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See you in court? Landowners battle Columbia Gas Transmission

Friday, May 24, 2013

Landowners in 11 Ohio counties may be part of a counter lawsuit filed by Columbia Gas Transmission.

Strawberry viruses found in Kentucky crop; Ohio crop looks good

Friday, May 24, 2013

Experts say the virus has been found in Kentucky, but believe Ohio’s crop is still doing well.

USDA modifies mandatory COOL rule

Friday, May 24, 2013

The final COOL rule issued by the USDA requires the origin designations of muscle cut meats to include information about where each of the production steps (i.e., born, raised, slaughtered) occurred.

Gut reaction: Taking oral antibiotics contributes to antibiotic resistance

Friday, May 24, 2013

An Ohio State University researcher has identified a potentially critical cause for the proliferation of antibiotic-resistant organisms: the widespread use of oral antibiotics.

W. Va. closes borders to walnut plants from areas infected with Thousand Cankers Disease

Thursday, May 23, 2013

West Virginia is blocking walnut plant products coming into the state from areas infected with Thousand Cankers Disease. There is no cure once a tree is infected.

Cereal leaf beetle population on the rise

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Scouting for cereal leaf beetle is strongly recommended this year.

Planting-mania: Farmers catch up in a hurry

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

How serious is the late planting? Depends upon the source of the opinion. (Hint: The trade has not been all that concerned.)

Myth busted: Canned peaches as nutritious as fresh

Monday, May 20, 2013

Canned peaches are nutritionally equivalent to their fresh counterparts, and that some nutrients increase thanks to the canning process.

Visionary leaders in Ohio’s agricultural community to be honored in August

Monday, May 20, 2013

COLUMBUS — Four Ohioans who have committed their lives to working in, promoting and advocating for Ohio’s farm and agribusiness community will be honored Aug. 2 by the Ohio Agricultural Council (OAC), when they are inducted into the Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame. The Ohio Agricultural Council (OAC) will induct Shirley Dunlap Bowser of Williamsport, […]

USDA funds research to study the effects of weather variability on cattle

Saturday, May 18, 2013

MADISON, Wis. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded $19.5 million to support research, education and extension activities associated with climate solutions in agriculture.

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