WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust lawsuit Jan. 22 against Dean Foods Company, challenging its April 2009 acquisition of Foremost Farms USA’s Consumer Products Division.
Kylie (left) and Olivia McLean of Salem, Ohio, took Farm and Dairy along as they vacationed in Louisville, Ky., where Kylie participated in the Jr. Guernsey Show at the North American International Livestock Exposition.
MARYSVILLE, Ohio — The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association is accepting bull consignments to the two Seedstock Improvement Sales held in April. The sales, held at 7 p.m. April 9 at Muskingum Livestock in Zanesville and at noon April 17 at Union Stock Yards Company in Hillsboro, offer an affordable way to market bulls from multiple breeds […]
VERONA, Wis. — Quality Certification Services Inc., a subsidiary of National Dairy Herd Information Association, added the ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) Proficiency Program to its myriad of services. For the past 15 years, Quality Certification Services has provided compliance auditing and certification to all provider segments of the Dairy Herd Information industry, including field services, […]
COLUMBUS — Lower international demand, weak prices and a wet fall in 2009 have driven U.S. farmers to plant less wheat this year, with Ohio posting one of the sharpest declines in the Eastern Corn Belt region. Decrease According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s wheat seedings report, Ohio’s soft red winter wheat seeded area […]
WASHINGTON — USDA now has a web-based 2008 crop program payment calculator to help producers calculate the financial benefits they may receive under the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments program. The calculator was designed by USDA’s Farm Service Agency to give producers a tool to help them better understand and participate in this new crop disaster […]