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Modifying rice crops to resist herbicide prompts weedy neighbors’ growth spurt

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Rice containing an overactive gene that makes it resistant to a common herbicide can pass that genetic trait to weedy rice, prompting powerful growth even without a weed-killer to trigger the modification benefit, new research shows.

Dairy and poultry products increasing in price

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Shoppers are paying slightly more for food items at the grocery store compared to the first half of 2013.

The Marcellus shale: Q&A with Thomas Murphy, Penn State Extension

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

What can Ohio learn from Pennsylvania’s approach to the shale boom? Thomas Murphy, co-director of the Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research, has some suggestions.

FSIS issues public health alert for chicken products due to Salmonella

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that illness caused by strains of Salmonella Heidelberg are associated with raw chicken products produced by Foster Farms at three facilities in California.

Watch for scams related to the Affordable Care Act

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Reports of ACA-related scams initially surfaced in Ohio over the summer. With consumers and small business representatives now shopping for exchange coverage, even more scammers may try to take advantage of people.

Ohio cattlemen will try checkoff referendum again

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Ohio beef producers will be asked to vote for an increase in beef checkoff dollars in 2014.

How do I grow vegetables indoors over winter?

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

How do you grow vegetables indoors over winter? Here’s a few pointers on how to do it easily.

Apple harvest looking good, pushing limits

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

This year’s apple crop appears favorable, and for states like Michigan and New York, that’s a big improvement over last year.

Cattlemen compete for KILE titles

Monday, October 7, 2013

CF Boy Caroline 210 ET, exhibited by Clayton Boyert, Seville, Ohio, was the supreme female champion at the 2013 Keystone International Livestock Exposition in Harrisburg, Pa.

Farm and Dairy’s Kristy Foster Seachrist honored for her work

Monday, October 7, 2013

Farm and Dairy Reporter Kristy Foster Seachrist recently received three writing awards for her work.

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