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ODA staff tour some premier Ohio cheese makers

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Ohio produced more than one-third of the nation’s Swiss cheese in 2012.

Pipeline construction: More ‘drilling mud’ leaks likely

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Concerns have been raised over three separate bentonite, or drilling mud, leaks in Ohio and West Virginia since Oct. 24, but a geoscience expert with Penn State University said the incidents are not uncommon.

Money on the farm: Useful software for farmers

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Whether you’re a farmer, a ranchers or another kind of small business owner, you need software to help untangle your finances. Here’s a software suggestions to help get the ball rolling.

Smithsonian explores beginnings of biotechnology in new display

Monday, November 4, 2013

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History chronicles the story of biotechnology and its impact on society in a new showcase display, “The Birth of Biotech,” which opened Oct. 25.

Protect aquatic life: Don’t flush unused medications, expert advises

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Before flushing medicine down the toilet, stop and think about a different way to dispose of it.

Being energy efficient when Daylight Saving Time ends

Saturday, November 2, 2013

When the time comes to turn clocks back, eco-conscious men and women can employ various strategies to conserve energy.

Sense of urgency as farm bill conference begins

Friday, November 1, 2013

Farm bill conference took years to reach — members hope it doesn’t take years to finish

British graffiti artist Banksy takes on meat industry

Friday, November 1, 2013

Banksy’s moving art installation, “Sirens of the Lambs,” toured the city. The fake slaughterhouse truck was filled with stuffed animals.

Washington, D.C. Impact of sequester cuts lost in hoopla

Friday, November 1, 2013

Economists concerned about slashes in local, state-level statistical data.

The best movies about farmers

Friday, November 1, 2013

Though movies don’t often feature farmers or farms, agriculture has had some nods from Hollywood in the past. Some of the movies that are farm-centric may not be the gigantic and special effects-motivated summer blockbuster like The Dark Knight or Marvel’s: The Avengers, but they’re good entertainment.

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