Monday, July 24, 2017
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Since the winter of 2016, egg prices have plummeted. While that's good for shoppers, it has been tough for egg producers. One OSU Extension expert says some Ohio egg producers are 'just hanging on.'
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Researchers studying pathogen diversity in bats in South and Central America identified two new influenza viruses in fruit bats.

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture is partnering with the Boy Scouts of America to provide locally sourced food products for the National Jamboree.

Fuel ethanol production capacity in the United States reached 15.5 billion gallons per year, or 1.01 million barrels per day, at the beginning of 2017.
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A scent that petunias and snapdragons release may be a control for pests like the spotted wing drosophila fly and the brown marmorated stink bug.

The 2017 Tuscarawas County 4-H Demonstration Contest was June 22 at Broadway United Methodist Church.

The District 3 Holstein Club held its Open Invitational Holstein Show June 17 at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds. Check out the results.

Ohio Sea Grant released an updated version of its Lake Erie Shipwrecks and Maritime Tales brochure, a guide to shipwrecks along the Lake Erie coast.
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Penn State’s Dairy Science Club was named the Outstanding Chapter at the American Dairy Science Association Student Affiliate Division annual meetings.

Yes, even piglets prefer new toys. Pig brains are remarkably similar to human brains, so they are often used as model systems by neuroscientists.
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