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 finalized a rule implementing the 2008 farm bill provisions to better protect livestock producers and poultry growers.
The Ohio Sheep Improvement Association held its annual meeting Dec. 10 at the ATI, where nutrition and sheep numbers were the focus for all ages.
MILWAUKEE — Agricultural machinery manufacturers expect overall 2011 business to the U.S., Canada and worldwide to grow in the 6- to 7-percent range by year-end but then taper off 2012 through 2014, with exports sales anticipated to increase the most, according to the annual business “outlook” survey of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.
SALEM, Ohio — When Fred Hippely and his brothers were growing up on their Jersey dairy farm, each spring his dad would haul in a truckload of sand for a warm weather play area. That sand became a real farm for the seven boys’ toy tractors and implements.
Corn prices have dropped as much as $2 since August. How are you managing your farm’s risk?
Ohio EPA, ODNR and the ag department are nearing the completion of recommendations for controlling agriculture’s share of water quality issues.
“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.
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 […]
Supreme Court says ODNR is liable for flooding, directs department to begin appropriations process.