Thanks to a new production method called plasticulture, Ohio consumers now have access to locally grown strawberries as early as the first week of May and as late as October.
The grain market would like to see 2-3 million acres shifted out of corn and spring wheat into soybeans, but is it too late?
The Andersons Inc., of Maumee, Ohio, has completed the purchase of an ethanol facility in Denison, Iowa,
(Editor’s note: The following is a statement by USDA Chief Veterinary Officer John Clifford regarding a detection of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in California. We will be posting updates as they develop. Scroll down to watch a brief video statement as well.) “As part of our targeted surveillance system, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) […]
Organic food sales now represent 4.2 percent of all U.S. food sales.
Applying nutrients sub-surface and adopting no-till also has shown promise in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The set of wind turbines in Cleveland serve as research labs, as well as power generators.
In Ohio, black cutworms also could be a bigger problem this year, as could slugs, bean leaf beetles and cereal leaf beetles.
Could you turn your woods into a farm? Lion’s mane mushrooms might be your next crop.
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service will provide penalty relief to farmers who incur estimated tax penalties because they did not timely receive Forms 1099 from MF Global or its court-appointed trustee, and were unable to file their 2011 calendar year tax return by March 1, 2012.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Senate has passed S.B. 1169, sponsored by Sen. Mike Waugh, R-York, which amends the Pennsylvania Fair Dealership Law to provide free-market protections for small agricultural equipment dealers selling agriculture equipment in Pennsylvania. Under the bill, agriculture equipment dealers would be afforded the same protections and legal rights that automobile dealers […]
There will be a February payment for the Milk Income Loss Contract (MILC) program, the first time there has been a payment for MILC since April 2010.
Unseasonably warm weather the first couple weeks of March could end up being a curse for some Ohio produce growers.
There are only a few new commercial herbicide products available for 2012.
WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio State University’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center has named Shauna R. Brummet as president and executive director of its BioHio Research Park in northeast Ohio.
Landowners across Ohio may be surprised to learn the bonus lease and royalty dollars received for their Marcellus or Utica Shale leases will be subject to the Ohio commercial activity tax (CAT) if payments of over $150,000 are received.
Latest Ohio farms to add conservation easement are in Ashtabula and Erie countiesl.
Federal dollars are earmarked for habitat conservation for the turtle and golden-winged warbler in Pennsylvania.
WASHINGTON — Agricultural areas need to closely monitor levels of the herbicide atrazine in groundwater, but a new model indicates the risk is lower than previously suspected.
U.S. farmers are likely to consider returning their farmland to crops rather than participating in CRP, even with a signing increase to $150 an acre from $100.