Thursday, December 8, 2016
market chart graphic

Farmer marketing is an art, not a science. Sometimes it feels good to eat the mouse, but it is always more comfortable to nibble along on worms.
sidedressing corn

The message from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Outlook Forum in late February was pretty clear: In 2016, we will again grow more farm goods -- and, in some cases, far more -- than the U.S. and world markets can profitably use.
field corn

If there was a ban on GMO crops in the US, consumers could expect food prices to rise 1-2 percent per year, and an increase in greenhouse gas emissions.
WV Small Farm Conference

This year’s conference offered intensive sessions ranging from wholesale marketing and Farm to School programs to processing, food safety, branding and everything in between.
grain dump

Conclusions and directions are hard to wrest out of this market.
completed shale well

The Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board has approved revisions to oil and gas drilling regulations, but the industry isn't happy about it.
Pasture Maid Creamery

Consumers who purchased Whole Milk (labeled as pasteurized) bottled by Pasture Maid Creamery in New Castle, Pennsylvania, are being told to discard the milk.
harvesting and pouring corn

In northeast Ohio, farmers are mostly standing on the carpet in front of the Farm Credit officer, trying to get the line of credit renewed, and trying to explain why they are still sitting on most of their corn and beans.
Power Show Ohio

The members of the Ohio-Michigan Equipment Dealers Association (OMEDA) and Mid-America Equipment Retailers Association (MAERA) have voted to merge.
weather map

Earth’s 2015 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern record keeping began in 1880.
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