Thursday, November 26, 2015

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.

A new tool helps farmers feed crops only as much as they really need, saving money and the environment.
Shale gas rig

The Utica and Marcellus shales are producing more than just natural gas. Some are suggesting the byproducts be exported.

Manufacturers of agricultural machinery are optimistic about near-term business expectations in most parts of the world.

CALDWELL, Ohio — Sheep and goat owners interested in using the FAMACHA system as a selective de-worming tool will want to attend a Sheep...

A Kansas wheat farmer filed a federal lawsuit against Monsanto June 3, and more cases are expected, after a field of genetically modified wheat was found in Oregon, causing wheat prices to fall.