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George W. Bush to keynote energy event in Pittsburgh

Friday, October 4, 2013

Former President George W. Bush will deliver the keynote luncheon address Nov. 14 at Hart Energy’s 5th annual DUG East conference and exhibition in Pittsburgh.

Natural gas liquids pipeline cutting through Columbiana County, Ohio

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

The pipeline will connect the Hickory Bend Cryogenic Processing Plant in New Middletown, Ohio, to the UEO Kensington facility near in southern Columbiana County.

USDA grain stocks report: Ohio has the lowest corn carryover since 1997

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Nationally, corn and soybean stocks stored in all positions are down 17 percent from 2012.

U.S., Japan OK organic trade deal

Monday, September 30, 2013

The United States and Japan finalized a deal Sept. 26 that will allow organic products certified in Japan or in the United States to be sold as organic in either country, beginning Jan. 1.

Soybean growers, thank the RFS

Friday, September 27, 2013

Fuel manufacturers could use at least 4.8 billion pounds of soybean oil this year.

Michigan livestock haulers fined

Friday, September 27, 2013

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has levied more than $22,000 in fines against two Michigan livestock dealers who illegally moved calves without official Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags.

House passes nutrition-only bill, but clock’s still ticking on farm bill

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Can a conference committee quickly hammer out a new farm bill before Sept. 30? Doubtful.

Court upholds country-of-origin labeling

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Debate continues if benefits of country-of-origin labels policy outweigh costs.

Up and down: USDA releases latest crop forecast, demand numbers

Friday, September 13, 2013

Despite weather conditions in parts of the U.S., national corn production is forecast at 13.8 billion bushels, up 28 percent from 2012. If realized, this will be a new record production for the United States.

Keep an eye on the corn-wheat dynamic

Friday, September 6, 2013

While many factors will shape and re-shape corn’s influence on wheat prices, the ongoing battle for planted acres will drive continued market volatility.

Ohio State scientist develops new vaccine for PRRS viral disease in pigs

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Although 100% effective in university tests, the vaccine still needs to be field tested before it becomes commercially available.

How to make a preharvest estimate

Monday, September 2, 2013

Everyone is wondering how their crops stack up this year. Here’s a quick how-to guide for estimating your corn and soybean yields.

Scout soybeans for downy mildew: If you have it, it’s there to stay

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Ohio State expert: Conditions could not be more perfect for downy mildew and other late season soybean diseases.

Weather threatens previously optimistic hog outlook

Saturday, August 31, 2013

At this point, there’s no way to know exactly how much corn and soybeans will yield, how much grain and feed prices will increase or how they will affect hog producers.

Consol to drill in Marcellus shale at Pittsburgh airport

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Consol Energy plans 47 Marcellus wells, with the future potential to drill Upper Devonian wells, on ground at the Pittsburgh International Airport.

Sale of Zilmax supplement suspended after Tyson says it won’t buy cattle fed it

Monday, August 19, 2013

Merck Animal Health has temporarily suspended sales of its cattle feed additive Zilmax in the United States and Canada.

Fertilizer prices headed lower

Sunday, August 11, 2013

The break-up of a Russian potash cartel is part of what’s triggering the fertilizer market upheaval.

What’s the dairy outlook for the rest of the year?

Friday, August 9, 2013

As the new corn and soybean crops are harvested, feed prices should drop sharply, making lower milk prices more bearable.

Ag Progress Days spotlights latest in farm equipment, research

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Ag Progress Days, Aug. 13-15, showcases Pennsylvania’s agricultural economy.

Global demand for commodities: Is the bull cycle really over?

Sunday, August 4, 2013

“You may not find jewelry stores packed in Guangzhou anymore, but you’ll find huge demand for pork and feedgrains as people move from a plant starch based diet to an animal protein based diet.”

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