Midwest prairies are some of the most productive farmlands in the U.S., and prairie potholes — depressions left behind in the landscape when glaciers made their last retreat around 12,000 years ago — contain some of the prairies’ most fertile soils.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There’s been shift in profit centers on some Midwestern dairy farms for a couple years, one that is likely to shift again in 2014.
Many of us have probably thrown away food due to spoilage. Unfortunately, doing this can be wasteful and expensive. Here’s how to get the most out of your food by storing it properly.
The OPGMA produce congress is underway and continues through Jan. 22 in Sandusky.
The National Milk Producers Federation had worked on the DSA for four years, but now says the full House will not consider the act.
The Federal Aviation Administration recently announced the selection of the six public entities that will develop unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and test sites around the country.
This is the first comprehensive spending proposal for the federal government since the 2012 omnibus spending bill. The good news is that the bill increases discretionary funding for major ag programs.
ABC’s reality television show “Shark Tank” has been putting capitalist dreams on television for five seasons, but one episode has really taken off.
A management review of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board by the Livestock, Poultry and Seed Program of USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service verified the Beef Board is operating within the provisions of the Beef Promotion and Research Act and Order and in line with all applicable Federal laws, regulations and policies.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director James Zehringer says everything is being done to ensure water supplies are not affected by any process of the Utica shale drilling process.