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Fate of 2012 farm bill remains mystery

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

WASHINGTON — The future of 2012 farm bill is unknown, after the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, often called the super committee, failed to reach a compromise Nov. 21.

John Deere wins Swedish Steel Prize

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Deere & Company (John Deere), Moline, Ill., received this year’s Swedish Steel Prize, presented by international steel producer SSAB.

Ohio, Pa., and N.Y. counties gain disaster status; farmers eligible for aid

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Erie County, Pa., as a natural disaster area due to excessive rain that occurred between May 1 and June 28, 2011.

Claas sets world record for wheat harvest

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

CLAAS achieved a new world record for the most wheat harvested in eight hours by harvesting more than 24,832 bushels of wheat.

Eastern Ohio maple syrup wins international award

Thursday, November 17, 2011

SALEM, Ohio — Dave and Nancy Hively, of Misty Maples Sugar House in Salem, Ohio, won Best of Show honors at the annual meeting of the North American Maple Syrup Council and the International Maple Syrup Institute.

Expert says unusual growing season could cause unusual aphid cycle

Sunday, November 13, 2011

WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio State University Extension experts are working to determine how the soybean aphid might affect the 2012 crop.

Blame it on the turkey: Thanksgiving feast is more expensive this year

Saturday, November 12, 2011

This year’s Thanksgiving dinner will cost you more (but it’s still a bargain).

Distillers grains offer viable feed option for young dairy heifers

Friday, November 11, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Dairy producers looking for a low-cost, high-quality heifer feed should consider distillers grains, says a Purdue Extension dairy nutrition specialist.

Manuka oil shows promise as natural weed control agent

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

WASHINGTON — Weeds have a greater impact on crop yields than any other pests. Over the past several decades, farmers have continually turned to synthetic herbicides because they are the most effective deterrent against weeds.

DuPont, Plant Sensory Systems team to increase corn’s nitrogen use efficiency

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

DES MOINES, Iowa, and BALTIMORE, Md. — DuPont and Plant Sensory Systems have entered into a collaboration to evaluate proprietary genes for increasing nitrogen use efficiency in corn.

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