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The skinny on trans fat

Sunday, June 14, 2015

FDA expected to take action to phase out the remaining trans fat.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 11, 2015:

Thursday, June 11, 2015

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio—  Granny’s Kids 4-H club met May 31. The group also did the senior yard clean up May 2 and had goat tagging May 16.   The next meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. June 14.   • • • WINONA, Ohio — The Lone Ranger 4-H club met May 17 at Winona […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 11, 2015:

Thursday, June 11, 2015

VINCENT, Ohio — The Warren FFA hosted a petting zoo May 14 and 15 at the St. Mark’s preschool.   Members of the FFA chapter brought animals including ducks, chickens, dogs, goats, rabbits, a calf, and a horse. Animals were separated into stations so the kids could be taught the proper care, maintenance, and background […]

Seeking alternatives for reducing bacteria in fresh produce

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Nearly half of foodborne illnesses in the U.S. from 1998 through 2008 have been attributed to contaminated fresh produce.

From tea bags to Miatas, bioplastics on the rise

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Bioplastics are made wholly or in part from renewable biomass sources such as sugarcane and corn, or from the digest of microbes such as yeast.

Forest supervisor extends closure order for sites

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

NELSONVILLE, Ohio – To enhance public safety and help prevent the spread of white-nose syndrome (WNS) among bats, Wayne National Forest Supervisor Tony Scardina has extended an existing Closure Order for all underground mines, tunnels, and historic iron furnaces on National Forest System lands in the Wayne National Forest. Ohio’s first case In 2011, wildlife […]

Brown Swiss breeders plan convention

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The Pennsylvania Brown Swiss Breeders are hosting this year’s National Brown Swiss Convention which will be held four days in June and feature two tours.

Ohio Heartland Sheep Improvement plans summer events

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Farm tours and picnic planned for June-August.

Precautions, preparation help Pa. brace for avian flu threat

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Pennsylvania preparing in advance for avian influenza threat.

Dinner Guest: Home is where the food is

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

By Sarah Cross Everyone creates his own image when you think of “home.” For some, it may be their “home place,” where they were raised. For others, it could be the place where they raised their children. Perhaps “home” is simply with your significant other. When I think of home, I think of food —  […]

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