Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Farm land values

Attend an auction or check out one of the few farms for sale, and it won’t take long for you to figure out that farmland values have increased over the past few years.
photo of a corn field

The blend wall is defined as the maximum amount of ethanol that can be consumed in the domestic motor fuel market if ethanol blending is limited to 10 percent of total motor fuel consumption.

The challenge — like most new and emerging sources of energy — is developing the right infrastructure and engines that will make the fuel cost-efficient.

There's many reasons to be thrilled about Shuanghui International Holding Inc.’s proposed $4.7 billion purchase of Smithfield Foods, Inc. Here's only 10...

Solar flares are sometimes responsible for breaking one very important rule in physics. Researchers have figured out why flares do what they do.

Prices for beef are up, but profits ... not necessarily.
Capitol building

Farm groups mostly supportive, call for a 'harvest' action in the House.

Troyer is no stranger to recognition for his accomplishments in the dairy industry as he has ranked among the top herds in Wayne County for production and high cows, as well as low somatic cell counts over the past several years.

A Salem family lost three beef cows June 5, two of which were 4-H cows, due to accidental yew poisoning.
Eastern Tent Caterpillar

When ingested by pregnant mares, these caterpillars can cause mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS), which results in the aborting of late-term foal fetuses, said MU Extension forage specialist Craig Roberts.