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Four ways to manage risk volatility on your farm

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Corn prices have dropped as much as $2 since August. How are you managing your farm’s risk?

Ohio’s water quality work group finishing state recommendations

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Ohio EPA, ODNR and the ag department are nearing the completion of recommendations for controlling agriculture’s share of water quality issues.

Ohio Farm Bureau award winners illustrate breadth of agriculture

Monday, December 5, 2011

“Agriculture has been my focus my entire life.”

Atty. Paul Wright’s comment while accepting his Distinguished Service Award from the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Dec. 1 could’ve been repeated by any of the other four Ohio agriculture leaders honored. In addition to Wright, Distinguished Service Awards were presented to longtime Nationwide agent Fred Pursley and community leader Howard Skiles. Judy Roush received the Agriculture Cooperative Educator Award, and Lindsay Hill was posthumously honored with the Agricultural Communicator Award.

Genetic improvement gives impressive corn yield results, despite weather

Monday, December 5, 2011

COLUMBUS — Weather conditions at planting and harvest seemed to plague farmers in 2011. Despite frustrating meteorological developments, Ohio State University experts say continuous improvements in corn genetics and traits allowed producers to record impressive yields this year. “Seed companies are screening hybrids and genetics on such a huge scale now that they are able […]

Ohio court orders state to compensate owners for ‘taking’ land

Friday, December 2, 2011

Supreme Court says ODNR is liable for flooding, directs department to begin appropriations process.

Local food movement is helping this local farmer make a living

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Miller Livestock Co. is a family operation raising grass fed meat and eggs for families, restaurants.

Best advice: Take time now to look at the books before tax time arrives

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Although it is the beginning of December, it is not too early to start thinking about farm taxes.

USDA lowers crop insurance premiums for corn and soybean growers

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

New crop insurance premiums for 2012 should reduce corn farmers’ rates by 7 percent and soybean farmers’ by 9 percent.

Brag About Your Bag: Joshua Moorman

Thursday, November 24, 2011

For the past month and a half we’ve been showing our appreciation for the hunt with our Brag About Your Bag photo gallery. One of the photos we’ve received is of 11-year-old Joshua Moorman, who shot his first deer, an 8-point basket buck, with a crossbow on Oct. 17.

Kirkwood Farm weaves sheep and wool into successful business

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Sheep and wool store go hand in hand for Wayne County couple.

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