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Freeze eggs to keep them longer

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Why freeze eggs? Sometimes you have more eggs than you can sell or eat. Finding a way to preserve those little gems is important.

USDA website now live, sort of

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The USDA’s website is now available, but with some key information withheld due to furloughs.

Farming still alive in Mahoning County

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Even in an urban county like Mahoning County, home of the city of Youngstown, agriculture is a major player, according to Eric Barrett, who works with OSU Extension in the county.

Government shutdown means less clarity in the markets

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

How much corn and soybeans has the nation harvested? How much is being exported? We’d know more, if government were open.

U.S. House appoints farm bill conferees

Monday, October 14, 2013

The House and Senate have both named their members who will conference the new farm bill.

From tar to thyme: Green roof sprouting on Ohio State’s ag campus

Monday, October 14, 2013

Ohio State University’s first publicly accessible green roof is open to visitors at Howlett Hall on the campus of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

Study highlights concerns over hydraulic fracturing

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Streams below fracking wastewater treatment show elevated salts, metals and radioactivity.

Farm groups appeal EPA rule for Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Friday, October 11, 2013

Farmers say issue belongs in the state hands, not the U.S. EPA.

Pennsylvania residents can now log on to internet to locate underground mines

Friday, October 11, 2013

This web-based mapping application and downloadable data allow residents to see detailed underground mine maps that were once only available in hard copies.

Modifying rice crops to resist herbicide prompts weedy neighbors’ growth spurt

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Rice containing an overactive gene that makes it resistant to a common herbicide can pass that genetic trait to weedy rice, prompting powerful growth even without a weed-killer to trigger the modification benefit, new research shows.

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