At National Farmers Convention 2014 in the Wisconsin Dells Jan. 28, food policy and the farm bill were standout topics.
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack highlighted the 2014 farm bill in a sweep through Ohio Jan. 31 that included the Ohio Farmers Union annual meeting in Columbus.
With the Sochi Olympics set to start Feb. 6, security analysts still aren’t convinced that American athletes will be safe.
Another round of wintery weather is expected to hit Ohio and Pennsylvania tonight and tomorrow, according to the latest report from the National Weather Service.
Estimates for new infrastructure costs in Ohio’s Utica shale range from $6 billion to $15 billion per year through 2020.
Common methods of assessing mental or physical disorders may consistently underestimate the prevalence of mental disorders among middle-aged and older adults, a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has found.
Sheep and goat webinars will be held over the next few months in Ohio.The webinars will be held Monday evenings Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24, from 7-9 p.m.
Are you interested in learning how to tie your own flies for fishing but you don’t know where to begin? If so, you are invited to join experts from the ODNR Division of Wildlife Feb. 19 to learn the basics of fly tying.
Penn State Extension will hold one-day crops seminars in 13 counties across the state.
Central State University (Dayton-area) designated a land grant school, according to 1890 provisions.
Dairy graziers need a well-balanced pasture to be successful.
Residents of Pennsylvania look to the groundhog each Feb. 2 to forecast the weather. According to legend, if the groundhog sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather; if not, an early spring is predicted.
One of the most difficult decisions a pet owner may face is whether to euthanize an ailing pet.
The Utica shale is no longer a secret and the future is bright for the oil and gas industry through 2020.
The restaurant chain’s opposition to large-scale meat production is nothing new, but this time the company is doubling-down on its message. Instead of spending millions of dollars on a Super Bowl ad, Chipotle is premiering a new show on the Internet video service, Hulu.
The 2014 farm bill has yet to be approved by the Senate, but big changes to the dairy provisions are almost certain.
Growers looking to supply hops to Ohio’s booming microbrewering industry need to first research which varieties of hops craft brewers want, to avoid the costly mistake of investing in the wrong types, a horticulture expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences said.
The most watched professional sport in America will draw an estimated 181 million viewers — 75.4 percent — when the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks Feb. 2 for Super Bowl XLVIII.
Kansas State veterinarian provides a two-part look at how environmental factors, including heat stress, coupled with the use of beta-agonists can a role in cattle fatigue.
Immigrant labor is important to farmers. Chris Kick spoke with immigrants who do farm labor, and the farmers who employ them. Read Farm and Dairy’s special feature to get a better understanding of how the two sides rely on one another. There’s always two sides to a border, and two sides to a story…