Sunday, March 29, 2020
Ohio farm

Agriculture is considered essential business during COVID-19 closures, but farms may face challenges with the H-2A visa program and labor on the farm.
farmers market

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture put out guidance for how agricultural businesses can stay open while slowing the spread of COVID-19.
farmers hands on tool

Many agricultural businesses are still open after stay-at-home orders were enacted, but they’ve changed the way they operate.
DeWine Farm Bureau

A coalition of Ohio Agriculture groups reminded Gov. Mike DeWine of the importance of farming as his administration respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.
horses eating hay

URBANA, Ill. — It’s something you wouldn’t believe could happen unless you saw it. You walk out to the barn in the morning and...
FFA logo

Firelands FFA members submitted application and officer books for evaluation and Black River FFA chapter started off its spring judging invitationals.
beech leaf disease

The symptoms of beech leaf disease are plain to see, but opinions differed on the cause. Now, researchers may be one step closer to finding an answer.

Though movies don’t often feature farmers or farms, agriculture has had some nods from Hollywood in the past. Some of the movies that are farm-centric may not be the gigantic and special effects-motivated summer blockbuster like The Dark Knight or Marvel’s: The Avengers, but they’re good entertainment.
guy carrying cans

Food banks facing overwhelming demand are being hamstrung by bureaucratic red tape. It's leaving people hungry and putting them in danger.
Two students and a teacher work on a soil experiment.

Students at East Technical High School, in Cleveland, are learning about agriculture through an agribusiness career and technical education program.