More research needs to be done to further understand how all beta-agonists on the market work in cattle feeding.
A third plan for the proposed severance tax may be on its way to the Ohio Statehouse.
EAST CANTON, Ohio — Imagine being responsible for six children, 132 dairy cattle and 400 acres on a daily basis. Some would say it is daunting to even think about it. But Randy Pero and his wife, Kristy, say it’s a life they wouldn’t trade for anything. After all, their love story started when they […]
As the region continues to experience one of the coldest, snowiest winters in recent years, growers and producers can take measures to ensure their safety in increasingly hazardous outdoor conditions.
U.S. propane inventories are nearly 44 percent lower than a year ago, and, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the average U.S. price for propane hit a record two weeks ago, up $1.05 to $4.01 a gallon. The propane supply is rebounding, but it is going to cost consumers.
This winter has been a doozy. If you’re handy, here’s a couple of ways to make your life in snowy weather a bit easier.
Rising immigrant population means more interest in meat goats, various holidays.
Despite their typically small size and sparse distribution, farms that sell their products locally may boost economic growth in their communities in some regions of the U.S., according to a team of economists.
Rancho Feeding Corporation, a Petaluma, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,742,700 pounds, because it processed diseased and unsound animals and carried out these activities without the benefit or full benefit of federal inspection.
When it comes to foodborne illness, fresh produce belies its healthful aura: Fresh fruits and vegetables account for 24 percent of U.S. foodborne illness in which both the responsible food and contaminant are identified, according to a 2013 analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Using a plant-derived chemical, University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have developed a process for creating a concentrated stream of sugars that’s ripe with possibility for biofuels.
The president has signed the farm bill into law, praising bipartisanship by the House and Senate.
A milk truck slid down a snow-covered hill, crashing into the house of a Belmont County man.
Cargill, the world’s largest producer of hamburger, has begun labeling its products that contain the company’s finely textured beef product.
Ohio Farmers Union members oppose state beef checkoff increase, give nod to severance tax if receipts directed to affected counties.
Members of Dairylea Cooperative Inc. approved a proposed merger with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA).
Dave knew from the moment he ended his first phone conversation with Alicia she was the woman he would marry. Alicia was the first person he met on FarmersOnly.com, a dating site for farmers, ranchers and country folks. And FarmersOnly was the first and only site he joined.
In the Utica shale, there are 40 drilling rigs. There are now a total of 1,061 permits issued and 697 wells drilled.
CattleFax expert: Cattle prices are expected to average $135 compared to $126 during 2013, an increase of 7 percent.
On the heels of the Senate’s passage of the farm bill, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and the Obama Administration announced the creation of the first ever regional hubs for Risk Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change at seven locations around the country.