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 [...]
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 [...]
U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack visits Ohio State University to make connection between food and health.
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.
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.
Three generations agree: Robotic milkers were a great addition to their western Pennsylvania dairy farm.
Only good planning for the Utica shale gas boom by Buckeye State leaders can avoid the ‘natural resources curse’ that was witnessed after the state’s coal heyday.
The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District has halted water sales to the oil and gas industry until the conservancy district can update its water supply policy.
The previous five years, winter honeybee losses were around 30 percent, but only 22 percent died this year.
It’s not as common in Ohio, but stripe rust could be a problem in some wheat fields this year, and some growers are already seeing signs.