A national task force has been created to advise the federal government on the use of antibiotics in production agriculture.
Ohio’s farmland preservation options have changed slightly, but still committed to protecting agricultural land.
Water quality issues will dominate no-till conference.
MidAtlantic Farm Credit, has announced the Homegrown by Heroes initiative, a national food labeling program for veteran farmers.
Editor: It’s almost impossible to imagine but according to the recent Women Farm survey of farms in Ohio, there are 32,237 women farm operators doing a variety of work in traditional farming, niche farming, agri-tourism and organics. As a woman farmer I would like to have more access to information, better linkages to other women […]
Esselburn family is committed to education, agriculture, careers and country.
One of the ways that women are protecting themselves against violence and crime is by obtaining a concealed carry permit.
Dairy farmers have some new risk management tools to consider this fall, which were the main focus of the fall meetings of Ohio Dairy Producers Association.
Beef producers are working to expand their herds. This is demonstrated by the 18 percent reduction in beef cow slaughter so far this year.
For those who are thinking of getting a pet rabbit, but are not sure how to care for it, Dr. Kenneth Welle, a veterinarian at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana has some suggestions on proper rabbit care.
Combines may still be harvesting this year’s crops, but smart farmers are already thinking about next year’s planting.
A new law in Pennsylvania gives the property owner more control over future use of the land when a gas lease expires.
SALEM, Ohio — Rex Cunningham’s realization that he was losing his hearing came to him like it does most people — gradually. His wife lost her hearing first, about 10 years ago, said Cunningham, a sheep farmer and former teacher who lives near Findlay, Ohio. “I guess about five years ago, she told me ‘yours […]
Penn State Extension will be hosting the farm executive workshop Jan. 13-14 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College, Pa.
Pathogens in soybeans are a big problem not only in the U.S., but also around the world and no more so than in Asia, where soy is a major food source. Asian countries buy much of their soy from the U.S.
Two years ago, Monsanto launched the Corn Rootworm Knowledge program, designed to reward the research and academic community for outstanding projects that addressed specific aspects of the pest and how best to manage it.
Corn earworms (also known as cotton bollworms) cost cotton producers an estimated $200 million a year in lost crops and control expenses, and they are notoriously hard to track because they migrate at night.
Ensuring that corn absorbs the right balance of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium is crucial to increasing global yields, a Purdue and Kansas State University study finds.
Center Seeds, in conjunction with Rasawehr Farms, is conducting a three-year study with a variety of mixed pollinating plant species to establish ideal habitats for pollinators and to improve ecological diversity on the farming acreage in proximity to these habitats.