Thursday, November 26, 2015

The number of market-ready hogs this summer could fall by more than 10 percent because of PEDv.

WASHINGTON — To find out how to steer clear of Lyme disease during “picnic season” — a time when people are more likely to pick up ticks — the National Science Foundation spoke with NSF-funded disease ecologist Rick Ostfeld of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, in Millbrook, N.Y., and program director Sam Scheiner of NSF’s Division of Environmental Biology. Below are their insights.

Austin has been the capital of Texas since 1839, and in 2013 the area became the nation’s capital for population growth, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released.

The opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is mounting another charge, this time through various state ballots designed to put into law the mandatory labeling of GMO-derived ingredients in food.
National dairy month infographic

June is National Dairy Month: Did you know the average cow produces more than 500,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime? More fun facts on our infographic!

Two million acres in eastern Virginia are experiencing an unprecedented outbreak, and cankerworm populations there are showing no sign of collapse.

Ohio governor signs state's water quality and ag nutrient bill, requiring farmer-certification to apply fertilizer.

The Ohio Supreme Court is being asked to define how the Ohio Dormant Minerals Act from 1989 and 2006 interact.

Building on the 2014 farm bill, program allows private entities, other partners to invest in regional conservation projects.

The planting reality is that we caught up this week in good weather, and if the sun shines and we get a little rain on time, we will continue to expect big crops.