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.
Ohio is experiencing urban growth at much higher levels than most states.
If you listened beyond the notes at Farm Aid 2002, founder Willie Nelson and Farm Aid board members Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews pushed a message promoting sustainable agriculture and preservation of the smaller family farm.
Although growing crop nut trees is typically a hobby, there is a market for the product.
The conference, Oct. 10-11 in Guernsey County, will include tours and discussions on grazing.
Andy Fadorsen was raised in Guernsey County and his grandparents had some cattle, but farming was not his life-long dream. Now he’s practicing intensive rotational grazing on his stocker farm.
Meetings are scheduled for Sept. 23 and Oct. 2 in Trumbull County.
Phil Chase of Waterford Jubilee Foods paid $3 a pound for the grand champion market steer at the recent Erie County 4-H Livestock Sale at the Waterford Fair.
The program would allow farmers to remain competitive in paying for their manure to be hauled and maintain ground and water quality.
Members also passed a code change regarding the board of trustees.