Will the growing use of health information technology (IT) and electronic-health (e-health) applications impact the future demand for physicians?
Ohio seedstock breeders are encouraged to take advantage of an enhanced marketing opportunity through the Best of the Buckeye program beginning in the 2014 show season.
When it comes to food safety in the kitchen, most people know to wash their hands, keep counters clean and wash utensils in hot, soapy water. It also is a good idea to keep food safety in mind when it comes to one particular kitchen tool — the cutting board.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it is planning to lower the levels of renewable fuels that must be blended into gasoline and diesel.
Is Bitcoin coming to a farmers market near you? Some markets are already accepting the digital currency.
Farm and Dairy’s live coverage of the USDA’s #myfarmbill Twitter chat.
U.S. farmers are aging and the agricultural community often expresses concern about who will replace them. But that apprehension may be overblown, an economist with Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences says.
Drive north, south east or west across Ohio and you quickly run into pipeline construction. Safety concerns, however, aren’t just with the construction, but how to live safely with pipelines after they’re built.
Every Friday evening, the Sharing Center food pantry opens its doors to Medina County families in need of food assistance. Families are able to shop as they would in a grocery store, choosing food based on their needs.
Empire Specialty Cheese has purchased the former AFA meat processing plant at 277 Fairfield Road in Ashville, N.Y. in order to expand its cheese production.
The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation has announced scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Ohio is among the nation’s leading producers of raw furs, and hunters and trappers are expected to encounter good populations, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
Cleveland Crops, an urban agriculture and food production social enterprise, has added Processing Manager Paul Keida and Farm Manager David Snodgrass to its leadership team.
NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — Do you have a concrete plan in place to transition the family farm to the next generation? OSU Extension will offer a farm transition, estate and retirement seminar Dec. 10 in New Philadelphia. This event is for all generations involved with the family farm. The purpose of the program is to […]
The best agricultural safety videos are one click away on the new YouTube channel, “U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers,” at www.youtube.com/USagCenters. The channel is a joint project of the 10 Agricultural Centers funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
In an effort to improve pre-harvest traceability and improve national disease surveillance in the pork industry, many major U.S. packers and processors will require a U.S. Department of Agriculture-approved,official premises identification number (PIN) swine tag as a condition of sale for breeding stock beginning Jan. 1, 2015.
Attorney expects Carroll County case to go to Appeals Court.
LOUDONVILLE, Ohio — Loudonville FFA sophomores Miranda Rickets and B. William Fraley earned a silver metal and fifth place in the National FFA Agri-Science Fair in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 30. Last May during the State FFA Convention, Ricketts and Fraley earned first place and a gold rating in Ohio in the agri-science area of Power, […]
BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga County 4-H Program is starting a Robotics 4-H Club to engage in Junk Drawer Robotics. Junk Drawer Robotics is a curriculum developed by National 4-H that engages youth in critical math, science, and programming skills through robotics. Youth will use everyday items to construct functioning robots. An informational meeting will […]
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Sheep and wool purchased by handlers in Indiana will begin assessment for the state checkoff program starting Dec. 1, to fund the state’s newly created Sheep and Wool Market Development Program. The program was first proposed in July of 2012 when a petition was delivered to Purdue University’s Office of the […]