it is anticipated that in coming years there will be a better balance between the crop production sector and the animal sector.
ALLEDONIA, Ohio— Tucked away in Alledonia, Ohio, is a man with a passion for mustangs, not the hot rod type with horsepower under the hood, but the type that run wild in the western United States. Nelson Lindsey got the bug for mustangs in the 1990s. He started researching the breed and immediately felt a […]
FOSTORIA, Ohio —Ag Credit, ACA, a member-owned cooperative with more than $1.43 billion in assets, announced Nov. 19 financial results for the first nine months of calendar year 2013. Net income for the first nine months of 2013 was $23.8 million, compared with $19.3 million for the same period in 2012. The increase in net […]
WOOSTER, Ohio — Sheep producers can learn innovative new techniques to produce consistent, high quality lamb and how to better market their specialty meats during a two-day course Dec. 17-18. The course will be taught by livestock experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and industry experts. The Lamb 509 […]
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania producers have until Jan. 15 to report crops that have a Nov. 15 reporting deadline, without paying a late-file fee. Crops under this waiver include fall-planted small grains, fall forage seeding, and native and improved grasses intended for grazing or haying. The Risk Management Agency (RMA) did not grant a waiver, […]
COLUMBUS — Reports from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) show the development of Ohio’s mineral resources in 2012 produced more than $2.7 billion worth of geologic commodities, including increases in the extracted amount of oil, natural gas, limestone, sand and gravel. The 2012 Report on Ohio Mineral Industries: An Annual Summary of the […]
New app provides access to Forest Service maps, such as motor-vehicle-use maps, which are free, while pages from national forest atlases are 99 cents and forest visitor maps are $4.99.
Think you’re healthy because you work out? Although your exercise regimen is good for your body, it may not be enough to counteract the negative effects of sitting.
Cold weather is here and it’s time to winterize the car, pull out the space heaters, and thwart invading rodents. For pet owners, however, these common seasonal activities should be approached with caution because of the potential hazards for pets.
Certification gets conservation easements on the ground faster.
Richard Pallman of Lackawanna County and Cumberland County farmer Richard Mains received two of Pa. Farm Bureau’s top awards.
One out of every seven loads of milk is exported — that is one day every week that the total U.S. milk production is exported.
New farm bill clear as mud as Congress breaks for recess.
West Virginia’s traditional antlered (buck) firearm season begins Nov. 25, according to Curtis I. Taylor, Chief of the Wildlife Resources Section of the Division of Natural Resources.
Will electric vehicles replace gasoline vehicles? Not with our current parking infrastructure, said Carnegie Mellon researchers.
USDA’s Farm Service Agency is reminding farmers and ranchers who participate in FSA programs to plan accordingly in FY2014 for automatic spending reductions known as sequestration.
Tomatoes are a $2 billion crop in the U.S., but a common complaint is that the varieties in supermarkets often lack the flavor of locally grown varieties.
To improve flavor, breeders need to know more about the types of tomatoes that hold the greatest potential for enhancing taste.
This troubleshooting and management guide contains extensive information and support for pork producers, including more than 1,000 fact sheets and references.
It’s that time of year again: the time that we acknowledge all of the things we’re thankful for.
Editor: When I consider Obamacare’s initial blundering activity I picture a plane with flat tires trying to pick up speed for takeoff. And why am I not surprised? It’s being run by amateurs, most of whom never held a job in the private sector, who never had to meet a payroll and who don’t have […]