Health and Human Service Secretary Tommy G. Thompson has unveiled a plan to further strengthen surveillance, increase research resources, and expand existing inspection efforts to prevent BSE and TSEs from entering or taking hold in the United States
With one-sixth of Wisconsin dairy farms using bovine somatotropinwell, the adoption level is well below what was expected in the debate that preceded its commercial release in 1994.
The Ohio Historical Society event, with three fields, is the largest and oldest such event in the nation, drawing 21 clubs.
The 38th All-American Dairy Show, Sept. 22-27 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, Pa., showcases some of the finest dairy genetics in the nation.
There will be four parades, a Johnny Appleseed portrayal, Little Miss and Mr. Apple Bud, and a whole lot more at the 34th annual festival.
Owning not one acre of ground, Kevin Scott, president of the Delaware County Farm Bureau, fills a small, but significant niche using available ground to feed a growing population of horses.
But under unfavorable growing conditions, like this year, this conversion process of nitrate into amino acids is retarded, causing nitrate to accumulate in the stalks and stems. It can areach potentially toxic levels.
The driver had hauled asbestos from Portland, Conn., to Youngstown, then allegedly picked up wheat at McCullough Grain in Sharpsville.
The three-day show sponsored by the Carroll County Antique Collectors Club will be at the fairgrounds in Carrollton Aug. 24-26.
As West Nile Virus gets increasing attention as a threat to both public and animal health in North America, the Agricultural Research Service’s National Agricultural Library has put up a “go-to-first” Web site for information about it.
Stark County’s Laura Kline shows the grand champion market steer.
Guest commentatry by Laddie Marous discusses what is involved in taking advantage in the new Ohio law which allows electric consumers to choose their provider.
The cucumber beetle is in the pumpkin patch, and when it is infected with a bacterial pathogen, it can be deadly.
Five Boy Scouts from North East High School in Erie, Pa., defeated teams from 41 states and 7 Canadian provinces to win the national title.
Miami University Gerontology Center warns Ohio needs to plan for the consequences of the buldge in seniors that will hit in 2015.
Guest commentary by John Schlageck, managing editor of Kansas Living, a quarterly magazine dedicated to agriculture and rural life, talks about what is needed to save American agriculture.
With only 15 market pens on the auction block at Saturday’s Junior Fair Market Livestock Sale, the bunnies brought in the bucks, netting nearly $4,000 in sales.
With five record bids, the sale of 236 lots of 4-H market animals totaled $8,000 higher than last year’s sale.