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Soybeans continue to lead grain market

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

I consider this a good selling opportunity. We got scared by the break, and regretted not selling before it.

Ohio cattle numbers remain steady

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — The number of cattle and calves in Ohio Jan. 1, 2012, was estimated at 1.28 million head, up 4 percent from last year, according to the Ohio office of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Market lambs down 11 percent in Ohio

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — The number of sheep and lambs on Ohio farms on Jan. 1, 2012, totaled 126,000 head, down 2 percent from the 2011 estimate, according to the Ohio office of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Aspiring farmers can benefit from preparatory course

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

PENINSULA, Ohio — The Countryside Conservancy is hosting the Exploring the Small Farm Dream self assessment short-course at Boston Store Visitor Center in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Agronomy series to continue Feb. 9 in Carroll County

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

CARROLLTON, Ohio — The second in a series of three agronomy workshops will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Carrollton Ponderosa on state Route 43. Production issues The Carroll Soil & Water Conservation District and the USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service are teaming up with Roger Thomas of Thomas Ag Consulting […]

Crop programs set in northwest Ohio

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

COLUMBUS — Field crop farmers will have two opportunities this February to get up to speed on new research and technology from Ohio State University experts.

Schrader Auction Company sells farm equipment

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. — Auctioneer Nick Cummings, of Schrader Real Estate and Auction Co., Inc. held a farm equipment auction Jan. 27 in Williamsport, Ohio.

Phillip D. Birney, 1969-2012

Monday, January 30, 2012

JEWETT, Ohio — Phillip Darr “Weasel” Birney, 42, of Jewett, Ohio, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012. Born April 19, 1969, in Dennison, he was the son of John P. and Audrey (Bolitho) Birney of Jewett. A lifelong resident of Harrison County, he graduated from Jewett-Scio High School in 1987 and received an associate’s degree in […]

Ohio Cattlemen’s Association presents top awards; honors Dr. Bobby Moser

Monday, January 30, 2012

The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association honored four of its farm family members with its highest awards Jan. 28 during the association annual meeting in Dublin.

Ohio dairy graziers highlight youth at annual conference

Monday, January 30, 2012

A panel of dairy youth shared their experiences of growing up on the farm, and what they learned along the way.

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