LAWRENCE, Kan. — As the demand for organic produce continues to grow, more farmers are converting their cropland to organic production. Certified organic cropland acres in the U.S. increased from about 850,000 in 1997 to 1.7 million in 2005. Challenge One of the biggest challenges facing organic agriculturists is how to manage weeds without using […]
URBANA, Ill. — Man o’ War is one of the most famous horses in the history of thoroughbred racing. His full brother, Playfellow, who earned the highest sale price of the season decades ago, is famous for a very different reason. In June 1921, the title of a New York Times article read, “Playfellow Not […]
– Garth’s Auctions of Delaware, Ohio, held two sales within two weeks during late July and early August. The July 25 auction of fine and contemporary art and decorative arts featured antique furniture, artwork, pottery, glass and sculpture, but it was clear that furniture stole the show. Leading off the day as well as the […]
Bluegrass Farms of Ohio has received the green light to create an intermodal terminal, the Central Ohio Logistics Center, thanks in large part to a $7.5 million forgivable state loan.
WELLINGTON, Ohio — The Penfield Partners 4-H club met Aug. 19. A motion was passed to pay for fire retardant to be used to spray the home economics booth at the fair. Jessica, Amanda and Mia did demonstrations. The club met Aug. 22 at the fairgrounds to set up the booth and do animal barn […]
The Clearfield, Pa., ethanol plant currently under construction by Bionol Clearfield LLC, a unit of Bio Energy International of Quincy, Mass., is expected to start taking corn in November and to be operational in January.
The Hahn family may have changed over the past 200 years, but its farming legacy lives on.
Many questions remain as we approach the end of the crop year. Not the least of these is: What size crop do we have?
Economist cautions mixed future with increasing agricultural products prices and higher oil costs.
ROCK SPRINGS, Pa. — Led by Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Hanna, equipment dealers across Pennsylvania are hoping to pass House Bill 1498, which will give them more freedom to run their businesses. The bill updates Act 86, also known as the Pennsylvania Fair Dealership Law, that was passed in 1987. (See bottom of page for […]