Thursday, March 30, 2017
Holstein brings $32,000 at sale

During the Ohio Holstein Association sale March 10, Pine-Tree 9882 Gate 7345-ET, consigned by the Matthew Steiner family of Pine Tree Dairy, Marshallville, Ohio, sold for $32,000 to top the sale.
ODA tour group

The Daisy Brand Co., which located to Wooster in 2014, is planning an expansion that will lead to more milk demand.
Pennsylvania State Senate

Two Pa. Senate bills, addressing gas royalty protection, were passed Jan. 30, 48-0. They now await action by the House — for the third consecutive year.
Grain delivery

All three major grains traded on the Chicago Board of Trade have traded to new lows. This happened on the overnight trading, but we have had no rebound.
driling rig

Ohio issued 76 unconventional well permits so far this year and Pennsylvania, 196, a sign production is continuing on a steady pace (and definitely above last year's levels).
Palmer Amaranth

Ohio has declared a zero-tolerance threshold on Palmer amaranth, an aggressive weed that has been found in 18 Ohio counties. Do you know what to do if you find it in your fields?
Master farmers 2017

This year's Conservation Tillage Conference reminded farmers to take a total systems approach, including the pesticides and chemicals they use.
Scales and money

School and county auditor associations say that reducing CAUV values for farmers could be costly for others.

Drones are being used to determine plant health, inventory plants, collect farm asset info, assess crop damage and determine areas of low soil moisture.

McDonald's USA, Tyson Foods, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Beef Marketing Group and Golden State Foods announced the two-year pilot research project.
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