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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 —  […]

Ohio 4-H’er on poultry show ban: ‘In my heart, I still have earned first place’

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

It’s hard, but Putnam County 4-H’er understands Ohio’s decision to ban county fair poultry shows to minimize the risk of bird flu spreading.

Amid ban, poultry exhibitors told to think creatively

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

County and state fairs still deciding what to do about this year’s poultry ban.

Austin Ayars, 1980-2015

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Austin Ayars was a father, husband, veterinarian and dairy farmer from Champaign County.

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