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Economist: Corn prices increase, wheat and soybeans fall flat

Monday, December 28, 2009

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — While prices for the 2009 corn crop may continue to slowly climb as corn demand increases in 2010, soybean and wheat prices have a slightly more dismal outlook, said Chris Hurt, Purdue University agricultural economist. “As we look down the road to 2010, demand is going to continue for corn,” Hurt […]

Cattlemen challenge EPA greenhouse gas ruling in court

Thursday, December 24, 2009

NCBA claims EPA will be able to tell farmers that they can only emit a certain level of greenhouse gases.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Dec. 24, 2009

Thursday, December 24, 2009

LISBON, Ohio — The Rambunctious Rabbit Raisers 4-H group met Dec. 6, at the St. Jacob’s Church with 17 members present. Members were asked to come up with fundraising ideas to present at the next meeting. The members participated in some games headed by Jim Risinger, group adviser, and exchanged Christmas presents. The next meeting […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Dec. 24, 2009

Thursday, December 24, 2009

SMITHVILLE, Ohio — On Nov. 24, 10 members of the Smithville FFA traveled to Triway High School to compete in the FFA Subdistrict Parliamentary Procedures Contest. The team placed third overall and only missed second place by 60 points. As the team practiced for many weeks they took on the roles of president, Marie Arnold; […]

300-bushel corn? Yep, we can do that

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

ST. LOUIS — Advanced production techniques, informed growing practices and improved seed varieties helped corn growers achieve high yields in the National Corn Growers Association 2009 National Corn Yield Contest. Despite the challenging weather conditions that plagued the Corn Belt throughout the year, entrants continued to far surpass the national average corn yield, even doubling […]

Nations agree to climate change accord in Denmark

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

SALEM, Ohio — President Barack Obama committed the United States to cutting the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions by 17 percent by 2020, and by more than 80 percent by 2050.

Vacation with us … Kelly

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Michael Kelly of Bradenville, Pa., took Farm and Dairy along on his family vacation to Anchorage, Alaska.

Vacation with us … Potter

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Don Potter of Marietta, Ohio, took Farm and Dairy along with him to Litchfield Beach, S.C., to join his family vacation. Pictured with Don, holding Farm and Dairy, are his brothers Bob, Jim, Mark and Chuck.

Vacation with us … Wells

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

James Wells of Grafton, Ohio, traveled to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, with Farm and Dairy in hand.

Dual discoveries open door for research

Monday, December 21, 2009

MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio — Researchers at DDC Clinic for Special Needs Children have identified a new disease, one never previously described in medical literature, and also discovered the gene associated with the disease. The study will appear in the online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Heng Wang, a physician scientist […]


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