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.
The agreement paves the way for U.S. introduction (pending regulatory approvals) of new, next-generation SmartStax products by the end of the decade.
In eastern Ohio, the Utica Shale is presently of more interest than the Marcellus Shale because of favorable economic returns. April 24 webinar explains more.
New state energy portal gives users interactive access to customized maps and charts of state energy data.
The new varieties could be a boon to the U.S agricultural economy, and also have significant impact in the developing world.