Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Cuban farm

Direct control of Cuba’s key agricultural resources remains a governmental priority to ensure a “rational, planned economy.”
Havana buildings

During her September visit to Havana, Editor Susan Crowell found daily life in Cuba is a complicated web.
Soil Health Partnership

Farmers enrolled in the Soil Health Partnership program can participate in a carbon reduction incentive system, in which growers are paid by corporations to sequester carbon in their soil.
Meat supply chickens

COLUMBIA, Mo. – As a livestock economist, Scott Brown hears the same question every day: “How low can prices go?” The University of Missouri Extension...
Deere Precision Planting logos

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust lawsuit Aug. 31 seeking to block Deere & Company’s proposed acquisition of Precision Planting LLC from Monsanto Company.
farmland preservation

Pennsylvania now leads the US with the most farms, and acres, preserved for agricultural production through its farmland preservation easement program.
soybean field

Crop update: There are huge crops once you get out of Ohio and head west.

WASHINGTON — A northern Ohio wetland mitigation bank project received $350,000 through the Natural Resources Conservation Service, part of a $7 million effort to...
Schott Fire

Schott Feed and Supply, Inc. in Alliance, Ohio, was destroyed in an early morning fire Aug. 16.
Ohio farmland

Agricultural soil phosphorus levels held steady or trended downward in at least 80 percent of Ohio counties from 1993 through 2015. Less phosphorus in soil = reduced phosphorus runoff risk.
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