Thursday, November 26, 2015

Mashed, smashed and fried, Americans love potatoes, but only a few varieties are grown in much of North American agriculture.

Agricultural Research Service microbiologist Rob Dungan is documenting how bioaerosol dispersal fluctuates throughout the day and year, their downwind concentrations, and factors that affect dispersal patterns.

Cache Valley virus causes infertility, abortions and congenital abnormalities in sheep. This year, there has been an increase in the number of cases diagnosed and reported by Ohio sheep producers.

Here's the agri-stories you should read today, February 26, 2014. Today's stories include more victims of the California drought, initiatives of the USDA to stem childhood obesity, and honeybee losses.

Paul Keener needed a dairy that was efficient, and in good order, so he built his own.

One oil and gas driller has come under fire in Pennsylvania for excessive royalty deductions, but proposed state legislation could protect landowners in a similar position.
ice on trees

Another polar vortex is set to invade the northeastern part of the United States at the end of the week Feb. 24.

Wayne County deputies recover meat, make arrests after posting info. to social media.

The Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association honored Rob Waddell, Townville, Pa., and Irene Benner Osborne, Millerstown, Pa., with two of its top awards.

Today's must-read stories include two stories about the impact of drought. If you like almonds or coffee, be ready for higher prices. Milk producers can expect higher prices this year. Scientists and policymakers are bringing GM crops to Africa.