Recent food-based research has discovered fruits and vegetables contain natural cancer-fighting capabilities when consumed appropriately.
Bradford County student named 2012 Pennsylvania Dairy Princess. Two alternates hail from Susquehanna, Centre Counties.
Farming of the future? Growing food in space may be a possibility.
WASHINGTON — That interesting shrub growing in a neighbor’s front yard may actually be exactly what you think it is — a somewhat unusual ornamental that produces pink blueberries. These berries not only look pretty, but they’re tasty, too, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture scientist Mark K. Ehlenfeldt. As a plant geneticist with USDA’s […]
LONDON, Ohio — The record-setting drought of 2012 has finally let up for much of Ohio — with steady rain events the last couple weeks. But undoubtedly, the damage is already done and will continue to be a problem the rest of this year and into the first half of 2013. The long-term effects of […]
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Barbara Christ, senior associate dean and professor at Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, has been named interim dean of the college while a national search for a permanent replacement gets under way.
Options include doing nothing, increasing no-till, cover crops, and policy that would encourage limits on emissions and carbon credit trading.
If successful, the beef checkoff in Ohio would increase from $1 to $2. The national checkoff would be unchanged.
The proposed farm bill was the feature discussion at an opening session of the 50th Ohio Farm Science Review, where a burst of rainy weather stood in stark contrast to the drought that plagued most of this year.
VALENCIA, Pa. — Lights. Camera. Action. That’s what happens when actors and actresses are trying to create a movie. But what happens when you turn the lights on and point a camera toward a farming family? Life That’s how they describe it and that’s how the King family wants it. Logistics Farm Kings is a reality television […]