9, 2014 Issue:

  • Prevented Planting- Final Planting Date for Soybeans Approaching
  • Predicting Leaf Development in Corn Using Accumulated Heat Units by Peter Thomison
  • 2014 Farm Bill:  Making the Case for Looking at ARC-Individual Farm
  • USDA Grants $6 Million for Farm Bill Program Decision Tools
  • The $2 Beef Check-off Collection is now in Affect
  • Extension’s 2014 Organic Crop and Poultry Field Day
  • Help for Ohio’s Honeybees
  • Sensory Evaluation of Grape Varieties New to Ohio and Impact of Best Viticulture Practices Workshop
  • Controlling Invasive Species in Your Woodland Workshop to be held Saturday, June 28, 2014
  • Machinery Maintenance - Hay Equipment Safety Communication And Preventative Maintenance 
  • Injury Prevention – Tips for Spraying Pesticides Safely

 June 2, 2014 Issue:

  • What Can You Do When a Dog is Threatening Your Livestock?
  • Revised Ohio Christmas Tree Producers Manual Available
  • Ashtabula County Scholarship Winners Announced
  • Controlling Invasive Species in Your Woodland Workshop to be held Saturday, June 28, 2014
  • Livestock Building Rental Agreements
  • Ashtabula County 4-H Camp
  • 4-H Cloverbud Camp

May 19, 2014 Issue:

  • Wet Weather Will Increase Prevented Planting in Northeast Ohio
  • Principles of Preparedness for Agro-terrorism and Food System Disaster Workshop
  • Northeast Ohio Agronomic Crop Report
  • Holly Nye Selected as Winner of the 2014 Ashtabula County Beef Scholarship
  • Congratulations to Gary Marcy on his Retirement from Western Reserve Farm Cooperative
  • Ashtabula County Ag Day A Success
  • Vermont passes first state bill requiring labeling of foods containing GMOs
  • Legally-Valid Labels Available on the Web
  • Pesticide Label Resources for Ohio Registrations
  • Preventing Falls From Equipment During Spring Planting Season
  • USDA Farm Service Agency Announces Tree Assistance Program (TAP) Sign-up

May 5, 2014 Issue:

  • USDA Farm Service Agency Announces Tree Assistance Program (TAP) Sign-up
  • No-Till Drill Rental Program
  • OSU Extension expert seeks soybean growers for soil nutrient project
  • Corn Growth & Development and Corn Diseases Publications Available at Ashtabula County Extension Office
  • New White-Tailed Deer Hunting Regulations
  • 17th Annual Northern Classic Steer & Heifer Show a Success
  • GAP-Good Agricultural Practices workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 28

January 2014

  • Getting Your Farm & Family Affairs in Order
  • Quicken Workshop
  • Farmland Lease Worshop
  • Farmers Tax Guides Available
  • NE Ohio Ag Blog
  • Pesticide Re-certification Sessions
  • Grain Marketing Course
  • Agronomy Webinars
  • NE Ohio Agronomy School
  • 2014 Crop Budgets
  • Crop Performance Trial Results
  • Ohio Grape & Wine Conference
  • 2014 NE Ohio Grape School
  • Farm Safety Programs
  • Tractor Certification Programs
  • Forage Production Schools
  • Hay Production School
  • Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet
  • Dairy Princess Applications
  • Beef Banquet a Success
  • Winter Beef Clinic
  • Animal Disease Traceability Workshop
  • Northern Classic Steer Show
  • Maple 101
  • Winter Tree ID
  • Trumbull County MG Applications
  • Ashtabula County MG Cookbook
  • Farmland Preservation Conference
  • Western Bean Cutworm
  • Miscanthus Research
  • Spotted Winged Drosophila
  • Ag Day