Former deputy secretary of USDA from 1991 to 1993, Ann Veneman, has been appointed by President-elect George W. Bush as the nation’s 27th secretary of agriculture.
The Ashtabula Arts Center will host an exhibit of original comic book art by acclaimed artist P. Craig Russell. from Jan. 5 through Feb. 28.
New PBS series is holding a casting call of centernarians to have their stories told on The Living Century, a new series that premiered in December.
After months of work and 300,000 public comments, USDA has released national standards for organically grown products.
Spend your Friday evenings this winter with an intriguing lineup of speakers from around the country in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s speaker series.
The Passport to the World series at Cincinnati Museum Center travels around the world to bring you music, dance, food, stories and crafts in three special weekends.
The new law transfers the livestock waste permitting program from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
The Pennsylvania Farm Show is running a special contest for the best handmade holiday ornament.
The USDA’s new monthly hog reports will provide estimates of sow and gilt inventories, the number of sows and gilts farrowed, and the number of sows and gilts bred, in addition to monthly pig crop estimates.
The Eastern Ohio Grazing School will run Jan. 25, Feb. 1, 8 and 10 at the Puskarich Public Library in Cadiz, Ohio.
A TV ad for Kellogg’s Corn Flakes has one Ohio farm woman up in arms. Editor Susan Crowell explains why.
Furniture – mostly from a contemporary collection – soared at Dargate Auction Galleries’ early December auction.
Wind gusts early Dec. 12 leveled a two-story barn in Atwater, Portage County, owned by Harold and Chester Wise.
The day was cold, but the bidding was hot at the Bernice Smith estate auction Dec. 9.
The Beaver County Agricultural Land Preservation Board is accepting applications for potential ag conservation easements.
The USDA named 16 Ohio counties as eligible for Farm Service Agency emergency farm loans because of losses caused by extreme weather conditions that occurred last summer.
The American Farm Bureau Federation has produced an authoritative guide for landowners considering the sale of conservation easements on their land.
The first Olde Stark Antique Faire of the new year will be held Jan. 6-7 at the Stark County Fairgrounds, Canton, Ohio.