Bioenergy producers who increase their purchases of corn, soybeans and other commodities to expand production of ethanol, biodiesel or other biofuels will be eligible for cash payments from the USDA.
Congress approves farm assistance package that includes crop insurance overhaul.
A University of Illinois field test found a Bt corn variety had no adverse effect on black swallowtail caterpillars, but a lab test on a different event drew words of caution.
Knox County farmers Greg and Beverly Miller of Lone Pine Ranch, Howard, received the statewide Environmental Stewardship Award sponsored by the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association.
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final permit to allow Stoll Farms Inc. to expand its Wayne County dairy farm.
In her weekly commentary, Editor Susan Crowell reminds readers that problems, like beauty, are in the eye of the beholder.
Ohio’s land values and land use are shifting from the Midwest into the Northeast.
Smart farm management decisions earned Knox County dairyman Tom Freer one of five Environmental Stewardship Awards presented statewide by the Ohio Livestock Council.
The Ohio Senate approved legislation May 24 to transfer regulation of large livestock operations from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
A northeastern Ohio buffalo ranch is a world leader in buffalo genetics and DNA testing.
The members of Select Sires and Sire Power have approved the merger of the two artificial insemination cooperatives.
Dairy farmers across the nation are organizing a dump of one day’s milk production, hoping to draw national attention to low milk prices.
Ohio Gov. Bob Taft responded to a set of questions concerning environmental issues and agriculture.
The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy has listed Ayrshire, Guernsey and Milking Shorthorn dairy breeds on its watch list because they have shown a marked decline since 1970.
Demand is strong for Bunker Hill’s organic cheese and Goshen Dairy is considering bottling organic fluid milk.
Tax laws allow farmers more flexibility in reporting government payments than they may think.
What is really the prime mover of today’s booming economy. One reader offers his view.
The Jefferson Depot in Ashtabula County, Ohio, wants to add more buildings to restored historic village.
The FDA is withdrawing its approval of fluoroquinolone poultry antibiotics.
Nationalizing land rights is socialism purchased with taxes, says one reader about Ohio’s statewide Issue 1.