The USDA is targeting $752 million for drought and disaster assistance for livestock producers.
Even though commodity farm production is grim, there are opportunities to continue farming and remain profitable for farmers with all types of soils and tools on hand.
Philatelic Firsts, open through Oct. 28 at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum, showcases first-of-their-kind items from the first Hawaiian stamps to the first American invert stamp error.
Families from Seneca, Wayne, Morgan, Logan and Jackson counties received awards for their environmental stewardship.
The USDA presented the Ohio Department of Agriculture with $1.6 million, the first time Ohio will receive funding through the federal Farmland Protection Program.
This year’s Farm Science Review, Sept. 17-19, at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio, featured the obligatory huge combines and track tractors, but it was obvious from a stroll around the grounds, that small is big – and getting bigger.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on another passing year for Farm and Dairy and marvels at experiencing history through its pages.
Meetings are scheduled for Sept. 23 and Oct. 2 in Trumbull County.
Growers should be identifying which fields are suffering from diseases and marking those fields for early harvest, advises one Ohio plant pathologist.
A related factor farmers need to consider is whether to let the crop dry in the field or harvest it at a higher moisture level and dry it with heated air.