The previous five years, winter honeybee losses were around 30 percent, but only 22 percent died this year.
It’s not as common in Ohio, but stripe rust could be a problem in some wheat fields this year, and some growers are already seeing signs.
Pennsylvania has signed a one-year renewal of an agreement governing the management of water in the Delaware River. The flexible flow management program was also signed by Delaware, New Jersey, New York and New York City.
One of the dairy measures proposed for the next farm bill would kick in when the price received for milk sinks too close to the cost of feed.
Economic leaders in rural areas should recognize and encourage self-employed entrepreneurs.
Many energy executives see the U.S. not reaching energy independence until 2030.
Even after you take off your first cutting, you could still rotate out of alfalfa, especially if you plant corn for silage.
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.