News & Events

Vet school adds luster to Ohio State

Published Oct. 31, 2014

OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine ranks fifth among the nation’s 28 veterinary medical schools, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report graduate-school list. This makes it the highest-ranking college at Ohio State.

Harvest delays increase odds of yield loss for corn growers

Published Oct. 31, 2014

Weather-related delays caused many growers to choose to let corn dry in the field, but the longer the corn sits, the greater potential it has for yield loss, said Peter Thomison, an Ohio State University Extension agronomist

Elevator shortage puts farmers in a pinch

Published Oct. 31, 2014

More than 550 million pounds of corn and soybeans are being rerouted to grain elevators across southeastern Ohio after the August explosion at Coshocton Grain Co. Now, 900 Ohio farmers must find new buyers, some as far as 80 miles from their farms.

Farm Journal Media Buys Kiplinger Agriculture Letter

Published Oct. 31, 2014

For Kiplinger, the newsletter stood out in the company's stable of personal finance brands, but clearly aligns with Farm Journal Media's ag market focus. Effective with the deal, the newsletter will be renamed The Agriculture Letter and current editor Ed Maixner, who will be retiring at the end of this year, will serve as a consultant with Farm Journal Media.

Leading voice on agriculture fights to keep job

Published Oct. 31, 2014

Peterson, 70, a founder of the Blue Dog Coalition of fiscally conservative Democrats, chaired the Agriculture Committee for four years until Republicans took control of the House in 2011. He worked closely with its Republican chairman, Frank Lucas of Oklahoma, to shape the 2014 farm bill and nail down votes from both parties to get it approved.