Lower corn prices, improved pasture conditions, smaller beef cow herds and increased domestic demand combined to help beef cattle producers experience record prices for beef this year.
The top stories from the week of Jan. 18 to Jan. 24, 2015.
Two antique tractor square dance clubs joined to create a 16-tractor Star during the 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show. (Video)
Clear, consistent record keeping is much easier and more efficient than rustling through a box of receipts at tax time.
An ag tax law expert offers advice on tax code changes in 2015 — and how farmers can take advantage of them.
An innovative food bank milk distribution program, spearheaded by the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, got an assist during this year’s Pennsylvania Farm Show.
Federally supported energy crop competes for its place in the market.
Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association holds sessions related to produce safety, marketing.
Ty Phillips said his goal all along is to raise as much money as possible to help his teacher with gas and hospital bills.
USDA’s regulations on interstate livestock disease traceability have been beneficial since going into effect in March 2013. Implementing those regulations, according to some livestock facility managers, has been “a pain in the butt.”
A soil test will provide information about the nutrients as well as the pH level of your garden’s soil.
Taking a whole-farm approach to control can cut down on deworming, save money on products that are no longer effective on your farm, help you learn which horses have natural resistance and which ones are “shedders”, and help reduce parasite resistance.
The top stories from the week Jan. 11 through Jan. 17, 2015.
Many cleaning companies have begun to offer natural versions of commercial cleansers as consumers gain eco-consciousness, but these cleaners can easily be made at home.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Jeff Pennington, of New Castle, was named champion auctioneer at the 36th Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Contest, Jan. 14, at the 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show.
There’s always plenty to see at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Here are some photos from our quick trip to Harrisburg this week.
If preventative steps aren’t taken, frozen pipes can still be thawed even when the thermometer only reaches to the single digits.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 53 new permits in December, with Harrison County’s 22 new permits marking the most issued in the state last month.
As a boy, he pretended to sell the family’s cows. But auctioneer Russ Farnsworth and family still have a solid dairy farm in Medina County.
A proposed rule change announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Dec. 15 would expand an exemption from national research and promotion check off orders to include 95 percent organic farmers, handlers, marketers and importers — otherwise known as “primary organic” operations.