Thursday, February 23, 2017
Dr. Tom and Susie Turner

Ohio cattlemen get update from NCBA CEO; present top awards at 2017 annual meeting.
organic vegetable sign

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking public comments on a proposal to create an organic checkoff program.

The rusty patched bumble bee is a known pollinator of berries, tomatoes and legumes. Today, it is present in only 13 states, including Ohio.

Dairy farmers are operating in a very different market than their parents or grandparents did.
Sonny Perdue USDA

President-elect Donald Trump is likely to nominate former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue as his secretary of agriculture.
Vollborn brothers

The Vollborn family has dedicated their lives to developing a successful commercial beef cattle operation in Gallia County, Ohio. They are being honored as Ohio Cattlemen’s Commercial Producer of the Year Jan. 21.
Ohio auctioneer winners

Ohio auctioneers were recognized for their success during the 2017 Ohio Auctioneers Association (OAA) annual conference in Cuyahoga Falls, Jan. 13-15.
Fertilizer application

Farmers applying commercial fertilizer to more than 50 acres are required to attend a course on fertilizer application no later than Sept. 30, 2017.

Whether you are new to the farming business or just looking to revamp your marketing plans this year, here are some tips to point you in the right direction.
harvesting soybeans

U.S. corn prices, which have been trading somewhat independently of the beans, have not seen the gains of the soybeans, following the recent USDA report.
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