Monday, December 5, 2016

With harvest winding down and manure application underway, it's a good time to remember manure safety.

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau supported the passage of House Bills 2370 and 2025 as well as legislative amendments to local income tax rules.

With the December sire summaries, Genex Cooperative Inc. will publish Subclinical Ketosis, Metritis and Foot Health breeding values for Holstein sires.

White nose syndrome is decimating native bat populations in the eastern United States and Canada.

The EPA has declared a drought warning for four counties and increased the number of counties on drought watch status to 30 in Pennsylvania.

The Ohio State University will offer a daylong webinar Dec. 19, on farm tax returns for farmers, farm representatives and rural landowners.

The Penn State Extension Dairy Team has released a 2017 calendar to help agricultural producers implement and maintain necessary safety procedures on their dairy farms.

The Ohio Holstein Fall Sale was at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster, Ohio, Oct. 29. The sale averaged $1,977 on 66 live lots.

It's possible that with a little more investment, cull cows can provide more revenue to their operation.

This year, Pennsylvania NRCS has $3.4 million available in both the Wetland Reserve Easement (WRE) and Agricultural Land Easement (ALE) components of this 2014 Farm Bill program.
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