Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Pennsylvania hosted the national Brown Swiss sale held at the Washington County fairgrounds June 27. The sale averaged $5,866 on 64 lots.
flag and gavel

Thirteen states filed a lawsuit June 29 against the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers over the agencies’ rule defining “waters of the United States.”

An interim standard spells out how gypsum can be incorporated as part of various conservation programs and NRCS financial assistance options for gypsum applications.
Eggs on a conveyor.

New order says poultry moving to live bird markets and eggs destined for a commercial breaking operation from states with infected HPAI flocks must be certified the shipment has tested negative for avian influenza.

Can U.S. farmers take a whopping hit to their bottom line and still be standing five years from now?

Vermont remains the top maple syrup-producing state in the nation, producing 40.7 percent of the United States’ maple syrup.

Michigan confirms first cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza, or bird flu, in free-ranging Canada geese.

EPA says Clean Water Act ruling does not create any new permitting requirements and maintains all previous ag exemptions. Ag groups disagree.
Canfield Fair poultry winner

The Ohio Department of Agriculture has canceled all 2015 live bird exhibitions at county and independent fairs, the Ohio State Fair, and all other gatherings of birds for show or for sale, including auctions and swap meets.

How much hay are you losing when you just stack it on ground? The more protection you provide, the less hay you will lose.