This week’s top stories include Ohio and Michigan’s ban on poultry shows, an Ohio man’s indictment for his cattle-rustling scheme, the new renewable fuel standard and the U.S. Senate’s approval of the trade promotion authority.
Floriography is an intriguing study for those interested in how a flower’s characteristics, history and traditional uses give it symbolic meaning.
Oil production increased 24 percent from fourth quarter 2014.
The Glenn Family Farm finds it’s niche in the local beef business.
Improving nutrient management — whether by voluntary measures or by forced regulation — isn’t cheap. But it’s a muddy mess farmers can’t ignore, says Editor Susan Crowell in this commentary.
Staking plants, weeding, applying mulch and managing pests are some of June’s gardening tasks.
In the first week of May, American farmers seeded over 35 percent of this year’s projected corn acreage — in one week!
Brenda Hastings explains why calves are separated from their mothers.
The Ohio Department of Agriculture has canceled all 2015 live bird exhibitions at county and independent fairs, the Ohio State Fair, and all other gatherings of birds for show or for sale, including auctions and swap meets.
The mentality of the grain traders seems to be that we are going to have huge crops at cheap prices. This will be another marketing season for “As the Stomach Turns,” says grain merchandiser Marlin Clark.