WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA dairy team will vie for national honors in the area of dairy cattle evaluation and management at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Kentucky. FFA members who will represent the chapter in the event include Adam Miley, Kaleb Kliner, Reiley Murphy, and Tanner Topp, coached […]
Consumer concerns over GMOs are not going away.
CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio — The sun is just up, and Leah Fine is exhausted. She tries to sleep until the last possible minute, but she knows that Bella, Vinnie and Lugnut are surely up and waiting for her. While it seems like she just left the barn, the 12-year-old pulls on her boots and heads […]
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors. Both Penn State alumni, the Schurmans are long-time educators […]
Jean Timmons was an ‘outstanding woman in Ohio agriculture.’
Ohio’s NOAA hydrologist expects the first freeze to happen in early to mid-October.
Some farmers have had no choice but to cut down their dead peach trees and plant new ones.
The Portage County Fair held another successful auctions, with several new records.
Fertilizer conservation may be the answer to reducing phosphorus runoff from farms into Lake Erie, according to Mansfield News Journal.
OSU holds science writers workshop to update media about issues facing Lake Erie.
NOAA scientist gives late-summer update on algae forecast.
A new computer program could help farmers control their nitrogen fertilizer usage.
Even though statistics say that U.S. employment is rising, the number of Americans who face food insecurity will not necessarily fall, according to Huffington Post.
Even though Missouri’s Constitutional Amendment 1 was passed on Aug. 5, a recount is expected.
When Ezekial Cole purchased 140 acres of land in an area that would eventually become Wayne Township in Jefferson County, Ohio, it is unlikely he considered how, or if, the family farm would be operating 206 years later. “It just makes you proud to keep the farm going,” Carl Kithcart, Cole’s great-great-great-great grandson said.
Owners and two employees of a slaughterhouse that processed bad beef are now facing charges.
Ohio Holstein magazine editor retiring after accomplished career.
The Mason jar was once a staple for 19th and early 20th century living, but now it has become a modern, hip trend for some.
Brown, Kaptur announce more funding for Lake Erie algae issues.
The FDA is unaware of many additives that are used in processed foods, some of which cause illnesses.