Monday, February 27, 2017

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack highlighted the 2014 farm bill in a sweep through Ohio Jan. 31 that included the Ohio Farmers Union annual meeting in Columbus.

There's been shift in profit centers on some Midwestern dairy farms for a couple years, one that is likely to shift again in 2014.
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This is the first comprehensive spending proposal for the federal government since the 2012 omnibus spending bill. The good news is that the bill increases discretionary funding for major ag programs.

Perdue is closing a chicken production plant in Fredericksburg, Pa., and its related distribution center in Denver, Pa.

Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law Dec. 23 a measure introduced by Sen. Elder Vogel that ensures high tunnel greenhouses are not considered permanent structures and categorized as real estate for tax purposes.

Two providers of bovine genetics, Alta and CRV, have agreed to collaborate in their North American Holstein genetic programs.

Vegetable and small-fruit growers can participate in a series of monthly, Web-based seminars sponsored by Penn State Extension and Cornell Cooperative Extension that will kick off Dec. 18.

COLUMBUS — Reports from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) show the development of Ohio’s mineral resources in 2012 produced more than $2.7...

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