When it comes to foodborne illness, fresh produce belies its healthful aura: Fresh fruits and vegetables account for 24 percent of U.S. foodborne illness in which both the responsible food and contaminant are identified, according to a 2013 analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Using a plant-derived chemical, University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have developed a process for creating a concentrated stream of sugars that’s ripe with possibility for biofuels.
The president has signed the farm bill into law, praising bipartisanship by the House and Senate.
A milk truck slid down a snow-covered hill, crashing into the house of a Belmont County man.
Cargill, the world’s largest producer of hamburger, has begun labeling its products that contain the company’s finely textured beef product.
Ohio Farmers Union members oppose state beef checkoff increase, give nod to severance tax if receipts directed to affected counties.
Members of Dairylea Cooperative Inc. approved a proposed merger with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA).
Dave knew from the moment he ended his first phone conversation with Alicia she was the woman he would marry. Alicia was the first person he met on FarmersOnly.com, a dating site for farmers, ranchers and country folks. And FarmersOnly was the first and only site he joined.
In the Utica shale, there are 40 drilling rigs. There are now a total of 1,061 permits issued and 697 wells drilled.
CattleFax expert: Cattle prices are expected to average $135 compared to $126 during 2013, an increase of 7 percent.