Crops not contaminated by East Palestine train derailment: state
The samples showed plants did not contain semi-volatile organic compounds associated with the train derailment, according to finalized test results.
What the Supreme Court’s Prop 12 decision means to farmers
The ruling in favor of California’s Proposition 12, which requires more space for breeding pigs, will “increase prices for consumers and drive small farms out of business,” said Scott Hays, president of the National Pork Producers Council.
Bearish grain markets not helped by USDA
USDA reports and continued fast planting by Midwest farmers are driving changes in the grain markets. Marlin Clark weighs in on the latest price changes.
How to get rid of European starlings
There are several ways to discourage starlings from visiting your backyard. Eliminating easy access to food sources and nesting sites is crucial.
CFAES professor wins ‘Oscar’ of engineering
Judit E. Puskas has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering Class of 2023 in recognition of sustained excellence in innovation and education.
Stark Co. farmer Ben Klick embraces technology, new challenges
Klick has farming in his blood. He is part of a farm family that’s in its fifth generation. According to Klick, farming is a business, and everyone should be open to the entrepreneurial side. In the meantime, he is giving voice to a new generation.
Hatch of spotted lanternfly observed in Cincinnati
Jonathon Shields, Agriculture Inspection Manager with the Ohio Department of Agriculture, has confirmed a hatch of spotted lanternfly in Cincinnati.
Retired educator sees potential in aquaponics
Doug Hiscox recently opened Cave Creek Aquaponics with his wife, Linda, in Lisbon, Ohio.
Redding confirmed to serve again as Pennsylvania ag secretary
The Pennsylvania Senate unanimously confirmed Russell Redding to serve as Pennsylvania’s 27th Secretary of Agriculture on May 10.
Private well owners should get wells tested annually: NGWA
Because winter storms and spring flooding can lead to contamination and damage, spring is an ideal time to test private water systems.