Thursday, June 21, 2018

Several records were set at the 2011 Ashtabula County Fair during the junior fair livestock sale.

WASHINGTON -- The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a directive Aug. 15 with new instructions to its inspectors to ensure...

WASHINGTON -- More than 1,000 new farmers markets have been recorded across the country, according to results released recently in the USDA's 2011 National Farmers Market Directory.

Several records were set at this year's market livestock sale at the Butler Farm Show, including a record $25.50 per pound for the grand champion hog.

TOLEDO -- The Center for Innovative Food Technology sponsored the fourth annual Food Product Development Contest, which showcases new local products that are ready for actual product development.

CLEVELAND -- Come this time next year, a dilapidated stretch of property along Detroit Avenue on Cleveland's west side will be reborn as a 1.5-acre community fruit orchard.

NEW YORK -- While the uncertainty on Wall Street directly affects the financial sector, a Purdue Extension agricultural economist says it's the indirect consequences...

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority, working in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Protection, will host auctions this fall for the sale and purchase of nutrient credits in the Susquehanna and Potomac watersheds.

KINSMAN, Ohio -- Innovative Farmers of Ohio will sponsor tours of two farms in Trumbull County Aug. 21. from 11 a.m.. to 1 p.m.

DALLAS -- People who frequently use tanning beds may be spurred by an addictive neurological reward-and-reinforcement trigger, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have...
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