Beef cows’ nutritional requirements to stay warm and perform well have been higher this winter, putting pressure on their hay inventories and leading to increased costs for producers.
The referendum, seeking to increase the state checkoff on cattle from $1 to $2, received enough favorable votes to pass.
Planting intentions surpass historic soybean record by 4 million acres, USDA reports.
Wayne County Dairy Service unit meets, recognizes best.
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Environmental Protection announced that the hearing sessions on an application for gas well spacing units, or spacing order, received from Hilcorp Energy Co., have been scheduled for May 7 and May 8. “We successfully secured a delay in order to ensure the public was properly informed on this important […]
Ag engineering expert says the era of bigger tractors could eventually give way to much smaller, robotic machines.
Red clover is a popular choice for frost seeding because it has high seedling vigor, is tolerant of a wide range of soil pH and fertility conditions, and tolerates drought
Dairy Farmers of America ended the year with strong operating results.
Ag retailers and stakeholders from Ohio, Indiana and Michigan gather to learn more about certification process
The McNaull family tractor collection was sold March 15 at auction, but memories and a special F-12 will live on.
Retail sales of organic products were valued at $35 billion last year.
Farmers often use poultry litter as an alternative to chemical fertilizer in pasture and row crop production, as it provides nutrients and organic matter for plants and soil.
Today, Rowe, 76, has 40 cows in his herd and he sells feeder calves that are mostly Angus crosses.
The White House honored Carrie Vollmer-Sanders, Director of the Western Lake Erie Basin Project for The Nature Conservancy, as a “Champion of Change.”
HARRISBURG, Pa. — With temperatures slowly increasing, we all start to think about the wonderful fresh produce that comes along with warmer, longer days as more and more people are looking for local sources to purchase the season’s bounty. One of the ever increasingly popular ways to do so is through Community Supported Agriculture or […]
The DEP announced March 21 that a delay was requested by both Hilcorp Energy Co. and the DEP to ensure all people affected were notified of the hearings.
After this winter’s cold, what will spring weather, field conditions be?
Local dairy farmers were recognized for their milk production achievements, including a couple herds recognized for being Ohio Elite.
JEFFERSON, Ohio — OSU Extension will hold a hay production school April 16 from 9:30-3 p.m. at the Ashtabula County Extension office, 39 Wall St., in Jefferson. Topics include pasture and hay fertility, general hay management guidelines, hay cutting management, weed identification, forage selection, hay renovation and forage species identification. The program includes classroom and […]
Growers can take advantage of a series of free webinars taught by agronomists from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.