USDA scientists have completed a pilot project to decipher segments of cattle and swine genes, paving the way for technologies that will help livestock breeders identify animals with superior qualities.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Identity theft is a rapidly growing crime. If you didn’t get a paper shredder for Christmas, you might want to buy one, suggests a family economics and financial management educator in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. “One way to stop “dumpster divers” is to shred papers that contain private information,” […]
The well known Greensburg, Pa., Antiques Show runs Jan. 19-21 east of Pittsburgh.
Can horses tolerate winter weather? They can under the owner’s watchful eye. They can withstand temperature down to 13 degrees. Anything below that horses will need more energy to keep themselves warm.
By 2008, all livestock farms in Ohio are going to have to have a nutrient management plan in place and be implementing it.
EPA’s proposed regulations for large animal feedlot operation pollution control are under fire by the American Farm Bureau.
Ohio hog producers had over 1.5 million hogs on hand Dec. 1, up 2 percent from a year earlier, and 6 percent above last quarter.
Fresh off the press and ready for a long winter’s night read is Ohio State’s 2000 Corn Performance Trials results.
The largest indoor agricultural event in America will run Saturday, Jan. 6, to Thursday, Jan. 11, at the state Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg.
Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is offering a master’s degree and a graduate level advanced certificate in community and economic development.
A Forest Wildlife Conference will be held Jan. 20 at the Buckeye Joint Vocational School in New Philadelphia.
A rare bronze brings $40,000 at the ewolf’s December fine art and fine decorations online auction.
A 1959 #1 blonde Ponytail Barbie with reset blonde hair and touched-up face paint sold in her original box with #1 stand for a high bid of $4,100 at a recent McMasters auction.
Virgil Hudson donated an agricultural easement on his 100-acre Auglaize County farm to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
Look at the American landscape with new eyes through a photograph exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
The Western Reserve Historical Society remembers the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at two special events, Jan. 14-15.
Home buyers can reach much better decisions if they have accurate information available to them upfront. A new publication provides valuable information on each step in the homebuying process.
Before World War II just about everybody farmed and hauled lumber and cord wood with horses. That love of the heavy horse seems to persist especially in Ohio, the heart of draft horse country in the modern farming era.
Calves and heifers experience more disease during the winter than at any other time. What can you do to prevent it?
After months of work and 300,000 public comments, USDA has released national standards for organically grown products.