Sunday, July 24, 2016
Shale well

Ohio's first quarter shale oil production increased 24% from a year ago, and 1Q gas production jumped 80% from 2015.
cressleaf groundsel

It looks like a field of mustard, but it's not. And livestock producers pay attention: Cressleaf grounsel is toxic to cattle, horses, goats and sheep -- and humans.
Butler Farm Show grand champion chickens 2014

With the risk of bird flu diminishing, Pennsylvania has lifted its ban on live poultry shows and exhibits in time for the upcoming county fair season.
aerial farmland

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' farm income index value declined for the seventh consecutive quarter to an all-time survey low.
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.
Kubota Great Plains logos

Kubota Corporation has entered into an agreement to purchase Great Plains Manufacturing Inc., based in Salina, Kansas.
CRP restored wetland in Ohio

USDA raised the bar in the latest round of CRP enrollment, weighing environmental factors plus cost, including wildlife enhancement, water quality, soil erosion, enduring benefits, and air quality.
planting soybeans

What pollinators are active in Ohio soybean crops? An Ohio State researcher wants to find out, but needs some help.
Holstein dairy cattle grazing

U.S. dairymen hit hard last year: Returns in 2015 averaged $17.21 per hundredweight, 28.5 percent below 2014.
Corn planting

Ohio is reported at 27 percent planted on corn, with 17 being the five-year average. That was a big uptick from the 8 percent reported last week, or the 11 percent of last year.
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