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Economists advise grain producers to watch the bottom line as prices dive

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Grain producers should consider cutting costs to prepare for what could be several years of lower crop prices, say Purdue University agricultural economists.

James William McLaughlin, 1928-1914

Monday, November 17, 2014

SALEM, Ohio — James William McLaughlin, 86, of Salem, Ohio, died Nov. 11 , 2014, at the Crandall Medical Center in Sebring. Mr. McLaughlin was born June 9, 1928, in Boardman, Ohio, to Edward Matthias and Mary (Mick) McLaughlin. He worked for the city of Salem in the water, sewer and distribution departments, retiring in […]

Everything you wanted to know about sustainable strawberries in an e-book

Saturday, November 15, 2014

It could be called “Everything You Wanted to Know about Sustainable Strawberries but Were Afraid to Ask,” but this e-book’s secrets can be now be revealed though a single download.

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to visit Marietta

Saturday, November 15, 2014

“People’s Tree” to visit 30 communities between Minnesota and Washington, D.C.

Acorn poisoning is a threat to cattle and sheep herds

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Acorns from this year’s fall crop could cause kidney failure in animals, particularly in cattle and sheep.

OCA members to offer replacement female sale

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Sires represented include Angus, Charolais, Gelbvieh, Limousin, Maine-Anjou, Red Angus, Shorthorn and Simmental.

Corn stalks make inexpensive feed source after harvest

Thursday, November 13, 2014

After harvest, corn fields still hold value.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline: Dominion asks FERC to begin review

Thursday, November 13, 2014

$4.5 billion-$5 billion pipeline would bring 1.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day to North Carolina and Virginia.

Tips on managing manure in winter

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Cold weather is quickly approaching and with it brings manure management concerns.

Ween smart, reduce livestock stress

Thursday, November 13, 2014

It has been said many times that the most economical way to raise cattle is in a forage system.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Nov. 13, 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Blake Campbell of the Waterford FFA Chapter won the National FFA Organization’s proficiency award in Swine Production Entrepreneurship. Campbell is one of four people who competed for this award at the national finals from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1 during the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. Campbell raises and markets five […]

New app fights urge to text and drive

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Three-in-four people admitting to at least glancing at their phones while behind the wheel.

Monsanto, wheat farmers reach settlement in Oregon GMO cases

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Monsanto and soft white wheat farmers have reached an agreement that resolves a number of lawsuits related to the 2013 discovery of genetically modified wheat on a farm in eastern Oregon.

Farm Credit Mid-America provides 299 ways to say thanks

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

In keeping with the season, Farm Credit Mid-America launches its 299 Ways to Say Thanks campaign aimed at acknowledging farmers, customers and the rural community for all they do to invest in and secure the future of agriculture and rural America.

Groups and colleges unite to create national task force on antibiotic use

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

A national task force has been created to advise the federal government on the use of antibiotics in production agriculture.

No-till conference to address top issues

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Water quality issues will dominate no-till conference.

Farm Credit introduces Homegrown by Heroes

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

MidAtlantic Farm Credit, has announced the Homegrown by Heroes initiative, a national food labeling program for veteran farmers.

Forage school coming to Jefferson

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Forage school to be held in January.

Women farmers need to be recognized for their work

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Editor: It’s almost impossible to imagine but according to the recent Women Farm survey of farms in Ohio, there are 32,237 women farm operators doing a variety of work in traditional farming, niche farming, agri-tourism and organics. As a woman farmer I would like to have more access to information, better linkages to other women […]

Pardon me: Ohio farm to present presidential turkey

Monday, November 10, 2014

Cooper Farms, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, is raising the Thanksgiving turkey to be pardoned by President Obama.

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