Saturday, November 28, 2015

Now that the Senate passed its version of the farm bill, the pressure's on the House side to craft a new bill before the current act expires at the end of September.

A Pennsylvania teen is starting his own beef enterprise, and has locked in a 10-year market at nearby Grove City College through Bon Appetit's Farm to Fork program.

Three generations agree: Robotic milkers were a great addition to their western Pennsylvania dairy farm.

Only good planning for the Utica shale gas boom by Buckeye State leaders can avoid the 'natural resources curse' that was witnessed after the state's coal heyday.

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District has halted water sales to the oil and gas industry until the conservancy district can update its water supply policy.

The previous five years, winter honeybee losses were around 30 percent, but only 22 percent died this year.

It's not as common in Ohio, but stripe rust could be a problem in some wheat fields this year, and some growers are already seeing signs.

Pennsylvania has signed a one-year renewal of an agreement governing the management of water in the Delaware River. The flexible flow management program was also signed by Delaware, New Jersey, New York and New York City.

One of the dairy measures proposed for the next farm bill would kick in when the price received for milk sinks too close to the cost of feed.

Economic leaders in rural areas should recognize and encourage self-employed entrepreneurs.