Sunday, March 7, 2021

Rutgers University scientists have developed a way to use living plants to reliably and inexpensively manufacture biologically active compounds ranging from human insulin to cancer-fighting supplements.

In the face of a total crop failure in wheat country, will Congress finally stand firm on its long-held resolve to quit throwing out its own budget by voting in farm disaster aid?

In 2000, gross income from meat animals was up 16 percent.

In this week's commentary, Editor Susan Crowell addresses one very special girl graduating from high school this year.

Executive director of the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory assured consumers that no health risk has been linked to eating beef from animals infected with foot-and-mouth disease.

Jacques Diouf, director-general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said in a May 14 speech in Stockholm that each GMO application must be fully analyzed on a case-by-case basis.

Dickinson Cattle Co., a family-owned, working Texas Longhorn Ranch, opens its gates for public tours June 1 to Sept. 4.

As of May 21, the number of aborted fetuses and dead foals submitted for testing to the Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center since April 28 broke the 500 mark at 528.

Mount Vernon in Miniature, on display in Independence until Sept. 23, was created by a group of miniaturists, artisans, and "George enthusiasts," has traveled throughout the United States.

Allen Lines, OSU agricultural economist says that high costs and low prices are beginning to temper optimism among Ohio farmers Without the government program there would be a lot of farmers in financial deep water.