The sign-up period began Oct. 1 for the USDA’s counter-cyclical program payment rates for 2002-crop wheat, feed grains.
The boom in online marketing of farm produce and the entire farm experience comes as no surprise – but more producers should take advantage of it.
Ginseng specialists from across the eastern United States will share their experiences Oct. 19 at OSU South Centers in Piketon, Ohio.
Autumn produces a surplus of geomagnetic storms – almost twice the annual average – and that means there’s lots of excitement in the night sky.
The Toaster Collector Association will convene to buy, sell, trade and exchange ideas on toasters Oct. 11-12 in Richmond, Va.
The use of barley straw has become more common as an alternative method for controlling excessive algae growth.
Farmers who purchase tractors or other equipment, livestock, or vehicles or who decide to invest in new farm buildings this year may be able to take an additional 30 percent first year depreciation deduction on their taxes for 2002.
Guggisberg Cheese Company of Charm, Ohio, squeaked into first place to win the overall grand champion cheesemaker honor for 2002.
Seafood farmers aren’t wading through murky waters of improbability.
Despite the smaller production projection, slow exports and typical price pressure during the fall harvest could push feed grain prices lower in the near term.