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12:33 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Ohio Beekeepers Lost Colonies Over The Winter

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State agriculture officials say beekeepers lost 50 to 80 percent of their honeybees over the winter, threatening the farming industry.

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6:57 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Bad Weather Could Force Changes In School Meals Programs

Thousands of families had to find different ways to feed their kids after multiple calamity days at schools cut them off from access to free or reduced-priced meals.

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12:25 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Fireworks To Be Used To Get Rid Of Geese Near Olentangy River

The city of Columbus plans to use fireworks and lasers to scare away the geese officials say are thwarting efforts to develop newly widened Olentangy River banks.

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7:01 am
Fri January 3, 2014

U.S., Ohio Corn Production Rose Last Year

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says American farmers produced nearly 14 billion bushels of corn in 2013.

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11:40 am
Fri September 6, 2013

One In Six Ohioans Facing Food Insecurity

New data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows low-income Ohioans continue to have problems feeding themselves and their families.

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7:02 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Feds Lower Estimate On Corn Crop

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has slightly lowered its estimate of the size of this year's corn crop, reflecting late planting in Ohio and other states caused by a wet spring.

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6:27 am
Thu April 4, 2013

State, Feds To Fight Food Stamp Fraud

The federal government estimates 766 million dollars, or one percent of food stamp benefits, are misappropriated because of fraud.

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