Thursday, November 26, 2015

The president has signed the farm bill into law, praising bipartisanship by the House and Senate.

A milk truck slid down a snow-covered hill, crashing into the house of a Belmont County man.
raw hamburgers

Cargill, the world's largest producer of hamburger, has begun labeling its products that contain the company's finely textured beef product.

Ohio Farmers Union members oppose state beef checkoff increase, give nod to severance tax if receipts directed to affected counties.

Members of Dairylea Cooperative Inc. approved a proposed merger with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA).
couple on a farm

Dave knew from the moment he ended his first phone conversation with Alicia she was the woman he would marry. Alicia was the first person he met on, a dating site for farmers, ranchers and country folks. And FarmersOnly was the first and only site he joined.

In the Utica shale, there are 40 drilling rigs. There are now a total of 1,061 permits issued and 697 wells drilled.

CattleFax expert: Cattle prices are expected to average $135 compared to $126 during 2013, an increase of 7 percent.
Climate hubs map

On the heels of the Senate's passage of the farm bill, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and the Obama Administration announced the creation of the first ever regional hubs for Risk Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change at seven locations around the country.

More reactions as the farm bill moves through Congress, now on its way to the president's desk.