Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Former deputy secretary of USDA from 1991 to 1993, Ann Veneman, has been appointed by President-elect George W. Bush as the nation's 27th secretary of agriculture.

Editor Susan Crowell talks about when we use the same word, "family farming."we do not all mean the same thing and about common ground.

The Pennsylvania Nutrient Management Plan Grant Implementation Program is accepting applications until Dec. 29.

Medina County 4-H will present a six-class tractor certification course Jan. 13 through Feb. 17for those 14-16 who will be operating a tractor over 20-horse power.

After months of work and 300,000 public comments, USDA has released national standards for organically grown products.

USDA announced last week that 2,000 pork checkoff referendum ballots initially declared invalid will be reviewed again at the county level to determine whether they can be counted.

Dennis Buffington, professor of agricultural at Penn State, studies when to consider heating by burning corn.

The Cuyahoga National Park is re-establishing farming where it was being pursued before the park was created 25 years ago. Proposals for sustainable farming operations are being accepted.

New PBS series is holding a casting call of centernarians to have their stories told on The Living Century, a new series that premiered in December.

Bible texts from the 1st century through the Kings James version of 1611 showcase some of the milestones of its earliest history on exhibit at the University of Michigan.
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