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Singh became recognized for a body of research in areas such as energy conservation, freezing preservation, postharvest technology and mass transfer in food processing. His research on airflow in complex systems helped design innovative systems for the rapid cooling of strawberries
“People are sharing what they know so that that information can be taken and be used elsewhere and promote any successful farming practices,” she said.
Continuing rain that kept growers from replanting fields washed out by prior rains also has caused concern that there won't be time to replant.
Ohio’s state NRCS technical staff recently adopted an interim practice standard providing guidelines for how gypsum can be incorporated as part of various conservation programs including the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).
Call it farm-vertising. These ads promise to demonstrate that fast food isn’t the product of a global industrial complex shipping food in to a central processing kitchen and then trucking products out to the McDonald’s on the corner. They would have use believe that it’s our friendly neighborhood grocer buying from local backyards who is responsible for our Big Macs.
Earnings for workers in the U.S. farm sector plunged in the early months of 2015, with all but nine states posting declines, the Commerce Department said Monday. Farm earnings fell 22.4% in the first quarter, which Commerce attributed primarily to lower livestock output
For years, biofuels have been seen as an important part of the solution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. And airlines, with their concentration around airports and use of the same kind of fuel, have been seen as a promising customer in a biofuels industry that has struggled to gain traction.
A delegation of foreign wheat purchasers and traders visited the research being done at Ohio State University’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, June 26.
Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced that starting July 1, 2015, dairy farmers can enroll in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Margin Protection Program for coverage in 2016.
Northwest Ohio experienced a downpour over the weekend that capped off an especially rainy June and area farmers are feeling the impact.
Persistent rains throughout most of Ohio during the latter two-thirds of June have done a real number on corn and soybean fields. The crops, which just two weeks ago were mostly in good condition, are now considered only fair, with a rising percentage in poor shape.
Corn is not only the largest single crop grown today, but was one of the first grown by the settlers in the early 19th century. Then, corn was primarily used as either food or livestock feed. Today, about one fourth of the field corn grown in Fairfield County is consumed as livestock feed.
United Way of Clark, Champaign and Madison Counties and the Clark County Farm Bureau hosted 167 second- and third-graders from the Springfield City School District at the event, which started four years ago.
Greg Peterson, a Saline County, Kan., farmer, is part of the YouTube sensation known as the Peterson Farm Brothers, along with his brothers, Nathan and Kendal.
Ohio’s Fifth District Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that a West Lafayette veteran violated village law by owning ducks he deemed therapeutic.
The same kinds of algorithms that analyze the human genome can analyze a farmer’s field to save water.
In my assessment, the period from 2007 to 2012 was an economic aberration and the periods prior and post 2007 to 2012 may be more the normal standard
Katie Hagemann, Tevis Mott, Elizabeth Babcock and Travis Meyers say more agriculture teachers are needed to replace those retiring or leaving the profession. They themselves began teaching within the past few years after earning degrees in agriculture education from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
President Barack Obama signed fast track trade legislation Monday that most farm groups hope will lead to lower tariffs on U.S. ag exports to Pacific Rim nations and Europe.
A group of scientists have issued a statement calling on Congress and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to prioritize agroecology—the science of managing agricultural lands and minimizing the impact on the environment—when funding agricultural research.
God bless the ladies who play such an important role on farms and ranches across the country, raising families, food, fiber and energy.
The proposal would create 10 pot farms across Ohio for commercial marijuana production and allow individuals older than 21 to grow the crop for personal use