Thursday, August 11, 2022
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Alan Guebert weighs in on a “Memorandum” that mapped how meatpackers and the Trump Administration kept employees working in coronavirus-rife meat plants.

Two reports released in October revealed tens of millions in pandemic spending were wasted on programs run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

County fairs and ag events had few takers for COVID vaccine clinics. But organizers say one more shot is better than none in the fight against COVID.

The USDA's National Veterinary Services Laboratories announced Sept. 24 confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 in a ferret in Florida.

Food vendors faced major losses in a 2020 that saw most fairs and festivals either scaled back or canceled completely. Vendors at the Canfield Fair were eager to be back for the 2021 season. Many are seeing customers return to the fairs in full force.

The first year of the pandemic brought new customers to the local food systems. With them came hope and an influx of income for small farmers. But it didn't last.

The USDA's National Veterinary Services Laboratories confirmed that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, was found in wild white-tailed deer in Ohio.

The results of a study indicated certain white-tailed deer populations in Illinois, Michigan, New York and Pennsylvania were exposed to SARS-CoV-2.

Dr. Kevin Sharrett is urging people in rural communities to accept the COVID-19 vaccine and the medical science that made it possible.

Gustavo Schuenemann and Jeffrey Workman answer frequently asked pandemic questions that Ohio State University Extension receives when visiting farms.