Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Meigs County men enter pleas in federal crop insurance case.

With the increase in horizontal Utica shale wells coming online, production has nearly doubled in Ohio.

Richard Roush has been named dean of Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences following a two-year search.

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.
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