Trees continue to show symptoms of drought stress across much of the County and State!
If you are home canning fruits or vegetables, this is a 'must see'
There are a few food safety issues to consider when cooking food outdoors. Consider this advice to prevent foodborne illness from making an unwanted appearance at your next barbecue.
There is construction on the way to camp, so the directions are UPDATED and only slightly re-routed! Please make sure to follow THESE directions, so you don't get lost!
Are you saving? One of the most important things you can learn in life is how to save money. It's the first step to getting where you want to be. Anyone can do it. You just have to put your mind to it. Once you start, it gets easier and easier and before you know it, you're on your way to making your dreams a reality.
Hocking County 4-H Horse Committee is hosting an open horse show on August 24, 2013.
The Ohio State University has begun a new fund-raising campaign to support students from all 88 Ohio counties. The "Ohio Scholarship Challenge" seeks to raise $100 million in general undergraduate scholarship funds for Ohio State students at all campuses. This Challenge is also part of the university’s larger effort to raise $500 million in private funds for student financial aid and scholarships. The Ohio Scholarship Challenge honorary co-chairs are Ohio State head football Coach Urban Meyer and men’s basketball Coach Thad Matta.
Small farm owners who want to learn more about how to make their farms work better for them or expand their operations, or those new to agriculture who are looking for ways to utilize acreage, can attend workshops and presentations on these and more issues during a small farm conference March 23 in Zanesville, Ohio.
Review the presentations from the 2013 Summit
As in previous years they are developed in excel to allow you to modify them for the actual costs to your operation for inputs. If you do not know a cost, the cost provided are the best estimates possible based off of 2012 expense history.
Find the answers, and insight into the current "oil boom" . . . discover for yourself if it's here to stay
This is just one of many projects the Fairfield County Master Gardener volunteers have adopted
Ohio farmers were surveyed recently
The "Pastures for Profit" grazing school is a comprehensive course in Management Intensive Grazing
When planning your garden, don't forget your plan to exclude the wildlife!
It is happening. Be prepared. The oil & gas industry has returned to our area!
Forage quality in 2011 was horrible! What can we do to make it better in 2012?
Want to learn more about the aquaculture research OSU conducts at Piketon? See this!
will hold their annual field day and test plot demonstrations on Tuesday, August 13, 2013. Time: 9:30am-3:00pm. The event will be held at the Fayette County Demonstration Farm, located north of Washington CH on State Route 38, adjacent to the Fayette County Airport. The field day hosts over 500 agricultural producers from across the State of Ohio each year.
Once identified as CCA treated, take precautions to minimize exposure to the chemical residues