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Mathematicians help California drought-weary berry growers address water issues

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Good math and iPads helping California berry growers.

Henry Ford Hospital replaces heart valve outside the heart

Friday, September 5, 2014

For the first time in the U.S., doctors at Henry Ford Hospital used a minimally invasive procedure to replace a failing, hard-to-reach heart valve with a new one — and placed it just outside the heart.

OSU Extension to offer Small Farm College

Friday, September 5, 2014

The college is open to all new or aspiring farmers, new rural landowners, small farmers, and farm families looking for new ideas.

Study shows few differences between organic, conventional dairy

Friday, September 5, 2014

Study shows few nutritional differences between organic and conventional milk.

ODA and OSU to hold fertilizer certification training

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Training opportunities to help farmers comply with new fertilizer law.

Gene discovery could lead to better soybean varieties for northern U.S.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Discovery could help improve U.S. soybeans.

A round-up of FFA news for the week of September 4, 2014

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Three members of the Minerva FFA participated in the Columbiana County Fair FFA co-op food stand: Lurena Kimble, Bryce Fankhauser, and Kaitelyn Wayts.

Science behind the changing leaves

Thursday, September 4, 2014

A breakdown of why the leaves change this time of year.

CFAES graduate sets sights on Olympic handball dream

Monday, September 1, 2014

A native of North Canton, Scherer graduated in May from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and quickly prepared for her move to Auburn, Ala., where the U.S. handball program is based.

Coming soon: Genetically edited fruit?

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Is there a difference between GEOs and GMOs? Researchers say, yes.

Vacation with Us: Art and Eileen Smallsreed

Friday, August 29, 2014

Art and Eileen Smallsreed of Newton Falls, visited Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada June 28. The couple took an eight day train and bus tour of the Canadian Rockies.

Vacation with Us: Ag education teachers

Friday, August 29, 2014

Five agricultural education teachers traveled to Honduras recently to help vocational schools’ curriculum in soils, plant sciences and animal sciences. And the teachers took Farm and Dairy with them. Pictured from left are Adam Staley, Clear Fork FFA, and Joel Albright, Crestview FFA. The educators are working with the Ohio State University and other groups […]

Vacation with Us: Amanda O’Reilly

Friday, August 29, 2014

Amanda O’Reilly had quite the summer vacation this year. O’Reilly visited Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. She went as a 4-H exchange student and stayed with a host family.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Aug. 28, 2014:

Thursday, August 28, 2014

WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA dairy team will vie for national honors in the area of dairy cattle evaluation and management at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Kentucky. FFA members who will represent the chapter in the event include Adam Miley, Kaleb Kliner, Reiley Murphy, and Tanner Topp, coached […]

Penn State educators endow scholarship

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors. Both Penn State alumni, the Schurmans are long-time educators […]

Jean M. Timmons, 1928-2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Jean Timmons was an ‘outstanding woman in Ohio agriculture.’

Knox County Barn Tour spotlights historic barns, celebrates rural heritage

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Knox County Barn Tour will take place Sept. 13 and will feature five historic barns.

Vacation with Us: Bob and Nancy Haake

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Bob and Nancy Haake, of Strongsville, Ohio, recently returned from 10 days in Alaska, celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Thanks for bringing Farm and Dairy along for the celebration!

Vacation with Us: Kim and Margaret Mudgett

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Kim and Margaret Mudgett, of Zanesville, Ohio, traveled to Orlando recently with Farm and Dairy and saw the Cirque Du Soleil show in Downtown Disney. They also visited Manny’s Chophouse in Lakeland, Fla.

Vacation with Us: Beaver County friends (Cassidy, Polizotto, Santilli, Brice)

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Friends Renea Cassidy, Jess Polizotto, Julia Santilli and Kaylyn Brice, all of Beaver County, Pa., took Farm and Dairy to Swallow Falls State Park during the group’s weekend getaway to Deep Creek, Md.

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