COLUMBUS — An Ohio producer was honored with one of the top producer awards at the Beef Improvement Federation Research Symposium and Annual Meeting, April 30-May 3 in Sacramento, Calif. Champion Hill The Beef Improvement Federation named Champion Hill, Bidwell, Ohio, the 2009 Seedstock Producer of the Year. Paul Hill and Marshall Reynolds of Champion […]
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A dairy insurance program is being simplified to help dairy producers purchase insurance to help control market fluctuations and protect their investments. Revisions to the Livestock Gross Margin plans of insurance, including the Livestock Gross Margin for Dairy program, were announced by the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation. These changes will take effect […]
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — In light of the unprecedented times faced by dairy farmers, the Dairylea Cooperative Inc. board of directors recently passed a resolution to release this year’s revolving equity four months before the normal time frame. Equity checks This is the 18th consecutive year Dairylea has been able to make a return on members’ […]
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Cattlemen looking to save money in tight times may want to consider using implants.
MEXICO CITY — According to Mexican officials, there is no outbreak of Influenza A (H1N1) at any farm in the country. Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture Alberto Cardenas Jimenez said a team of 450 veterinarians who traveled the country’s pig farms found no outbreak of Influenza A H1N1. That means the influenza strain that has infected […]
CINCINNATI — Sugarberry, Celtis laevigata, a large, broad, fast growing deciduous tree with a rounded vase crown of spreading, pendulous branches, has recently been found in the Chilo and Utopia areas in southeastern Clermont County. It is Ohio’s first native tree species discovery in more than half a century. ODNR Division of Forestry Private Lands […]
Eastern Ohio school has a ‘manure day,’ instead of a snow day: Application on nearby fields closes United Local for a day.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — This fall, sixth-grade students across Indiana can take a field trip without ever leaving their classrooms. Through the wonders of technology, students will interactively visit Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue Agriculture and Discovery Learning Center at Purdue, where they’ll learn about the similarities and differences between humans and animals. […]
WASHINGTON — While efforts to address U.S. energy needs often focus on developing non-carbon power sources and new “green” modes of transportation, U.S. Rep. Brian Baird told an audience that changing consumer behavior could reduce energy consumption by as much as 20 percent — in a matter of months. Most important In fact, Baird said […]
Long overdue agreement opens EU market to U.S. cattle.