U.S. Department of Agriculture

A new federal study ranks Ohio among the worst states in the nation for families on the brink of hunger.

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Columbus City Schools officials this morning announced a bold move to get more kids to eat breakfast and lunch at school. 

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Federal and state officials are trying to get more low-income children to participate in free or reduced-price meal programs this summer.

Ohio Beekeepers Lost Colonies Over The Winter

Apr 24, 2014

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

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.

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.

U.S., Ohio Corn Production Rose Last Year

Jan 3, 2014

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

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

Feds Lower Estimate On Corn Crop

Jul 12, 2013

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.

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