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Fourth graders from around Athens County learned the importance of agriculture during the 15th annual Agriculture Awareness Day at the Athens County Fairgrounds on Friday.
If waterfowl are still carrying the highly pathogenic avian influenza that they were last spring, local chicken and turkey farms may have reason to worry.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced a goal to cut the amount of food that Americans waste by 50 percent by 2030.
The Third District Court of Appeals reversed a ruling of a $5.3 million Hardin County verdict, saying that the case should have been dismissed before going to a jury trial. The court ruled in favor of H&C Ag. Services LLC against Ohio Fresh Eggs, LLC and Trillium Farm Holdings, LLC. H&C does business as LandTech.
The spring snowpack is the paltriest ever measured — by April it contained just 5% of a normal year’s water — and by the end of August the major reservoirs held 59% of their historical average.
COLUMBUS -- In 1978, when Bret Davis graduated from high school and became a partner in the family farm, almost no one owned a computer, farming practices were handed down from father to son, and data amounted to penciled notes on pieces of paper.
“Tracking the use of antibiotics is critical to knowing how we’re doing with stewardship,” said Beth Bell, director of the CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases. “Good information about where, why and how animal antibiotics are used is the basic information needed to know when stewardship is going well.”
U.S. farmers are growing fewer types of crops than they were 34 years ago, which could have implications for how farms fare as changes to the climate evolve, according to a large-scale study by Kansas State University, North Dakota State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Less crop diversity may also be impacting the general ecosystem.
U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) unveiled the results of an econometric study showing that excessive farm support in several advanced developing countries could cost U.S. wheat farmers nearly $1 billion in revenue every year.
The 26th class of honorees will be inducted into the Farm Science Review Hall of Fame during the Celebration of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences luncheon, a first-time event, on Sept. 24. John Hixson and Harold Watters will join past honorees for their contributions to and support of the Farm Science Review.