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My American heroes? Farmers!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

In the first week of May, American farmers seeded over 35 percent of this year’s projected corn acreage — in one week!

Why are calves separated from their mothers?

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Brenda Hastings explains why calves are separated from their mothers.

Ohio cancels all poultry shows to minimize bird flu risk

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

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.

Grain markets: Rain makes grain, or so we hope

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

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.

Wooster arboretum heirloom roses go on sale

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Wooster’s Garden of Roses of Legend and Romance, home to some 1,500 heirloom roses, will hold an open house and rose plant sale June 13.

Michigan cancels poultry shows, including 4-H, for 2015 due to bird flu

Monday, June 1, 2015

Due to the potential for highly pathogenic avian influenza, or bird flu, 2015 poultry exhibitions are canceled throughout Michigan.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 5/30

Saturday, May 30, 2015

This week’s top stories include guidelines for displaying the American flag, an update on the bird flu epidemic, a story of seven brothers who served during World War II, tips for watering your garden and a story about how an Ohio timber framer is restoring a western Pennsylvania barn built in the 1840s.

U.S. EPA scales back renewable fuel standard

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Corn ethanol mandate is scaled back, but still higher than previous years.

CAUVs decrease, tax bills may not

Friday, May 29, 2015

The Ohio Department of Taxation released Current Agricultural Use Values reflecting a 17 percent decrease in the tax year 2014. But 2014 reductions not likely to offset three-year increases.

Ohio man indicted for cattle-rustling scheme involving three states

Friday, May 29, 2015

Brandon White is accused of using fraudulent checks to purchase cattle from farmers who had advertised on Craigslist that they had cattle to sell.

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