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Weather threatens previously optimistic hog outlook

Saturday, August 31, 2013

At this point, there’s no way to know exactly how much corn and soybeans will yield, how much grain and feed prices will increase or how they will affect hog producers.

New Report: Adult obesity rates hold steady but remain high rates

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Top 30 percent in 13 states, are highest in South, Midwest and among baby boomers.

Apple lovers, get ready to taste SnapDragon and RubyFrost

Saturday, August 31, 2013

After years of development and consumer testing as “NY1″ and “NY2″ Cornell University and New York Apple Growers have given the hottest new apples in the Empire State names worthy of their unique assets: SnapDragon and RubyFrost.

In Ohio, Southeast FFA’er creates milk can fundraiser

Friday, August 30, 2013

Southeast FFA member Alex Zavara III has painted two FFA milk can seats that have earned his chapter $1,700 over the past two years.

Canfield Fair Livestock Sale 2013

Friday, August 30, 2013

The 2013 Mahoning County Junior Fair began its livestock auctions Aug. 29. It was the first of three to be held this weekend. The chickens, turkeys and cattle sales will be held Aug. 30 and the annual cheese sale will be held Sept. 1. Keep checking back for sale results as they are reported.

The time to act against herbicide resistant weeds is now, not next season

Friday, August 30, 2013

Farmers complaining about glyphosate resistant weeds this year should make plans now if they want to get a handle on it for next year.

Ohio Livestock Coalition to feature experts at 16th annual symposium

Friday, August 30, 2013

This year’s discussion is titled “Animal Welfare & Market Decisions: What & Who Influences Them.”

Sorghum production not for the weak

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Some growers recently gathered at the Clift farm admitted the production of the sorghum can be tricky.

The ‘Lazy Farmer’ relished his greens

Thursday, August 29, 2013

The Song of the Lazy Farmer was featured in The Michigan Farmer.

Pork is the other red meat

Thursday, August 29, 2013

A lean hog is not a fat chicken but the marketing geniuses hired by the National Pork Board sure sold a lotta’ hams, bacons and butts when, in 1987, they began to promote pork as “The Other White Meat.” Now, 25 years after that brilliant slight of hand, the pork crowd wants to be known […]

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