Starting as the hobby of a seed collector, Happy Cat Farm has grown into a national distributor of both seeds and plants.
Algae blooms are a big problem on Ohio’s lakes: they’re toxic and can have a big impact on tourism. Now state lawmakers are looking at “certifying” farmers as one way to tone it down.
With the cost of commercial fertilizer keeping pace with gasoline prices, more and more farmers are turning to their great grandfathers’ fertilizer–manure. Last week’s annual Great Lakes Regional Manure Handling Expo, held this year in London, Ohio, gave the public a chance to learn about how to turn this waste product into a resource, and how the environment might benefit as a result.