Monday, November 30, 2015
beef cattle on pasture

Whether the national beef herd grows or declines in the coming months will depend on cow slaughter numbers.

The two Whinery brothers sold Deering farm equipment and other farm supplies, as well as builder's supplies and, in 1915, made the decision to incorporate the business as a stockholder-owned company, probably to raise money to expand the business.

The high price of farmland is the most common complaint of new farmers, and with good reason; both crop and pasture land is selling at an all-time high.

Group meets in Ohio to discuss how a co-op could help farmers, especially marketers of grass-fed beef.

As of Dec. 31, 2013, Chesapeake has drilled 425 wells in the Utica, including 230 producing wells and 195 wells awaiting pipeline connection or in various stages of completion.

Mashed, smashed and fried, Americans love potatoes, but only a few varieties are grown in much of North American agriculture.

Agricultural Research Service microbiologist Rob Dungan is documenting how bioaerosol dispersal fluctuates throughout the day and year, their downwind concentrations, and factors that affect dispersal patterns.

Cache Valley virus causes infertility, abortions and congenital abnormalities in sheep. This year, there has been an increase in the number of cases diagnosed and reported by Ohio sheep producers.

Here's the agri-stories you should read today, February 26, 2014. Today's stories include more victims of the California drought, initiatives of the USDA to stem childhood obesity, and honeybee losses.

Paul Keener needed a dairy that was efficient, and in good order, so he built his own.