WASHINGTON — The future of 2012 farm bill is unknown, after the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, often called the super committee, failed to reach a compromise Nov. 21.
COLUMBUS — An invasive species synonymous with the South has taken root in the Eastern Corn Belt, but according to Ohio State University Extension field crop pathologist Anne Dorrance, kudzu doesn’t yet present quite the headaches for farmers above the Mason-Dixon Line as it has below.
WOOSTER, Ohio — It was fitting that the man who signed the proclamation for the first official Thanksgiving and established the U.S. Department of Agriculture was on hand help celebrate agriculture and conservation at the 2011 Wayne Soil and Water Conservation District annual meeting.
ENON VALLEY, Pa. — Last summer, when Don Kenny visited his cardiologist for a routine check of his enlarged heart, the specialist told him he’d see him in a year. That was good news for the 52-year-old western Pennsylvania farmer who was busy making changes in his dairy operation and looking forward to working with […]
Farmers stepping up conservation efforts, in light of new algal blooms in Lake Erie watershed.
Zehringer will leave ag department, become chair of ODNR. State veterinarian Tony Forshey will become interim director of agriculture.
ODPA holds annual fall meeting in Canal Fulton, tours Clardale Farms.
During NAILE, the event hosts nearly 23,000 livestock entries from almost every state.
This year’s Thanksgiving dinner will cost you more (but it’s still a bargain).
In the 17 years of the Operation Evergreen program, as many as 3,000 trees have been donated to the military.