Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Three teams of food science students from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences came out on top in national product-development competitions and a trivia bowl in June.
Black vulture effigy

In the last 10-15 years black vulture attacks on Ohio livestock have increased. There are steps you can take to protect your livestock without breaking the law.
Grand market hog

The Trumbull County Fair held its market livestock sale July 15 with 279 lots and a sale total of $259,673.80.
Sheep in field

Ohio Sheep Day was July 15, at the OARDC sheep research facility in Wooster. Sheep producers from all over Ohio learned about Ohio State’s research on parasites, pasture management, weaning and confinement barns.
Family Farm Field Day

Family Farm Field Day covers the social and economic aspects of farm production.
piglets

Ohio officials have confirmed the first case of swine flu for this year's county fair season, and advise fairgoers to use good hygiene.
Harmful algal bloom

The algae bloom on Lake Erie will likely be more severe this year, although not as severe as in record years.
Kernza crop

Although it's still being perfected, Kernza could provide a unique combination of grain and perennial forage.

The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid is a small, aphid-like insect that threatens the health and sustainability of eastern hemlock and Carolina hemlock.
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Penn State Erie is now offering a new minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
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