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Crop year started out great, but now USDA says corn, beans down 12-13%

Friday, August 10, 2012

Drought taking its toll on U.S. yield expectations.

Six Lake Erie samples positive for Asian carp DNA

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Six water samples taken from Sandusky and north Maumee bays in Lake Erie tested positive for the presence of Asian carp environmental DNA in Michigan and Ohio waters.

Codex approves international standards for ractopamine

Thursday, July 5, 2012

A U.N. commission has approved an international standard for the veterinary drug ractopamine, a feed additive to promote leanness in pigs.

WTO ruling upholds country-of-origin labeling for beef, pork

Thursday, July 5, 2012

A WTO ruling has upheld the legitimacy of country-of-origin labeling and the guiding principles behind the rule.

Ohio pounded by severe weather

Monday, July 2, 2012

COLUMBUS — Violent storms that tore through the eastern United States late Friday, June 29, have left at least 12 people dead and more than 3 million without power. The storms hit the region amid a record heat wave, uprooting trees, knocking down power lines. Emergencies have been declared in Washington, along with four states […]

U.S. farmers plant largest corn crop since 1937

Friday, June 29, 2012

WASHINGTON — U.S. farmers planted 96.4 million acres of corn, up 5 percent from last year, making it the highest corn acreage in the last 75 years, according to the acreage report released June 29 by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). This marks the fourth year in a row of increases in corn […]

Ag research can help fight cancer? Vilsack visits Ohio State

Thursday, June 28, 2012

U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack visits Ohio State University to make connection between food and health.

Senate passes new farm bill

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Now that the Senate passed its version of the farm bill, the pressure’s on the House side to craft a new bill before the current act expires at the end of September.

Farm to Fork: Pa. teen starts beef cattle enterprise with a market for next 10 years

Monday, June 18, 2012

A Pennsylvania teen is starting his own beef enterprise, and has locked in a 10-year market at nearby Grove City College through Bon Appetit’s Farm to Fork program.

Robotic milkers breathe new life into three-generation Pennsylvania dairy

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Three generations agree: Robotic milkers were a great addition to their western Pennsylvania dairy farm.


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