Board to review amusement ride inspection chain in Ohio
More than six months after one of the most catastrophic carnival ride accidents in Ohio history, a state advisory board has agreed to form a new committee to review the amusement ride inspection process.
Economist: Solar tariff likely to breed Chinese backlash on ag
In California, more than half of paid generated energy is used to move water. In pumping groundwater, moving it around fields for irrigation or providing drinking to herds, agriculture is a primary user of energy.
MSU Farmers Day to kick off next half-century in Coldwater
The 51st annual Farmers Day is slated for Feb. 19 at the Branch Area Career Center in Coldwater, with a full slate of educational seminars, entertaining speakers, a trade show and an opportunity for Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) exams.
Horses quarentined in Ohio, Kentucky by equine herpes
The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) has confirmed positive cases of equine herpes virus (EHP) in five horses at separate locations around the state. The agency has placed multiple facilities under quarantine and is actively investigating where these animals have been and what other animals have been exposed.
BOAH still monitoring bovine TB zone in southeast Indiana
Having a veterinarian test his cattle for bovine tuberculosis (TB) was an inconvenience, but it had to be done, said Dave White, a cattle producer in Brookville who owns White’s Livestock Auction and is the market representative on the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH).