SALEM, Ohio — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered DuPont to halt the sale, use or distribution of Imprelis, an herbicide marketed to control weeds, vines and certain grasses.
WASHINGTON — The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a directive Aug. 15 with new instructions to its inspectors to ensure the humane treatment and slaughter of livestock presented for processing at FSIS-inspected facilities.
DEGRAFF, Ohio — The 2011 Manure Science Review is set for Aug. 16 at the Winner Family Farm, DeGraff, in western Ohio.
COLUMBUS — A new Expected Progeny Difference from the American Angus Association and improvements in DNA technologies mean even better data for beef producers, according to Ohio State University Extension beef coordinator John Grimes.
Kent State University at Ashtabula has been approved by the Ohio Board of Regents to offer two new associate degree programs in the wine and grape industry. Each degree program is the first of its kind in Ohio.
ST. LOUIS — The soybean checkoff’s Green Ribbon Fairs program will introduce millions of fair attendees — from both rural and urban areas — to the benefits of soy-based consumer and industrial products.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) made available its responses to two separate inquiries regarding the regulation of genetically-engineered (GE) Kentucky bluegrass.
PIKETON, Ohio — Extension specialists at the Ohio State University South Centers want to know how you feel about fruit — currants, gooseberries and jostaberries, to be exact.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Rain kept farmers from planting corn and soybeans for several weeks, but the relatively unprecedented precipitation this spring had another significant consequence: pasture and forage stress.
The U.S. Department of Energy is making a $105 million loan guarantee to POET to support the development of the nation’s first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant.