URBANA, Ill. — At age 83, when many people have long since retired, University of Illinois researcher Richard Bernard unveiled his 14th variety of Gardensoy edamame. Bernard has been breeding soybeans and edamame, or vegetable soybeans, since 1954. And he has no intentions of stopping. After the release of Gardensoy 51, he is looking ahead […]
With euthanasia standards approved, rules for veal and other species are up next.
COLUMBIANA, Ohio — John B. “Jack” and Donna Grubbs of Leetonia Road in Leetonia, were awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the Columbiana County Farm Bureau Federation during its annual meeting recently. The Distinguished Service Award is the highest honor bestowed by the organization. It is awarded each year at the annual meeting. History Grubbs […]
Euthanasia standards approved, will now enter the legal review process.
Everyone’s trying to figure out how the Jefferson County grand champion lamb avoided slaughter as required by law.
Processors can now label milk as “rbST-free.” Decision also claims a compositional difference exists between rbST-free and rbST-treated milk.
URBANA — Hog producers were ready to expand this fall. That may have been appropriate when 2010 corn prices were expected to close at $3.50 in early July, but that is no longer an acceptable conclusion with expectations closer to $5, said Purdue University Extension economist Chris Hurt. “Higher corn prices will cut margins over […]
A meeting held by the Ohio Farm Bureau, was to alert the public to changes in the CAUV program.
(Part III in three-part series.) SALEM, Ohio — With everything in life, there are good experiences and bad experiences. The Marcellus Shale boom in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia is no exception. One family in Evans City, Pa. has had a positive experience with Marcellus Shale drilling on their property. So positive, in fact, he […]
Scroll down to view slide shows. FARMERSTOWN, Ohio — The best way to take in the barn building at Mose Miller’s dairy farm near Farmerstown may have been in silence. Indeed, it was in silence that many watched, Amish and English, standing next to each other, or sitting in chairs at a safe distance. There […]
ALLIANCE, Ohio — Across Ohio, people are trimming their energy bills, increasing their independence and taking steps to address climate change. Anyone can get involved and those interested can join others for the annual solar tour.
LONDON, Ohio — The early crop harvest kept farmers in the fields instead of at last week’s Farm Science Review, as attendance at this year’s Farm Science Review was 124,122, compared to last year’s crowd of 138,014.
Five Ohio farm families received the Ohio Conservation Farm Family Award Sept. 23 at the Farm Science Review: John M. Buck, Marion County; Eugene and Dean Welch, Ashland County; Stanley and Rick Moore, Harrison County; Larry, Richard and Sam Kinney, Logan County; Martha Gerber Rittinger, Ross County.
URBANA, Ill. — In the search for the perfect crop for biofuel production, miscanthus has become the darling to many. But in an effort to not be charmed by its enormous potential for biomass production, researchers at the University of Illinois are taking a careful look at the pros and cons of its behavior in […]
Ohio dairy cow abuser pleads guilty, sentenced for his actions.
Concerns over keeping drinking water safe over the Marcellus Shale drilling process is on the minds of many.
Scenes from the 2010 Farm Science Review.
What is being lost through society is being brought back through technology for future generations.
Be prepared when approached about a Marcellus Shale gas lease.
Two slide shows of state and national officials assessing the tornado damage.