Thursday, August 25, 2016

Cows in Holmes County make milk. And they make a lot of it, for a long time.
Jane Frankenberger of Purdue

A Purdue project is looking at the economic and environmental benefits and costs of storing water on farms. The project will also address the issues of farm nutrients draining from fields and causing problems downstream.
corn planter

The March 31 USDA Planting Intentions Report finds U.S. farmers expect to plant record-high soybean acreage in 2015.
pasture

With careful planning, burning pasture can produce numerous benefits.

With 150 registered attendees at its first visit to the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, the Ohio State College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Science’s Living the Small Farm Dream small farm conference March 28 was a success, organizers said.

Today is the day of the landmark USDA Planting Intentions Report. Everyone's waiting for the noon hour release!
calf with heart defect

When Tom Leech of Longview Farm found a newborn Shorthorn bull calf in a pasture on the afternoon of March 7, he was immediately concerned with hypothermia.

The East Ohio Women in Agriculture conference brought more than 135 participants together for networking and farm business education.
chicks

Baby poultry may carry Salmonella, a common bacteria found in the droppings of poultry which can cause illness in people.
U.S. Capitol

Farmers have an additional week, until April 7, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety net programs established by the 2014 farm bill.
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