With 160 million tons of it produced annually in the United States, and most of it rich in carbohydrates and proteins, it has potential for becoming high value products.
The potential of biotechnology and genetically altered plants must be weighed against the risks of using it.
Ohio State University animal health specialists stress the importance of maintaining biosecurity measures that not only keep foot-and-mouth in check, but also help control other animal ailments.
The 10th annual Frontier Herb Fest – the nation’s largest annual herb conference – will be Aug. 17-19 at Boulder, Colo.
The United States Postal Service has issued a set of Baseball’s Legendary Playing Fields commemorative stamps.
The southern Ohio crop is 10 days ahead of schedule, and two or three weeks earlier than the rest of the state.
Park It class for second and third graders will teach them how to find their way around the woods.
AngusGeneNet will explain how to get more for cattle by providing quality cattle of all breeds for the Branded Beef Program.
A July 19 program will show producers how to manage “price risk” and learn about diary options and futures markets.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on what the farmer owes the consumer, and how consumer perceptions drive the market.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 25 that the mushroom checkoff is unconstitutional, saying it violates free-speech rights under the First Amendment.
Jim Buchy will manage the day-to-day operations of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, formulating, and shaping regulatory policy, and monitoring agricultural legislation.
The Round-Up to Wood County, Ohio, in July 14 will feature six producer operations, including a Holstein steer beef operation.
Harold Lehman of Canfield gave the Northeast Ohio Forestry Association a chance to take a twilight tour of his woods before the cutting begins.
The Ohio Young Farmers summer tour will take place in Coshocton County July 20-22, featuring trucking, produce, cheese and dairy.
Stenholm-Boehner substitute amendment squeaks by the House Agriculture Committee on a 24-23 vote.
Thomas and Margaret Raff Hague of Canton have donated the development rights from their 100-acre farm in Lake Township to The Wilderness Center in Wilmot, Ohio.
Costumed volunteer interpreters will be stationed in each of the village’s 10 museum buildings July 7-8, to give visitors a glimpse of daily life in this former religious communal society.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources operates and maintains the river’s 150-year-old system of 10 hand-operated locks and dams – the oldest of its kind in the country.
An Illinois researcher has created an edible, biodegradable corn zein film that has plastic qualities and is highly water-resistant.