Thursday, February 23, 2017
R&C Packing speaker

The Ohio meat summit helped bring bring producers, packers, retailers and chefs into one room to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the industry.

The Farm and Dairy surveyed local FFA programs about their plans for FFA week, see what’s going on in your area.
Hemp

Hemp isn’t marijuana. But the reputation that accompanies marijuana seems to be stunting the growth of what could be America’s next cash crop. Pennsylvania and Kentucky departments of agriculture focus on hemp research programs.

U.S. production of ethane is expected to increase from an average of 1.25 million barrels per day in 2016 to 1.7 million bpd in 2018.

Law requires the IRS to hold refunds claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) until mid-February.

The 2017 Malting Barley Conference and Trade Show will be held at the Greene County fairgrounds March 24.

For a vast majority of these people, the pain goes away with simple treatment. Most lower back pain is acute, lasting fewer than six weeks.

The National Mastitis Council (NMC) recognized the best in quality milk production, including some producers from Farm and Dairy readership.

More than $1.3 million is available to agricultural producers and landowners to improve and protect water quality in the Great Lakes Basin.

The Ohio State University Extension Dairy Working group is offering a series of daytime dairy webinars from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 13, March 13 and March 27.
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