Saturday, December 10, 2016
rr extend soybeans

EU grants import approval for Monsanto's Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans, allowing food/feed use in the EU. Final U.S. EPA review still pending.
pipeline construction

Utica shale drilling permits continue to stall, as Ohio issued only 13 permits to drill in June 2016. Carroll County currently has 425 producing horizontal wells, the most of any Ohio county.
Rodger Sharp sheep flock

Columbiana County sheep producer Rodger Sharp will host this year’s Ohio Sheep Improvement Day July 9.
drone in sky

New FAA rules for commercial use of drones require pilots to be at least 16, and keep the unmanned aircraft within visual line of sight.
grain bins

Anticipation is everything in this game, so prices made another move on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Shale well

Ohio's first quarter shale oil production increased 24% from a year ago, and 1Q gas production jumped 80% from 2015.
cressleaf groundsel

It looks like a field of mustard, but it's not. And livestock producers pay attention: Cressleaf grounsel is toxic to cattle, horses, goats and sheep -- and humans.
Butler Farm Show grand champion chickens 2014

With the risk of bird flu diminishing, Pennsylvania has lifted its ban on live poultry shows and exhibits in time for the upcoming county fair season.
aerial farmland

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' farm income index value declined for the seventh consecutive quarter to an all-time survey low.
Roundup Ready 2 Yield Soybean field

Many grain elevators, soybean processors and other first purchasers have issued notices stating they will not accept RR2X soybeans this fall.
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