Thursday, November 26, 2015

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.

The Carroll County youth livestock auction could have suffered through Ohio's heat wave, but prior to the beginning of the youth livestock auction, a thunderstorm rocked the fairgrounds and cooled the temperature. Puddles and mud became a welcome replacement to the oppressive heat.

Food animal health researchers with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences are looking for a unique way to test and trace the spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV).The swine disease was found for the first time in the U.S. in April, and has since impacted hundreds of hog operations in 15 states, including Ohio and Indiana.

A research team has found a new drought-protecting chemical that shows high potential for becoming a powerful tool for crop protection.

Rolling-Spring Holsteins, the Bean family of Franklin, Pa., earned premier breeder and premier exhibitor honors at this year’s Western Pa. Holstein Championship Show.

The Columbiana County Agriculture Hall of Fame will enshrine Curtis F. Hively and Carey Augustus Houlette July 30.

An American Psychological Association poll indicates 80 percent of Americans state the economy is a significant cause of stress, while 83 percent of women and 78 percent of men are stressed about money.
national ice cream month infographic

July is National Ice Cream Month! To celebrate, Farm and Dairy gathered some of our favorite ice cream facts and placed them in an infographic!
home on money

Homeowners in the U.S. paid a median price of $110,000 for their homes, according to a 2011 American Housing Survey profile released recently.