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Safely storing food and extending shelf life

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Many of us have probably thrown away food due to spoilage. Unfortunately, doing this can be wasteful and expensive. Here’s how to get the most out of your food by storing it properly.

Ohio produce growers’ congress: Know your customer, adjust to his behavior

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The OPGMA produce congress is underway and continues through Jan. 22 in Sandusky.

Farm bill 2014: National Milk says Dairy Security Act dead, looking at other options

Monday, January 20, 2014

The National Milk Producers Federation had worked on the DSA for four years, but now says the full House will not consider the act.

FAA names unmanned aircraft systems test sites, Ohio not on the list

Saturday, January 18, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration recently announced the selection of the six public entities that will develop unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and test sites around the country.

House, Senate approve $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill; ag research gets boost

Friday, January 17, 2014

This is the first comprehensive spending proposal for the federal government since the 2012 omnibus spending bill. The good news is that the bill increases discretionary funding for major ag programs.

Farm-related business makes it big on ABC’s Shark Tank, social media

Friday, January 17, 2014

ABC’s reality television show “Shark Tank” has been putting capitalist dreams on television for five seasons, but one episode has really taken off.

Final report notes ‘no reportable findings’ with checkoff management

Friday, January 17, 2014

A management review of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board by the Livestock, Poultry and Seed Program of USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service verified the Beef Board is operating within the provisions of the Beef Promotion and Research Act and Order and in line with all applicable Federal laws, regulations and policies.

Utica shale: ODNR working to ensure water stays safe

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director James Zehringer says everything is being done to ensure water supplies are not affected by any process of the Utica shale drilling process.

Miscues over ‘sell-by dates’ leads to consumer loss (Infographic)

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Dates on packages don’t always mean what you think.

Ohio Beef Checkoff up for vote, would increase from $1 to $2 per head

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Ohio Department of Agriculture Director David Daniels has signed the order for an Ohio Beef Checkoff referendum vote, which asks the doubling of the $1 per head checkoff fee to $2 per head.

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