Sunday, October 23, 2016

Proposed Unity Pipeline route goes north from Kensington, Ohio, plant to Mantua, in Portage County, then west.

Feedlots throughout the Midwest could be indirectly impacted by recent events surrounding the U.S. mandatory country-of-origin labeling law.

U.S. corn growers remain on track for a record high 14.0 billion bushel production year, according to the USDA.

Carrollton Farmers Exchange is expanding with a 1,100 ton dry fertilizer bulk storage and blending facility, and the addition of a liquid fertilizer plant with 44,000-gallon capacity.

New U.S. BSE regulations are based on internationally accepted scientific literature and standards set by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE).

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will publish information in the Nov. 8 Crop Production report that was originally scheduled for release in the October report.
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The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is awaiting Congressional action on a Nutrient Reduction Strategy that it submitted to the federal EPA June 28.The proposal seeks new limits on the amounts of phosphorus and nitrogen that can enter Ohio's various streams and water bodies, but in relation to the aquatic life in a particular stream, and other biological factors.

AMP Americas has signed a deal with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Select Milk Producers to convert a portion of their diesel needs to CNG by working with haulers to convert their fleets.

Chevrolet and GMC will offer new bi-fuel versions of the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty trucks and all-new dedicated compressed natural gas versions of the 2014 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size passenger vans next year.

Former President George W. Bush will deliver the keynote luncheon address Nov. 14 at Hart Energy’s 5th annual DUG East conference and exhibition in Pittsburgh.
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