Saturday, February 6, 2016

This web-based mapping application and downloadable data allow residents to see detailed underground mine maps that were once only available in hard copies.

Rice containing an overactive gene that makes it resistant to a common herbicide can pass that genetic trait to weedy rice, prompting powerful growth even without a weed-killer to trigger the modification benefit, new research shows.
grocery store photo

Shoppers are paying slightly more for food items at the grocery store compared to the first half of 2013.

What can Ohio learn from Pennsylvania's approach to the shale boom? Thomas Murphy, co-director of the Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research, has some suggestions.
raw chicken

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that illness caused by strains of Salmonella Heidelberg are associated with raw chicken products produced by Foster Farms at three facilities in California.
Affordable Care Act Website

Reports of ACA-related scams initially surfaced in Ohio over the summer. With consumers and small business representatives now shopping for exchange coverage, even more scammers may try to take advantage of people.

Ohio beef producers will be asked to vote for an increase in beef checkoff dollars in 2014.
indoor vegetable garden

How do you grow vegetables indoors over winter? Here are a few pointers on how to do it easily.

This year's apple crop appears favorable, and for states like Michigan and New York, that's a big improvement over last year.

CF Boy Caroline 210 ET, exhibited by Clayton Boyert, Seville, Ohio, was the supreme female champion at the 2013 Keystone International Livestock Exposition in Harrisburg, Pa.
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