Marshall Independent and Extensionen-usSat, 23 Jul 2016 20:44:55 EDTSat, 23 Jul 2016 20:44:55 EDT blossom end rot is nothing worse than being excited about that very first tomato that is ripening on your plant, only to finally pick it and finding out that it is rotted on the bottom. This is blossom end rot.Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTAg Briefs expert to speak at summit Soil health expert Dr. Jill Clapperton is the featured speaker at Agnition's first Soil Summit on Monday, Aug. 8, at the Ralco Technology Campus, 330 3rd St., Balaton. The event begins at 1:30 p.m.Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTRoadblocks to raising fruit is raspberry picking time on the farm. We had lost much of our raspberry patch several years ago to standing water, replanted and now (excuse the pun) they are ripe for the pickin.Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTNonprofit Good Acre helps small farmers boost bottom line LAKE (AP) - Lylee Vue farms about 4 acres of land near Big Lake She rents the land, where she grows everything from corn to potatoes to tomatoes to zucchini.Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTAg Briefs farmer accused of violating child labor laws ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State authorities have charged the owner of a dairy farm in central New York where a 14-year-old was killed last year, crushed under a hydraulic lift.Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT