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.
The National Farmers Union says the Market-Driven Inventory System (MDIS) would save tax dollars and still provide a farm safety net.
With nearly 130 Ohio companies already producing biobased products, the bill, introduced March 5, would support Ohio’s emerging biobased-manufacturing industry and encourage the development and manufacturing of new biobased products.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A Web-based seminar sponsored by Penn State Extension will examine municipalities’ roles related to water use and protection in the face of burgeoning Marcellus Shale gas development in Pennsylvania.
You may have already bought your soybean seed, but double check to make sure you have what you need to fight diseases.
In Pennsylvania, changes in dairy cow numbers between 2007 and 2010 seem to be associated with the level of Marcellus drilling activity.
OBERLIN, Ohio — The New Agrarian Center and NEOFoodWeb.org are hosting the Local Food Summit 2012 March 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lorain County Community College’s Sptizer Center, 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria, Ohio.
COLUMBUS — Organic products certified in the United States or in Europe may be sold as organic in either region starting June 1.
In-school meat processing labs opening across West Virginia.
WILMINGTON, Ohio — Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company conducted a farm sale on nearly 345 acres in Clinton County Feb. 16.
WINTERSVILLE, Ohio — Ohio State University Extension, Jefferson County Farm Bureau, Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District, and the Eastern Ohio Development Alliance have teamed up to offer a shale gas workshop series for landowners this winter.
DENVER — According to year-end statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation , exports of U.S. pork, beef and lamb set new records across the board in 2011, reaching all-time highs in both volume and value and exceeding $11.5 billion in total value.