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Pa. Farm Show opens barn doors Jan. 7

Saturday, December 24, 2011

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The 96th Pennsylvania Farm Show will run Jan. 7-14 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.

Failure to file 1099 tax forms could be problem for farmers in 2012

Friday, December 23, 2011

SALEM, Ohio — If you are a farmer and want to write off the cost of the custom hay baling you had done this summer, you may want to get your hands on a 1099 tax form from the Internal Revenue Service. Dave Miller, an enrolled agent with the Wright Law Co. in Columbus, said […]

Readers get creative for Holiday Haiku contest

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Our readers showed their poetic prowess this season by sending in more than 70 submissions for our Holiday Haiku contest. We even ended up in classrooms!

Deer donation programs hit the spot for the needy

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

In a challenging economy, farmers and hunters continue to donate deer meat.

Rabies is not something of the past — it remains a problem in Pa.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

GROVE CITY, Pa. — A vaccinated dog may be your best insurance against rabies on your farm. Dr. Karen Martin, a veterinarian with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, said cattle out on pasture are at risk for rabies because of the potential for exposure — partly because of their curiosity toward creatures in the pasture […]

Grain forecast: corn prices susceptible, beans a bit more stable

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Early-bird grain forecast shows markets could drop by this time next year.

Ohio corn and soybean performance trial results available now

Monday, December 19, 2011

COLUMBUS — Researchers with Ohio State University’s Department of Horticulture and Crop Science and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center have released results of the 2011 Corn Performance Test (www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/corntrials/) and 2011 Soybean Performance Trials (http://oardc.osu.edu/soy2011/). Variable conditions Several members of the university faculty and staff participate in the performance trials annually, and the […]

Ohio grain symposium addresses water quality, farm bill

Friday, December 16, 2011

Corn, soybean and wheat growers gather in Wilmington to hear market trends and issues.

Is your rural community ready for the changing energy landscape?

Friday, December 16, 2011

The communities that do best in the changing energy landscape will adopt appropriate land use, housing, planning, schooling, regulatory, and capital management strategies that anticipate and can adapt to change.

GIPSA finalizes rule designed to protect pork and poultry producers

Thursday, December 15, 2011

GIPSA finalized a rule implementing the 2008 farm bill provisions to better protect livestock producers and poultry growers.

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