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U.S. agricultural equipment exports up compared to 2009

Friday, August 20, 2010

WASHINGTON — Exports of U.S. agricultural equipment have increased each quarter of 2010, with midyear shipments totaling $4.9 billion, a gain of 4 percent compared to January-June 2009, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

Butler Farm Show

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions, and see if you’re in a slideshow of photos taken at this year’s Butler Farm Show.

Record yields for some states, commodities, not so for others

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

National crop forecast predicts largest soybean and corn yields on record.

Grandin: Can’t buy the solution to livestock handling, it takes training

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Downer cows. Bruised animals. Dark cutters. Problems with e. coli, salmonella, or a host of pathogens. Is it the slaughter facility? Are the causes a lack of training or improper training?

Youth win big at Ashtabula County Fair

Monday, August 16, 2010

Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions, and see if you’re in a slideshow of photos taken at this year’s Ashtabula County Fair.

Bee pastures would help meet need for pollinators for orchards and fields

Sunday, August 15, 2010

WASHINGTON — Beautiful wildflowers, perhaps as alluring to bees as they are to people, might someday be planted in “bee pastures.” These floral havens would be created to help propagate larger generations of healthy, hard-working bees. Pesticide-free bee pastures can be “simple to establish and — at perhaps only a half-acre each — easy to […]

Electronic dairy price reporting passes House and Senate Committees

Friday, August 13, 2010

Dairy groups say electronic reporting will ensure timely, more accurate reports.

Program expansion in Pennsylvania means drought protection for farmers

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Program expanded in Pennsylvania to give producers protection against drought in their pasture and hayfields.

State fair is educational tool for veterinarians, farm groups

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

From butter cows to cows giving birth, there was plenty to see and learn at this year’s state fair.

Ohio State Fair sets six new sale records

Monday, August 9, 2010

With the setting of six new sale records, the sale of champions at the 2010 Ohio State Fair is one to remember. New records were set for the reserve champion market beef, reserve champion market barrow, grand and reserve champion market lambs, and the grand and reserve champion meat chickens. The sale raised $272,500 — […]

Forget cars. Combine demolition derby is for real thrills

Sunday, August 8, 2010

The Columbiana County Fair’s annual combine demolition derby is a crowd favorite. Check out this slide show of photos from the 2010 event.

2010 Columbiana County Fair junior market livestock champs named

Friday, August 6, 2010

Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions, and see if you’re in a slideshow of photos taken at this year’s Columbiana County Fair.

Two dead after Central Ohio barn collapse

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Ohio storms claim lives, destroy farm property.

Fish farming up close and personal

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Tour features the ins and outs of northeast Ohio aquaculture operations.

Best advice for 4-H’ers: ‘Shows are won at home’

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Oklahoma cattleman Kirk Stierwalt shares talents with Ohio exhibitors.

Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame to enshrine four

Sunday, August 1, 2010

LEFT: Fred H. Johnson; RIGHT: John L. Denny LISBON, Ohio — Four individuals will be inducted into the Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame on opening day of the Columbiana County Fair. The contributions of John L. Denny, Charles J. Gause, Galen H. Greenisen, and Fred H. Johnson will be recognized in ceremonies at 10:30 […]

Issues brewing between the NCBA and CBB over how beef checkoff funds are spent

Friday, July 30, 2010

A controversy erupts over expenses billed to the Beef Checkoff program.

Farmers not interested in rebuilding beef cattle herds

Friday, July 30, 2010

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The nation’s beef herd continues to decline. Due to several years of financial difficulty, producers have little interest in rebuilding their herds. As a result other animals are gaining a larger market share and the cost of beef will remain high, according to a Purdue University economist.

From pleased to furious, farmers mixed over HSUS/Ohio Ag deal

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Producers and ag groups voice opinions on recent agreement.

Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board discusses HSUS/Ag agreement

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Care board expresses intent to consider recommendations in recent agreement.

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