Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 10/25
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The world wastes more food than you think.
Seed prices aren’t likely to fall for next growing season, even though crop prices have dropped.
The top stories from the week August 24-30, 2014.
Some farmers have had no choice but to cut down their dead peach trees and plant new ones.
Worksheets, formulas and online calculators can help to estimate potential corn and soybean harvests.
Fertilizer conservation may be the answer to reducing phosphorus runoff from farms into Lake Erie, according to Mansfield News Journal.
A new computer program could help farmers control their nitrogen fertilizer usage.
Even though statistics say that U.S. employment is rising, the number of Americans who face food insecurity will not necessarily fall, according to Huffington Post.
Even though Missouri’s Constitutional Amendment 1 was passed on Aug. 5, a recount is expected.
Owners and two employees of a slaughterhouse that processed bad beef are now facing charges.
The Mason jar was once a staple for 19th and early 20th century living, but now it has become a modern, hip trend for some.
There are several options for extending your gardening season into the fall and winter months.
The FDA is unaware of many additives that are used in processed foods, some of which cause illnesses.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PowerSource reports that the proposed gas compressor station in the Marcellus Shale region of Beaver County, Pennsylvania has been approved, despite pleas from area residents.
The top stories from the week of August 10-16, 2014.
Ohio’s corn yield is expected to exceed last year’s harvest, but the state’s soybean yield is predicted to be flat, according to The Columbus Dispatch.
According to St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the corn harvest is looking plentiful this year, but farmers are concerned that the demand won’t be as great as the yield.
According to Reuters, the South’s soybean crop is growing more quickly than the rest of the country, and will potentially help lull the demand until midwest soybeans are ready in the coming months.
The Toledo Blade reports that water tainted with toxins from algal blooms is considered safe for some garden plants, but not all of them.
There are two ways to preserve food: using a boiling water canner or using a pressure canner.
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