Saturday, November 28, 2015

Monthly Archives: August 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

This year's discussion is titled "Animal Welfare & Market Decisions: What & Who Influences Them."

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

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

A lean hog is not a fat chicken but the marketing geniuses hired by the National Pork Board sure sold a lotta’ hams, bacons...