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  • Undisputed precision ag: Ohio State logo in cornfield

  • View USDA’s June 30 planted acreage report with healthy skepticism

  • At national sale in Pa., top Brown Swiss brings $18,700 bid

Markets Results

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.

USDA to change inspection at ports of entry for imported plants

Monday, November 7, 2011

ASHINGTON — The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is implementing changes to its sampling and inspection approach at plant inspection stations for imported plants for planting.

Ohio leads national drive to build sheep numbers

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The national program, “Let’s Grow with twoPLUS,” calls for current sheep producers to increase their flocks by two head per 100 and increase their average birth rate to two lambs per year.

World Dairy Expo hosts six successful breed sales

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

MADISON, Wis. — Throughout the week of the World Dairy Expo, five breed sales were held. The sales kicked off with the Top of the World Jersey sale, which sold 30 lots and averaged $3,315.

Hog production on the rise from 2010

Thursday, October 6, 2011

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — Hog production in Ohio, Pennsylvania and the entire United States appears to be climbing.


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