Whole chickens purchased from farmers markets throughout Pennsylvania contained significantly higher levels of bacteria that can cause foodborne illness compared to raw, whole chickens from grocery stores in the region, according to a small scale study by researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.
Pasture growth has been tremendous so far this year, but late summer heat and dry spells can change conditions quickly.
WOOSTER, Ohio — More milk, reduced labor needs and calm cows are just a few of the benefits of the robotic milkers at Ro-La-Sue Dairy in Wooster. Owned and operated by Clifford and Rod Scheibe and family, the farm was the site for the 2013 Dairy Twilight Tour, sponsored by the Wayne County Dairy Service […]
Preliminary study results show that no chemicals used for fracking on natural gas drilling well sites have contaminated any drinking water aquifers at the site.
A recently discovered wild strawberry provides new genetic material for plant research and may lead to a new class of commercial strawberries, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist.
The Carroll County youth livestock auction could have suffered through Ohio’s heat wave, but prior to the beginning of the youth livestock auction, a thunderstorm rocked the fairgrounds and cooled the temperature. Puddles and mud became a welcome replacement to the oppressive heat.
Food animal health researchers with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences are looking for a unique way to test and trace the spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV).
The swine disease was found for the first time in the U.S. in April, and has since impacted hundreds of hog operations in 15 states, including Ohio and Indiana.
A research team has found a new drought-protecting chemical that shows high potential for becoming a powerful tool for crop protection.
Rolling-Spring Holsteins, the Bean family of Franklin, Pa., earned premier breeder and premier exhibitor honors at this year’s Western Pa. Holstein Championship Show.
The Columbiana County Agriculture Hall of Fame will enshrine Curtis F. Hively and Carey Augustus Houlette July 30.