Monday, August 21, 2017
chicken poultry bird flu

The USDA’s APHIS has confirmed a second case of highly pathogenic H7N9 avian influenza, or bird flu, in a commercial breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee
driling rig

Ohio issued 76 unconventional well permits so far this year and Pennsylvania, 196, a sign production is continuing on a steady pace (and definitely above last year's levels).
Palmer Amaranth

Ohio has declared a zero-tolerance threshold on Palmer amaranth, an aggressive weed that has been found in 18 Ohio counties. Do you know what to do if you find it in your fields?
liquified natural gas exports

Liquefied natural gas exports expected to drive growth in U.S. natural gas trade; U.S. could be net exporter of natural gas by 2018.
truck unloading corn

From grain merchandiser Marlin Clark: We not seeing bullish grain markets, and so far we have no news to turn them in that direction.
heritage agland logos

Agland Co-op is merging with Heritage Cooperative, resulting in a farm co-op that will stretch across at least two-thirds of Ohio.
snowy road in woods

AccuWeather forecasters are predicting winter weather will linger into spring across much of the United States.
Money

A complaint, filed by Ronald and Joetta Hale, of Lisbon, Ohio, alleges Chesapeake Energy Corp. and others have underpaid oil and gas royalties to the tune of $9 million.
warmest year on record

According to NOAA and NASA data, 2016 was the third year in a row to set a new record for global average surface temperatures.
Sonny Perdue USDA

President-elect Donald Trump is likely to nominate former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue as his secretary of agriculture.
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