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Myth busted: Canned peaches as nutritious as fresh

Monday, May 20, 2013

Canned peaches are nutritionally equivalent to their fresh counterparts, and that some nutrients increase thanks to the canning process.

Visionary leaders in Ohio’s agricultural community to be honored in August

Monday, May 20, 2013

COLUMBUS — Four Ohioans who have committed their lives to working in, promoting and advocating for Ohio’s farm and agribusiness community will be honored Aug. 2 by the Ohio Agricultural Council (OAC), when they are inducted into the Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame. The Ohio Agricultural Council (OAC) will induct Shirley Dunlap Bowser of Williamsport, […]

USDA funds research to study the effects of weather variability on cattle

Saturday, May 18, 2013

MADISON, Wis. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded $19.5 million to support research, education and extension activities associated with climate solutions in agriculture.

House and Senate ag committees approve 2013 farm bill

Friday, May 17, 2013

WASHINGTON — The House and Senate ag committees both approved their respective versions of the farm bill this week, the House by a vote of 36 to 10, and the Senate approval was 15-5.

ODNR to release 2012 Utica shale well production numbers

Thursday, May 16, 2013

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will release the 2012 Utica shale well production results today. Join us at the Shale Gas Reporter for live coverage of the event.

Gardner Farms: A love for the environment and family

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Far off the beaten path in southwestern Pennsylvania, stands a farm with a sign on an outbuilding displaying one of its proudest achievements: 2012 Farmer of the Year for the Washington County Conservation District.

Horse plowing at Rohrer Farm is a spring tradition

Monday, May 13, 2013

Nearly 20 teams gathered May 11 at the Rohrer Farm near Wadsworth to demonstrate horse plowing to the public.

Out for blood: Ticks, Lyme disease cases on the rise in Ohio

Monday, May 13, 2013

Warmer weather is finally here and with the rising temperatures comes the emergence of ticks that may carry dangerous diseases, and are now looking to feed.

OARDC breaks ground on new ag engineering building

Saturday, May 11, 2013

After a tornado destroyed their building in September of 2010, a new research and engineering facility is being built that will house some 50-plus staff.

1,300 first graders at Ashtabula County Ag Day

Friday, May 10, 2013

The Ashtabula County Farm Bureau and the OSU Extension office in Ashtabula County taught more than 1,100 first graders where their food comes from.


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