Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.
The high corn yields from this year and last year are forcing a drop in prices not seen in the past five years.
Officials say a Detroit-based business is recalling nearly 2 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in Ohio and three other states.
State agriculture officials say Ohio beekeepers lost 50 to 80 percent of their honeybees over the harsh winter, threatening the farming industry.
The virus known as PED mainly affects piglets and has a nearly 100 percent mortality rate.
The USDA reports that more than three-fourths of Ohio’s corn crop was in good or excellent condition as of July 21 – compared to 15 percent at the same time last year.
State agriculture officials are looking into what they call a strange discovery of nine cow carcasses found early Tuesday.
In cities around the country, residents are planting crops on rooftops, on abandoned elevated train tracks, in vacant lots and, of course, backyards. On Columbus’s north side, a new store has become a resource for urban farmers.
Experts say this year’s down corn crop is expected to intensify the debate over whether corn should be used for food or ethanol.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is visiting the Ohio State Fair on Friday to discuss the country’s worst drought in decades and his department’s efforts to help producers.
Corn and soybean farmers around the state continue to deal with sweltering temperatures and dangerously-low amounts of rain.