Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The subject of antibiotic-resistant pathogens and poultry is complicated, frightening and easily sensationalized, according to a food-safety expert in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.

Heavy rains through June became too much for many farms.

The rustic beauty of Pennsylvania’s farmhouses, barns and outbuildings often strikes motorists traveling the highways that crisscross the rural heartland of the state, but few people realize the stories these buildings can tell us about the past — and maybe the future — of agriculture.

As many as 7,000 children younger than 16 are injured in lawn mower accidents in the United States every year.

Many stories, one voice: New state fair choir director will train about 200 members.

Hot button issues of food safety and local foods draw 250 growers to annual Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association summer tour. (And healthy grower curiosity doesn't hurt either!)

Temperature, moisture, oxygen and crop damage during storage can create an environment where molds can produce additional mycotoxins.

Not only do they have one of the top ranked herds in Ohio — and also in the United States — for milk, fat and protein production, they bred a number of Excellent cows carrying their Cold Run Jerseys prefix.

LISBON, Ohio — Contractors have begun erecting the steel that will be part of the Columbiana County Fairgrounds’ grandstand project. “Everything looks like it’s on...
cattle grazing

Record high beef prices encourage some producers to expand, but investment will be costly.
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