posted on November 13, 2015 at 4:16 PM
The algae bloom that spread across Lake Erie this summer was the largest on record and left behind a thick, paint-like scum that covered an area roughly the size of New York City, government scientists said Tuesday.
posted on March 20, 2015 at 2:18 PM
Warmer temperatures returned to the Midwest this week. But in Ohio, heavy rains and rapid melting of snow led to severe flooding.
posted on December 24, 2014 at 3:49 PM
While environmental groups are doing a victory dance over New York's decision to ban fracking, farmers such as apple grower David Johnson are grieving for dashed hopes and dreams.
posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:09 PM
Ohio's lawmakers are taking their first step toward slowing the spread of algae in Lake Erie since a toxin contaminated the drinking water for more than 400,000 people. Legislation approved in the state House would ban farmers in much of...
posted on August 15, 2014 at 11:40 AM
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio's environmental regulators laid out a plan Thursday to assist cities with testing and treating their drinking water, a first step in the state's response to a water emergency in Toledo that left 400,000 people without...
posted on December 6, 2013 at 6:20 PM
The lawsuit questions whether states that are eager for the jobs and tax revenues can trump local restrictions that communities say protect them from haphazard development?
posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:01 PM
ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials Thursday reported a five-fold increase of cases of a new strain of swine flu that spreads from pigs to people.
The cumulative case count jumped from 29 a week ago to 158 this week, thanks to a wave of...
posted on May 11, 2012 at 4:42 PM
posted on March 16, 2012 at 6:29 PM
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio's farmers won't be forced to change how they use fertilizer and manure even though both are thought to be contributing to the growing algae outbreaks in Lake Erie. Instead, state officials are hoping that farmers will...
posted on January 13, 2012 at 4:57 PM
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Boos, applause and the occasionaloutburst marked a gathering of about 500 Ohio residents seekingexplanations for a series of earthquakes that has hit their areasince deep injection drilling came to...
posted on August 12, 2011 at 5:05 PM
Life-size butter sculptures of everything from cows to space heroes and Hollywood stars are among the most beloved traditions of state fairs, drawing thousands of admirers each year from Iowa to Ohio and as far south as Texas.
posted on May 28, 2010 at 3:05 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Food companies that remove high-fructose corn syrup from their products threaten the jobs of farmers in Ohio, the nation's No. 7 grower of corn, state agriculture leaders say.
posted on October 30, 2009 at 3:10 PM
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP)-Ohio voters will decide next week whether to create a board overseeing livestock care in a move that could give farmers in rural America a blueprint for battling animal rights groups intent on outlawing cramped cages for...
posted on August 7, 2009 at 8:08 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — On a small plot of land owned by Ohio State University, 13 high school students have dedicated their summer vacation to farming.
posted on February 20, 2009 at 8:02 PM
Wilmington, Ohio (AP) - Semi trailers loaded with donated food and other items pulled into town Thursday, bringing much-needed supplies to families devastated by the impending pullout of cargo shipper DHL.