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The group Food & Water Watch filed suit in federal court to stop the implementation of the New Poultry Inspection System (NPIS) rules.
OHIO â€” After requesting $18 million from the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program, Ohio landowners and farmland protection organizations received $8.3 million in funding.
More than four years ago, environmental groups asked a federal court to order the Environmental Protection Agency to decide whether to ban a widely used pesticide that scientists have linked to illnesses in children. They settled the case in November 2011 after the EPA said it would make a decision within a year. On Wednesday, the same organizations filed a lawsuit, asking for a firm deadline.
The Ohio Farmers Union will bring together scientists and agricultural experts in late September in a forum on seeking solutions for the annual algal blooms in the western basin of Lake Erie. OFU President Joe Logan said itâ€™s important for farmers to acknowledge their part in Lake Erieâ€™s woes.
Chipotle (CMG) has never wanted to be a traditional fast-food restaurant. It's wanted to be viewed as better -- in terms of quality, ingredients, taste, supplier practices and just about everything else.
The opening of the Project Liberty ethanol plant in northern Iowa last week kicks off an effort to have commercial-scale production of cellulosic ethanol.
Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who put the House Agriculture Committee through legislative hell over a two-year period, lost his primary in June and is gone from Congress.
SALEM, Ohio â€” If youâ€™re paying someone else to plant or harvest your crop â€” known as custom work â€” youâ€™ll probably pay a little more this year than usual. Rates are up for everything from planting to harvesting, according to a survey conducted by Ohio State University, with results released in July.
WAUSEON, Ohio â€” The rules are changing on how Ohioâ€™s farmers can apply fertilizer to their fields â€” and many farmers are OK with that.
Henry County grain farmer Todd Hesterman is one of several who have opened their farms to on-farm research. At the end of one of his soybean fields are two water monitoring stations that measure tile flow, and automatically collect samples for nutrient analysis.