Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Keystone Beef Marketing Network and the Deshler Farmers Elevator Company, Henry County, Ohio, were two recipients of 110 grants to agricultural producers and rural businesses announced by the USDA.
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Farm oil spill containment rule will not be enforced against farms until September 2013.

Southwestern Energy Company is buying natural gas properties located in Pennsylvania prospective for the Marcellus Shale from Chesapeake Energy Corporation.
U.S. Drought Conditions

Last year’s drought conditions plus late-season rains expedited the growth of soybean plants, which has caused fewer seed pods and larger seeds for growers to plant this year.

A temporary tariff change in Brazil is signaling an opportunity for U.S. wheat farmers to regain competitiveness in South America’s largest wheat importing market.

Ohio corn growers, if you can get in your fields, start planting. Planting corn outside the optimal four-week window could lower yields as much as 30 bushels/acre.

The agreement paves the way for U.S. introduction (pending regulatory approvals) of new, next-generation SmartStax products by the end of the decade.

In eastern Ohio, the Utica Shale is presently of more interest than the Marcellus Shale because of favorable economic returns. April 24 webinar explains more.

New state energy portal gives users interactive access to customized maps and charts of state energy data.

The new varieties could be a boon to the U.S agricultural economy, and also have significant impact in the developing world.
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