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U.S., Japan OK organic trade deal

Monday, September 30, 2013

The United States and Japan finalized a deal Sept. 26 that will allow organic products certified in Japan or in the United States to be sold as organic in either country, beginning Jan. 1.

Wait a minute, this car drives itself?

Monday, September 30, 2013

A self-driving car developed by Carnegie Mellon University demonstrated that it could negotiate congestion and highway traffic while safely changing lanes and merging during a challenging 33-mile drive from Cranberry, Pa., to Pittsburgh International Airport.

Pa. Farm Bureau members frustrated with bridge weight restrictions

Monday, September 30, 2013

Officials at the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) say moving food from the farm to the supermarket, processor and the feed mill is becoming more difficult and costly for farmers across Pennsylvania due to a deteriorating road and bridge system.

More options, more reasons to get your flu shot this year

Saturday, September 28, 2013

There was a time when there were two choices when it came to flu shots: get vaccinated or not. This year, drug companies are not only offering the vaccine in multiple forms, they are also offering multiple vaccines.

Novus Ag will serve farmers in Ohio and Michigan

Friday, September 27, 2013

MILFORD CENTER, Ohio — There is a new business in the area serving farmers with all their crop input needs. Novus Ag will provide growers in Ohio and southern Michigan with agronomic advice, fertilizer, crop protection and seed. The company openeed Sept. 1 and is based out of Milford Center, Ohio. Novus Ag was founded […]

Soybean growers, thank the RFS

Friday, September 27, 2013

Fuel manufacturers could use at least 4.8 billion pounds of soybean oil this year.

USDA’s Farm Service Agency offers farm operating loans

Friday, September 27, 2013

Hello Friends, With a Direct or Guaranteed Farm Operating Loan through the USDA’s Farm Service Agency, a qualified farmer can purchase or lease items needed for a successful farm operation, such as livestock, farm equipment, feed, seed, chemicals, or other operating expenses. These loans may also be used to pay for minor improvements to buildings, […]

Michigan livestock haulers fined

Friday, September 27, 2013

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has levied more than $22,000 in fines against two Michigan livestock dealers who illegally moved calves without official Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags.

Visit Farm and Dairy’s new video page

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Did you know Farm and Dairy does video?

More options, more reasons to get your flu shot this year

Thursday, September 26, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. —There was a time when there were two choices when it came to flu shots: get vaccinated or not. This year, drug companies are not only offering the vaccine in multiple forms, they are also offering multiple vaccines. “It’s always been pretty simple — we had one flu shot and that was […]

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