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What does Katy Perry have to do with agriculture?

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Pop star Katy Perry has found herself in an awkward situation stemming from the release of her new album, Prism — which has been named a ‘bio-security concern.”

Marcellus and Utica shale update: Monroe and Noble counties lead pack

Thursday, November 7, 2013

According to the ODNR, there are 35 Marcellus shale permits and 953 permits for drilling in Utica shale.

African youth become haymaking entrepreneurs

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

A project spearheaded by scientists in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Uganda’s Makarere University is helping African youths establish businesses and generate income.

Carrollton Farmers Exchange expanding with dry and liquid fertilizer

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Carrollton Farmers Exchange is expanding with a 1,100 ton dry fertilizer bulk storage and blending facility, and the addition of a liquid fertilizer plant with 44,000-gallon capacity.

ODA staff tour some premier Ohio cheese makers

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Ohio produced more than one-third of the nation’s Swiss cheese in 2012.

Pipeline construction: More ‘drilling mud’ leaks likely

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Concerns have been raised over three separate bentonite, or drilling mud, leaks in Ohio and West Virginia since Oct. 24, but a geoscience expert with Penn State University said the incidents are not uncommon.

Money on the farm: Useful software for farmers

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Whether you’re a farmer, a ranchers or another kind of small business owner, you need software to help untangle your finances. Here’s a software suggestions to help get the ball rolling.

Smithsonian explores beginnings of biotechnology in new display

Monday, November 4, 2013

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History chronicles the story of biotechnology and its impact on society in a new showcase display, “The Birth of Biotech,” which opened Oct. 25.

Protect aquatic life: Don’t flush unused medications, expert advises

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Before flushing medicine down the toilet, stop and think about a different way to dispose of it.

Being energy efficient when Daylight Saving Time ends

Saturday, November 2, 2013

When the time comes to turn clocks back, eco-conscious men and women can employ various strategies to conserve energy.

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