Wednesday, August 16, 2017

MASSAVASSE, Mozambique - In this typical farming community in southern Mozambique, farmer after farmer speaks of favorite local seed varieties lost to flood and drought, and of family life torn apart by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

CANTON, Ohio - When last year's Stark County junior fair market livestock sales increased $30,000 to total $384,000, organizers wondered how they could top that.

We've gotten a little spoiled over the past two years by the impressive increases in demand for beef, which has pushed cattle prices to new highs and to a new concept of a "normal" price.

ADAMSVILLE, Pa. - Most of Jeff Raney's conservation work on his combined 250-acre dairy farms in Adamsville, Pa.

MILLPORT, Ohio - August 2004 had only eight days of rain, but it's the wettest August on record at U.

RAVENNA, Ohio - You'd think with all Robbin Quinn knows about money, he'd be a banker or stockbroker or at least outrageously rich.

URBANA, Ill. - Plans by hog producers to expand their operations should be kept at very modest levels, said a Purdue University Extension marketing specialist.

CANFIELD, Ohio - Bidders helped hundreds of Mahoning County 4-H'ers raise more than $250,000 during livestock project auctions at last week's Canfield Fair.

WASHINGTON - Farm real estate values, a measurement of the value of all land and buildings on farms, averaged $1,360 per acre on Jan.

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. - Prices were high at the Marshall County Fair FFA/4-H livestock sale in Moundsville, W.
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