Figures are up more than 20 percent from 2001 and up 45 percent from 1999 data.
The big concern, is that ALS- and glyphosate-resistant weeds are cropping up in the tri-state region.
Nearly $3.5 billion of the president’s record-level proposal will be used for financial assistance or other direct payments to farmers.
For dairymen attending the Tri-State Conservation Tillage Conference, the most interesting session was about manure.
The USDA has acquired sufficient semen and embryos to reintroduce Holstein dairy cattle in the United States should the need occur.
East Ohio Handweavers Guild is looking for new members interested in fiber arts.
Topics for beginners include equipment, where to get bees, selecting a site, feeding, pest control, harvesting honey and working with wax.
Growers realize the potential for worms – the money, the time, the market, the farms.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on New Jersey state legislators who are considering a bill that would prohibit veal calves from being tethered in individual stalls, among other veal production management practices.
James R. Kiko, of Russ Kiko Associates, Auctioneers and Realtors, Canton, Ohio, was inducted into the Ohio Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame.