Sunday, June 26, 2016

A new survey from CareerBuilder finds that nearly half (49 percent) of employers know within the first five minutes of an interview whether a candidate is a good or bad fit for the position, and 87 percent know within the first 15 minutes.
nutrition label

The Food and Drug Administration is considering updating those nutrition labels on food packaging. The last time nutrition labels were updated was the 1990s. Since then we've learned a lot about nutrition.

Six years ago, then-16-year-old high school student Sanjay Rajpoot was channel surfing at his parents' Santa Barbara, Calif., home when a documentary caught his attention. It was about hydroponics -- the practice of growing plants in water without soil.

Ohio's ag nutrients and water quaity bill is passed by the Senate.

When it comes to biofuels, corn leads the all-important category of biomass yield. However, focusing solely on yield comes at a high price, scientists say.
seedlings

Urban farms are filling vacant lots, growing as rooftop gardens, and sprouting in streetside flowerboxes. Creative and resourceful city farming methods put-to-use in the country can increase farm yields, productivity and profit. Urban farming techniques can help country farmers optimize space, micromanage renewable resources, and market products direct.

Auctioneers from across the state convened this past weekend for the Ohio Auctioneers Association (OAA) annual conference.

Watts Farms in Licking County named Commercial Cattlemen of the Year.
bottles of seeds

Having a difficult time finding that heirloom tomato you bought at a farmers market last summer? Why not attend a seed swap? And what better time to find a seed swap than National Seed Swap Day?

With the colder temperatures and calving season upon us, the nutrient requirement for momma cows is soon to be at its peak demand.
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