These are Farm and Dairy’s top stories of the week.
There are no GE wheat varieties approved for sale or in commercial production in the United States.
The increase in crop and livestock prices have generated significant profits for many farmers, which some are using to buy additional land.
Growing demand has driven land values to record highs in many areas. Whether farmers are using cash or borrowing money, buying land should include a well-researched financial plan.
Colorful vegetables are promoted as key to a healthy diet, but white vegetables, especially potatoes, shouldn’t be forgotten.
Wheat growers can use scab-forecasting system to determine if fungicides are needed.
Farmland values continue to increase by large amounts each year and have reached record levels in most states in the Midwest, measured by both non-inflation adjusted (nominal) and inflation adjusted (real) values.
Choffin Carreer and Technical Center in Youngstown is offering an aquaponics program in hopes of bolstering the city’s burgeoning local food scene.
Southern Park Stables was part of the Southern Park Racetrack, established in 1911. This racetrack, with entrances off McClurg Road and Washington Boulevard, and the surrounding acres were a huge draw for people who wanted a day in the country.
Want a good feel for the state of the state’s environment? Check out salamanders!
Penn State study suggests dairy herd water quality linked to milk production.