UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A farm-safety expert in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is warning about the danger of silo fires.
Ohio’s farm real estate value, including all land buildings, averaged $4,300 per acre for 2011, up 7.5 percent from 2010.
CONNEAUT, Ohio — Aloterra Energy is encouraging farmers and landowners to sign up quickly to grow giant Miscanthus, a non-invasive, perennial grass used for energy production.
JACKSON, Ohio — Beef producers are dealing with the rising costs of feed and inputs for making hay, not to mention the impact of this year’s weather on forage quality and seeding.
SALEM, Ohio — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered DuPont to halt the sale, use or distribution of Imprelis, an herbicide marketed to control weeds, vines and certain grasses.
WASHINGTON — The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a directive Aug. 15 with new instructions to its inspectors to ensure the humane treatment and slaughter of livestock presented for processing at FSIS-inspected facilities.
DEGRAFF, Ohio — The 2011 Manure Science Review is set for Aug. 16 at the Winner Family Farm, DeGraff, in western Ohio.
COLUMBUS — A new Expected Progeny Difference from the American Angus Association and improvements in DNA technologies mean even better data for beef producers, according to Ohio State University Extension beef coordinator John Grimes.
Kent State University at Ashtabula has been approved by the Ohio Board of Regents to offer two new associate degree programs in the wine and grape industry. Each degree program is the first of its kind in Ohio.
ST. LOUIS — The soybean checkoff’s Green Ribbon Fairs program will introduce millions of fair attendees — from both rural and urban areas — to the benefits of soy-based consumer and industrial products.