Wednesday, March 29, 2017

URBANA, Ill. -- The pork industry is expected to have a profitable year in 2012. In fact, the level of profitability could be the most favorable during the high-priced feed era.

California continues to lead the U.S. in number of milk cows and overall milk production, while Ohio lost 130 licensed dairy herds in 2013.
Roundup Ready 2 Yield Soybean field

Many grain elevators, soybean processors and other first purchasers have issued notices stating they will not accept RR2X soybeans this fall.

In the Nov. 3 election, Ohio voters passed Issue 2, but the Humane Society of United States plans its own ballot initiative in response.
chicken poultry bird flu

The USDA’s APHIS has confirmed a second case of highly pathogenic H7N9 avian influenza, or bird flu, in a commercial breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee

Vermont remains the top maple syrup-producing state in the nation, producing 40.7 percent of the United States’ maple syrup.
Money

A complaint, filed by Ronald and Joetta Hale, of Lisbon, Ohio, alleges Chesapeake Energy Corp. and others have underpaid oil and gas royalties to the tune of $9 million.
Palmer Amaranth

Ohio has declared a zero-tolerance threshold on Palmer amaranth, an aggressive weed that has been found in 18 Ohio counties. Do you know what to do if you find it in your fields?
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Agland Co-op is merging with Heritage Cooperative, resulting in a farm co-op that will stretch across at least two-thirds of Ohio.

Dairy Farmers of America will pay $46 million to buyers of certain dairy products, part of a settlement agreement in an ongoing lawsuit regarding trading activity on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
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