Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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.

Ohio Rep. Boose and others praise U.S. Speaker Boehner for the 'courage' to take up immigration reform.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack highlighted the 2014 farm bill in a sweep through Ohio Jan. 31 that included the Ohio Farmers Union annual meeting in Columbus.

With the Sochi Olympics set to start Feb. 6, security analysts still aren’t convinced that American athletes will be safe.