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Grain farmers urged to consider all options after fallout from corn crop

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

CORALVILLE, Iowa — The recent corn price dip of 50 cents to 60 cents per bushel is on the minds of grain growers at National Farmers’ annual farm business meeting held Jan. 18-21 in Coralville, Iowa. But National Farmers Grain Marketing Plus Grain Analyst Pete Lorenz said producers can capitalize on marketing strategies to minimize […]

Justice department to Dean Foods: See you in court

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

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.

Vacation with us … Wrikeman

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Jeff Wrikeman of Amsterdam, Ohio, posed with Farm and Dairy when he stopped at the Veterans Memorial at Shinnston, W.Va., on his way to Worthing, W.Va., to visit family and friends.

Vacation with us … McLean

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

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.

Vacation with us … Brown

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Stephen M. Brown of Williamsfield, Ohio, took Farm and Dairy to read when he visited his son in North Zulch, Texas.

Vacation with us … Simmerman

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Josh and Jen Simmerman of Peoli, Ohio, took Farm and Dairy with them on their honeymoon to the Great Smoky Mountains near Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

Logan County landowners take steps to keep their farmland intact

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Logan County landowners donate development rights to state.

Association accepting bull consignments

Monday, January 25, 2010

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 […]

Quality Certification Services expands

Monday, January 25, 2010

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, […]

U.S. farmers to plant less wheat this year

Monday, January 25, 2010

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 […]

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