Monday, February 8, 2016
U.S. Capitol dome.

The first public meeting for the 2013 farm bill conference committee will be held Oct. 30.

Frank Baldwin, Farm and Dairy circulation manager, and Joyce Wolfgang, of Consumers National Bank, present Misty and Arthur Heavner III, of Jefferson, Ohio, with a $500 gift card.

An Iowa professor's discovery is changing the timeline for one ancient animal.

Citizens for Balanced Use and the South Dakota Stockgrowers Association are searching for donations of cattle to help rebuild the herds that were nearly destroyed during the winter storm.
pasture land

Assess your pasture land now to make improvements for next season. Here's how to do that.

Stink bugs are a nuisance to crops, in addition to humans.

The 2013-14 marketing year for U.S. corn and soybeans is only in the second month. A lot is still unknown about the size of those crops, the strength of demand, and price levels.
family with pumpkins

"The state of American families has become increasingly polarized," said Zhenchao Qian, author of the new study and professor of sociology at The Ohio State University.
woman sleeping

With a smartphone in your pocket, an electronic tablet in your bag, and laptops and gigantic televisions throughout your home, disconnecting for a nightly jaunt to dreamland has become more difficult than ever -- especially for teens.

Reducing the risk of injury or death for young people on farms is the goal of a new project aimed at developing a coordinated national approach to youth farm safety education.
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