Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 9/20
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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.
The millennial generation is eager to start farming, but before they jump in feet first, some guidance is being offered to them.
According to Insurance News Net, over $9 million is being given to minorities and veterans who are new to the farming trade.
In Ohio, a variety of foods found at farmers markets and roadside stands are sold without license or inspection. These products are known as “cottage foods.”
The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have proposed a new rule related to the Clean Water Act that includes protecting some wetlands and streams.
Some farmland in Pickaway County, Ohio will now become a preserve due to efforts by the Appalachia Ohio Alliance, according to The Columbus Dispatch.
It’s hot outside, so you should keep a close watch on your health. You can easily become susceptible to hyperthermia, which is when your body temperature is unusually high, according to the National Institutes of Health.
It isn’t just out in the country that you can hear the sound of a hen clucking, according to The New York Times.
Teachers in Minnesota are finding a new focus for “hands-on” learning for their students.
The Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports that a compressor station used for transporting natural gas through pipelines may potentially be placed in the way of a Beaver County, Pa.’s organic farm.
Mountain Xpress tells of a “folk system” of agriculture is being promoted in Appalachia, drawing on food systems of days gone by.
The Plain Dealer reports that the large-scale recall of fruit this week has now grown to include Canada and other countries due to the discovery of the listeria bacteria on the fruit in Australia.
The Columbus Dispatch reports that when fall and winter come around in Ohio, duck hunters should be in luck.
AgriNews reports that Western Illinois University’s School of Agriculture is not only nationally recognized, but also provides assistance to area farmers through their organic research farm.
In most of the country, it’s time to pick the tomatoes you’ve been growing in your garden since spring.
Columbia Daily Tribune recently reported that Bill Wiebold, professor at the University of Missouri, shared his ideas about how drones could be used for farming.
A photographer has found one particular subject to focus on for a collection of his pieces: rice.
Even amid growing prices, the demand for beef remains, so Ohio cattle ranchers are adding to their herds.
238 geese were euthanized with carbon dioxide on June 26 at Mill Creek MetroParks, but the criticism hasn’t let up yet.
Even though spring was chilly and wet, crops in Ohio have bounced back from delayed starts.
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