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Cattle numbers lowest since 1950s

Sunday, February 10, 2013

According to the latest numbers from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service in Ohio, beef cows, at 290,000 head, were down 3 percent from last year, and milk cows, at 270,000 head, were unchanged from last year.

Dairy turbulence could settle by the end of 2013

Saturday, February 9, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Turbulence that has shaken the dairy industry the past few years could subside in the second half of this year — if feed prices fall or at least stabilize. Although the first part of 2013 likely will be stressful for producers, Purdue Extension dairy specialist Mike Schutz said those who hold […]

Agland Co-op: The Ohio River facility: Out of sight and out of mind, but not out of reach

Thursday, February 7, 2013

The Ohio River is a major artery for exporting grain from northeastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania.

Fire destroys Wayne County barn, cattle and equipment

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

The barn and its contents were mostly lost.

Paul Harvey’s words still ring true: God said, ‘I need a caretaker.’ So he made a farmer

Monday, February 4, 2013

It was a Super Bowl ad that grabbed our attention for its shear simplicity, not its shock factor. Paul Harvey sharing his, “So God Made a Farmer” tribute.

Shale is bringing jobs and money to Pennsylvania

Monday, February 4, 2013

Now Pennsylvania is an energy leader. The shale boom has created 215,000 jobs in related industries.

Blog: A Celebration of Love

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Show your love with our Valentine’s Day photo contest, “A Celebration of Love!”

EPA proposes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards

Friday, February 1, 2013

New RFS: Just under 10 percent of fuel must be from renewable sources in 2013.

Finding gardens with Google Earth

Friday, February 1, 2013

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a methodology to quantify Chicago’s urban gardens using Google Earth.

Wildmans bring transparency to swine industry

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Ohio swine farm moving toward more transparency, greater efficiency as a feeder-only operation.

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