Sunday, December 4, 2016
Livestock market

Understanding the terms in a livestock market report can be confusing. Here is a quick run down of what the terms being used on livestock during a sale means.
ice on branches

The grain market axiom is that the cure for low prices is low prices. The problem with cheap corn this year is that we have been surprised how cheap it could get — 3.50 corn futures were supposed to be a thing of the past.
Holstein dairy cows

Production management and business management is a partnership on successful dairy farms.
Christ Hodges pork board

The National Pork Board’s chief executive officer, Chris Hodges, who just joined the board in February, will leave his position effective Dec. 31.
earth from outer space

The Big Bang Theory has been postulated by science to explain the origin of the universe. Some incredibly large explosion, according to this theory,...
Ohio Farm Bureau Jack Fisher

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation wants to raise $15 million over the next five years.
corn kernels and dollar bills

Ag Credit has started a new loan program for young, beginning and small farmers.
Beef cows

WTO says Canada could impose $780 million in retaliatory tariffs and Mexico could impose $228 million for damages from unfair country-of-origin meat labeling practices in the U.S.
corn in fall

The good news is that production of ethanol is up. The bad news is, the production of ethanol is up and all I got was this lousy T-shirt and a lousy price to go with it.
Northern leaf blight in corn

The Food and Agriculture Organization estimates crop diseases annually reduce potential yields by as much as 40 percent. A new photo database, 'PlantVillage', will help.
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