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Markets struggling to hold gains

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Even as producers are digging in their marketing heels, the market is actually giving back some of the gains we have seen over the last month and a half.

Too much milk leaves Northeast farmers and co-ops no choice but to dump it

Monday, July 13, 2015

The past five years have seen record milk prices for farmers, but this year prices are down.

Sculptors start buttering up an Ohio icon for the 2015 fair

Monday, July 13, 2015

Each year, the American Dairy Association Mideast selects an icon or theme to feature in butter that is non-political, non-controversial and reflects optimism and broad audience-appeal.

States, industry groups sue EPA, Army Corps

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Dozens of states, agricultural and business industry groups have filed lawsuits in courts around the country, claiming the changes hand the government an unreasonable amount of authority over land use.

Yellow poplar weevil makes presence known in Pennsylvania, mid-Atlantic

Saturday, July 11, 2015

This bug is not a species of eight-legged arthropod known to carry Lyme disease and other pathogens.

Keepin’ it fresh: How to store garden produce

Friday, July 10, 2015

Proper storage of produce keeps it fresh and ripe until you are ready to eat or preserve it. Storing produce in ideal conditions also improves its taste, texture and appearance.

Heavy rains could lead to near-record algal bloom

Friday, July 10, 2015

A wet and rainy June has forecasters predicting another severe bloom of harmful algae.

Jefferson County shale lawsuit seeks $9.2 million in lease signing bonuses

Friday, July 10, 2015

More than 50 Jefferson County landowners say they got stiffed by American Energy Utica and Great River Energy.

Exporting live animals easier, thanks to the Rickenbacker Airport

Friday, July 10, 2015

The special transports pens offer cattle, or any animal, plenty of room to stand up and lay down during the flight.

Poultry producers say USDA response to bird flu improving

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Better communication and the consideration of vaccines is helping improve USDA response to bird flu.

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