Sunday, May 1, 2016

Farmers and landowners everywhere -- every year -- overlook some of the basics that would help them save money or make money. So we decided to create a list of ways to lose money this year (in hopes that you'll not take our advice).

The U.S. EPA has withdrawn an order demanding that West Virginia poultry grower Lois Alt obtain a Clean Water Act discharge permit for stormwater runoff from her farmyard.

USDA issues final rule for animal disease traceability in interstate travel.

If corn yields are more 'normal' in 2013, prices could fall by $2.10 to $5.50 per bushel.

Ohio livestock farmers near Grand Lake St. Marys commited to plans to curb nutrient runoff from their farms.

The Ohio Beef Council had to cut $35,000 from its marketing plan for 2013, but will invest $76,250 into beef checkoff programs in fiscal year 2013.

That Thanksgiving turkey dinner with all the fixin's will cost a teensy bit more than last year: 28 cents.

The Andersons Inc. has signed an agreement to purchase a majority of the grain and agronomy assets of Green Plains Grain Company in Iowa and Tennessee.
Hurricane sandy

Farmers need to prepare for the potential of heavy rains, flooding and high winds related to Hurricane Sandy.

Ohio cattlemen turned down an effort to increase the state beef checkoff on cattle from $1 to $2.
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