Sunday, November 29, 2015

Livestock experts remind farmers about housing and nutritional needs during extreme cold.

As a western Pennsylvania resident, I've long admired the red ware pottery of the Pennsylvania Germans who farmed in the growing season and worked at their craft as time allowed.

A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter was unveiled at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the show's iconic milk shake served by the Pennsylvania Dairymen's Association.

General Mills has announced it has started producing Cheerios free of genetically modified ingredients, according to the Wall Street Journal. The move makes the cereal one of the highest-profile brands to switch to non-GMO.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court made a decision Dec. 19 that could impact all shale drilling operations in Pennsylvania.

Two brothers are continuing a federal lawsuit against Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC., claiming it is dragging its feet on picking a third arbitrator to preside over the case involving discrepancies over royalties.

New year will bring challenges for crop farmers, opportunities for dairy and livestock.

The top stories of 2013 included ethanol ... shale gas ... Ohio Holstein Association ... Pa. transportation laws ...

For the last couple of weeks I have been saying that only the March Planting Intentions Report from USDA can help this market. My idea has been that I don’t see bullish news anywhere on the horizon. But, I do think that farmers will like $13 soybeans better than $4 corn.

Wisconsin is known for producing cheese, but now the state is taking its cheese industry to the next level, it's battling icy roads with cheese biproduct.