Livestock farmers say they need more processors to meet demand for local meat, but processors need steady supply of meat to stay in business.
The corn acreage is the highest acreage planted to corn since 1936 and marks a fifth year in a row of corn acreage increases in the United States.
Wegmans and Cornell partner to put N.Y. on the map for artisanal and specialty cheesemaking.
Poison hemlock is a weed that livestock owners cannot afford to ignore because all parts of this plant including leaves, stems and roots are poisonous when ingested.
Delayed planting has increased corn and meal prices, raising concerns that hog production costs will not drop as much as anticipated.
The blend wall is defined as the maximum amount of ethanol that can be consumed in the domestic motor fuel market if ethanol blending is limited to 10 percent of total motor fuel consumption.
Prices were sharply lower on the Chicago Board of Trade Monday, and many observers were surprised. Elevator operators were expecting higher prices after a weekend of wet weather over much of the country meant that the crop planting was still delayed. Meanwhile, traders in Chicago drove prices lower with a different view. There, the prevailing […]
A new tool helps farmers feed crops only as much as they really need, saving money and the environment.
Manufacturers of agricultural machinery are optimistic about near-term business expectations in most parts of the world.
A grower who produces 3,000 pounds of blueberries per acre (which is about average for Ohio) and earns $5 a pound can see $15,000 per acre in gross revenue.
There are no GE wheat varieties approved for sale or in commercial production in the United States.
Wheat growers can use scab-forecasting system to determine if fungicides are needed.
West Virginia is blocking walnut plant products coming into the state from areas infected with Thousand Cankers Disease. There is no cure once a tree is infected.
The Supreme Court of the United States ruled May 13 in favor of Monsanto in a landmark intellectual property law case involving patented seeds.
The Keystone Beef Marketing Network and the Deshler Farmers Elevator Company, Henry County, Ohio, were two recipients of 110 grants to agricultural producers and rural businesses announced by the USDA.
Farm oil spill containment rule will not be enforced against farms until September 2013.
Southwestern Energy Company is buying natural gas properties located in Pennsylvania prospective for the Marcellus Shale from Chesapeake Energy Corporation.
Last year’s drought conditions plus late-season rains expedited the growth of soybean plants, which has caused fewer seed pods and larger seeds for growers to plant this year.
A temporary tariff change in Brazil is signaling an opportunity for U.S. wheat farmers to regain competitiveness in South America’s largest wheat importing market.
Ohio corn growers, if you can get in your fields, start planting. Planting corn outside the optimal four-week window could lower yields as much as 30 bushels/acre.