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4R and precision agriculture — where’s the payback?

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Considering the current state of declining crop prices, discussions at the 2014 InfoAg conference were focused on the return on investment (ROI) of precision agriculture (PA) practices.

Mycogen Seeds introduces new corn hybrids

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Mycogen Seeds is adding 19 new corn hybrids to the lineup for the 2015 growing season.

Why is micronutrient availability so patchy in a field?

Thursday, November 6, 2014

When we think of applying fertilizer the nutrients that come to mind initially are the major nutrients nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K), and sulfur (S).

Learn more about emerging technology at Indiana conference

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Farmers and other agricultural professionals wanting to use existing and emerging technology more efficiently will get the information they need at the Ohio Valley Precision Ag Conference.

Calculator can help soybean farmers with seed decisions

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Facing lower soybean cash prices this year, farmers are looking for opportunities to add to their bottom lines.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Nov. 6, 2014:

Thursday, November 6, 2014

SMITHVILLE, Ohio — The Smithville High School Ag Leadership class and FFA had the opportunity to have Wayne County Commissioner Anne Obrecht visit the class. In the Ag Leadership class, FFA members join together each day to work on leadership skills and other FFA events. Obrecht taught the class how important it is for people […]

Increased oil and gas drilling leads to lower prices at the pump

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Gasoline prices have hovered just below $3 a gallon at the pump, and oil prices are steady at about $80 a barrel.

The Business Journal features Farm and Dairy Publisher Scot Darling, 100 year anniversary

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The Business Journal featured Publisher Scot Darling on ’3 Minutes With.’

Ohio Heartland Sheep Improvement Association: Plans Fall workshop on artificial insemination

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Topics to be covered include ewe and ram management.

Federal produce rules still on table

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Food safety law continues to be defined, with new comment period through mid December.

Market monitor: Harvest pressure hurting grain prices

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

The combination of a big harvest, falling storage space and the export market are impacting the price of corn and soybeans.

Kalmbach: New packaged feed facility opens

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

State-of-the-art manufacturing plant to produce packaged animal feed for retail sale.

Gause Equipment is now Evolution Ag

Monday, November 3, 2014

A dealership with almost 60 years of history is changing business hands.

Monsanto investing $20 million in genetics

Friday, October 31, 2014

Monsanto Company reinforced its commitment to further improve the genetic potential of seeds by announcing a $20 million investment in integrated technology centers as part of its global breeding program.

Harvest delays increase odds of yield loss for corn growers

Friday, October 31, 2014

The wet fields that have delayed growers from harvesting also increases the risk for yield loss from wildlife damage and weak plant integrity due to unfavorable weather conditions.

Youngstown company uses hydroponic system, grows lettuce indoors

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Growing food underground is a revolutionary idea to some, but to a Youngstown couple, it’s a no-brainer for their lettuce company.

10 tips to know if a pipeline company comes knocking at the your door

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Some tips to keep in mind if a landman comes knocking on your door.

Negotiating the pipeline easement your farm can live with forever

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Consider what your land provides for you and be patient with negotiations. Two major lessons one farming family has learned when dealing with pipeline negotiations.

Dickinson cattle take world honors

Thursday, October 30, 2014

BARNESVILLE, Ohio — Dickinson Cattle Company (DCCI) of Barnesville, Ohio won 13 World and Expo Horn Championships in Fort Worth, Texas, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the world’s two largest cattle competitions. The final measuring was Oct. 18 in downtown Oklahoma City. The Texas Longhorn Marketing Alliance World Championship is a horn measuring event with tip-to-tip […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 30, 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Members of the Northwestern FFA gathered at the Eberly Farm for a meeting and movie night Oct. 18.

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