The potential of biotechnology and genetically altered plants must be weighed against the risks of using it.
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 10th annual Frontier Herb Fest – the nation’s largest annual herb conference – will be Aug. 17-19 at Boulder, Colo.
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 United States Postal Service has issued a set of Baseball’s Legendary Playing Fields commemorative stamps.
Park It class for second and third graders will teach them how to find their way around the woods.
The southern Ohio crop is 10 days ahead of schedule, and two or three weeks earlier than the rest of the state.
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.
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.
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 Clague House Museum, built in 1876, will be the setting for the July 8 show.
New study is the first to document the link between regional climate change and a major change in temperate forest cover.
A Penn State expert on cyberlaw and privacy issues cautions Congress to move slowly with the bills currently under review o reduce the growing number of spam- or junk-e-mail.
Collectors of Aladdin kerosene mantle lamps and Aladdin electric lamps hold their 29th annual convention Aug. 2-4.
The Baer family says rumors they might sell out are “absolutely false.”
The “systems analysis” method of market livestock project evaluation has been adopted by the Lake County junior fair livestock committee and will be used this summer at the Lake County Fair. This approach attempts to put more objectivity into the subjectivity of judging and doesn’t encourage the ethics violations that creep into the business of “showing” animals.
The historic box that carried the treaty ending the War of 1812, thus resolving the final hostilities between the United States and Britain, currently is undergoing conservation at Colonial Williamsburg.
Those booming for ethanol production in Ohio say that even though the wagon is getting crowded, there is still plenty of time for Ohio farmers to hop on.