Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Nationally, corn and soybean stocks stored in all positions are down 17 percent from 2012.
Capitol building

Lawmakers in Washington were unable to reach a compromise on the federal budget, thus causing many government agencies to close their doors, shut off lights and temporarily mothball projects.

In Ohio, there have been two fatalities this year alone involving grain bins and silos.
child with a doctor

There was a time when there were two choices when it came to flu shots: get vaccinated or not. This year, drug companies are not only offering the vaccine in multiple forms, they are also offering multiple vaccines.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has levied more than $22,000 in fines against two Michigan livestock dealers who illegally moved calves without official Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags.

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Farmers appear to be gearing up for the low grain prices and the tighter profit margins that may be ahead.
cover crops

It's the time of year Ohio farmers hit the fields to harvest, driving over the land planted last spring. As combines remove the crop, the land hidden beneath reveals areas that may benefit from conservation treatments to improve the health of the land and next year's crop.

New energy facility can power swine farm, and about 500 residential homes.

The agreement to end a dispute over royalties paid by Chesapeake Energy to land and mineral rights owners in Pennsylvania has hit a snag and may be headed to court after all.
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