Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The Summit County Fair youth livestock auction results.

Banburys show award winning sheep, and teach other exhibitors how to do the same.

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History is seeking farmers' help in telling stories of the innovation and experiences of farming and ranching across the U.S.
customers and menu

Carnegie Mellon University researchers recently put menu labels to the test by investigating whether providing diners with recommended calorie intake information along with the menu items caloric content would improve their food choices.

Andy White, Ashland, Ohio, won the International Auctioneers Competition July 19.

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...

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.
new strawberry species

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.