Calvin Ernst has built a successful conservation seed company on a base of growing common weeds.
National association proposes giving growers the support they need – only when they need it.
Scouting the best defense agains the alfalfa weevil and potato leafhoppers now showing up in area alfalfa fields.
A new oral history project at the University of Illinois is helping to recover the routine and preserve the ordinary through the memories of Depression era undergraduates.
Legislation introduced to extend the Northeast Dairy Compact and to create a Southern Dairy Compact.
The National Pork Board is moving forward with its search for a new chief executive officer.
Emerson Nafziger, crop production specialist with University of Illinois Extension, writes about the unfortunate tendency to condemn GM crops before their benefits have been realized.
For the 19th consecutive year, Ohio has retained its standing as the nation’s leader in the number of Tree City USA communities.
The new first-place premium in four classes – grain seeds, wheat, oats and “other grain” – have been doubled, from $5 to $10 per winning entry. Second-place premiums in those classes were increased to $5, from $4.
A Wayne County landowner applying liquid manure through an irrigation system had manure ran down both sides of a knoll into Steele Ditch, resulting in resulted in a damaged stream, loss of aquatic life and five miles of upset land owners.
The World Trade Organization’s appellate body overturned a 1999 decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission that has prompted the United States to impose import restraints on lamb meat imports.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on some of the proposals set before the U.S. House Agriculture Committee in its hearings on the next farm bill.
Andrea Keener was recognized with the Dekalb Award
State representatives spoke at the annual Columbiana and Mahoning county ag leaders’ breakfast May 4.
J. Edward Ketz, associate professor of accounting in Penn State’s Smeal College of Business Administration, says nnless significant reforms are undertaken soon, a major consequence of government’s budget deceptions is that Social Security will be unable to pay retirees any benefits in 15 or so years.
As a safety precaution, the cattle, had been restricted to their premises in Texas since March 1997.
The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index tumbled nearly eight points in April.
About the only time there isn’t something that has to be done on a Christmas tree farm, says Mike Dittmer of Dittmer’s Tree Depot at Atwater, is in the few weeks right after Christmas.
Charles Parker, executive director of the National Seed Stock Alliance, spoke to members of the Ohio Heartland Sheep Improvement Association meeting at Smithville, Ohio.
Ohio Agriculture Director Fred L. Dailey announces the Livestock Environmental Permitting Program advisory committee.