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Even though Missouri’s Constitutional Amendment 1 was passed on Aug. 5, a recount is expected.
Owners and two employees of a slaughterhouse that processed bad beef are now facing charges.
The Mason jar was once a staple for 19th and early 20th century living, but now it has become a modern, hip trend for some.
There are several options for extending your gardening season into the fall and winter months.
The FDA is unaware of many additives that are used in processed foods, some of which cause illnesses.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PowerSource reports that the proposed gas compressor station in the Marcellus Shale region of Beaver County, Pennsylvania has been approved, despite pleas from area residents.
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Ohio’s corn yield is expected to exceed last year’s harvest, but the state’s soybean yield is predicted to be flat, according to The Columbus Dispatch.
According to St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the corn harvest is looking plentiful this year, but farmers are concerned that the demand won’t be as great as the yield.
According to Reuters, the South’s soybean crop is growing more quickly than the rest of the country, and will potentially help lull the demand until midwest soybeans are ready in the coming months.
The Toledo Blade reports that water tainted with toxins from algal blooms is considered safe for some garden plants, but not all of them.
There are two ways to preserve food: using a boiling water canner or using a pressure canner.
In response to the decreasing bee population, the Ohio Department of Transportation has planted wildflowers along a state route to provide food for bees.
Runoff from farms is one source of phosphorus that has contaminated Lake Erie, contributing to the toxic algae blooms that prompted a city-wide water ban in Toledo, Ohio in early August.
The cold winter and wet spring are cited as two reasons why this year’s butterfly population is so low, according to The Washington Post.
An alternative to mowers and weed whackers to clear stream banks has been tried by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, according to the Le Mars Daily Sentinel.
1992′s food pyramid was replaced by the food plate in 2010, but more changes are coming in regards to what nutrition should look like.
Penn State Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center uses trial-and-error to determine the types of flowers that will grow in the region.
Making homemade ice cream can be as easy as using an old-fashioned hand-crank freezer or using the utensils and tools already found in your kitchen.
Ohio’s 311 reported farmers markets rank the state fourth in the nation on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s list, as reported by The Plain Dealer.
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