HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett announced Feb. 1 he intends to nominate George Greig, a farmer from Linesville, Crawford County, as state secretary of agriculture.
Dairy graziers come by the masses to better their skills, network with other producers.
URBANA, Ill. — U.S. edamame production just took a step forward. The herbicide Dual Magnum has recently been registered for use on edamame, or edible, vegetable soybeans, which will increase farmers’ weed control options. Edamame production in the United States has been in an infant stage for decades, said Marty Williams, a weed scientist with […]
The Schmuki dairy began as the American dream and now it continues as the dream profession for Mike Schmuki, who was honored as Stark Soil and Water Conservation District’s 2010 Conservation Farmer of the Year.
More than 160 lanterns later, the fire in Greg Diehl still burns for lanterns.
CELINA, Ohio — Most producers knew it was coming, but now it’s here: The Grand Lake St. Marys watershed has been designated as “distressed.” The Ohio Department of Natural Resources designated the watershed in distress Jan. 18 after a recent analysis because of unprecedented algal blooms in 2009 and 2010. The designation means that farmers […]
Forget California! With their unique climate conditions, western New York growers could benefit from new regional broccoli varieties.
URBANA, Ill. — Over the next three months, the prices of corn and soybeans have two major objectives. First, prices must allocate remaining old crop supplies to maintain at least pipeline stocks by the end of the current marketing year. Second, prices must direct spring planting decisions, said Darrel Good, a University of Illinois agricultural […]
STILLWATER, Okla. — Horse breeders with mares in late gestation need to remember that the mothers-to-be have different nutritional needs than open mares. “A pregnant mare’s nutrient requirements are slightly higher because she is maintaining not only her bodily needs but also is supplying nutrients to a growing fetus,” said Dave Freeman, Oklahoma State University […]
Purchasing agents on down to general consumer will benefit from new label that identifies biobased products.
With animal welfare in mind, board members also must consider demand for food, nutrition.
Graziers since 1994, and wouldn’t have it any other way.
Community members and businesses raise the $25,000 necessary to bring back the OSU Extension Office to Carroll County.
A letter dated Jan. 7 was sent to the USDA outlining resolution between the CBB and the NCBA.
Patrick Burke, Meshoppen, Pa., bested 23 other contestants to win the annual Pennsylvania Bid-Calling Contest.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — As discussion develops on writing a 2012 farm bill and in reducing federal budget deficits, there may be talk of cutting farm subsidies. “Defenders of current farm programs can point out that farm program spending is a tiny share of federal expenditures,” said Pat Westhoff, director of the Food and Agriculture Policy […]
Zehringer makes top appointments to agriculture department
Unusual collection is sign of faith, hard work and oil well history
The allegations of fraud made by Fifth Third Bank may prove to be true for the Eastern Livestock Company.
Outgoing Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland’s last official act in office advances construction of freshwater wind farm in Lake Erie.