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Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 4 deaths

Published Dec. 22, 2014

Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.

USDA releases additional Actual Production History information

Published Dec. 22, 2014

USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) has released additional details of the Actual Production History (APH) Yield Exclusion program designed to give crop producers relief from severe weather and drought.

Climate change will require major transformation in farming system to tackle dra

Published Dec. 19, 2014

By mid-century the world needs to plan major transformations of its agriculture systems that respond to not just one but various climate change scenarios, says a study highlighting the serious nature of the climate impacts.

Ohio pork farmers donate 10,000 pounds of ham to Ohioans

Published Dec. 19, 2014

The Ohio Pork Council and the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) donated 10,000 pounds of hams to their Northeast Ohio neighbors, through the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, was on hand to greet recipients and show gratitude for the protein-packed donation to her constituents.

Ohioans can rub elbows with sustainable farming experts

Published Dec. 19, 2014

It's a chance to rub elbows with sustainable farmers, growers and experts in Ohio. Registration is open for the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association's 36th annual conference, to be held in February.