Tuesday, December 1, 2015

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American adults are eating better, making better use of available nutrition information, and consuming fewer calories coming from fat and saturated fat, consuming less cholesterol and eating more fiber, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service.

Midwest prairies are some of the most productive farmlands in the U.S., and prairie potholes -- depressions left behind in the landscape when glaciers made their last retreat around 12,000 years ago -- contain some of the prairies' most fertile soils.

A new survey from CareerBuilder finds that nearly half (49 percent) of employers know within the first five minutes of an interview whether a candidate is a good or bad fit for the position, and 87 percent know within the first 15 minutes.

The Food and Drug Administration is considering updating those nutrition labels on food packaging. The last time nutrition labels were updated was the 1990s. Since then we've learned a lot about nutrition.

Six years ago, then-16-year-old high school student Sanjay Rajpoot was channel surfing at his parents' Santa Barbara, Calif., home when a documentary caught his attention. It was about hydroponics -- the practice of growing plants in water without soil.

Ohio's ag nutrients and water quaity bill is passed by the Senate.

When it comes to biofuels, corn leads the all-important category of biomass yield. However, focusing solely on yield comes at a high price, scientists say.

Urban farms are filling vacant lots, growing as rooftop gardens, and sprouting in streetside flowerboxes. Creative and resourceful city farming methods put-to-use in the country can increase farm yields, productivity and profit. Urban farming techniques can help country farmers optimize space, micromanage renewable resources, and market products direct.

Auctioneers from across the state convened this past weekend for the Ohio Auctioneers Association (OAA) annual conference.