Recognizing Ohio’s top conservation farm families seemed particularly significant during this year’s awards ceremony at the Farm Science Review Sept. 22. That’s because more than one official who spoke warned of impending environmental regulations if the farming community doesn’t step up to the plate voluntarily.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The sales closing date for 2012 crop insurance is Sept. 30 for certain crops planted during the fall of 2011.
LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced the first fatality associated with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a Midland County horse.
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WASHINGTON — U.S. exports of agricultural machinery continued to grow in 2011 and ended the first half of the year with a gain of 15 percent, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Though it may not sound very glamorous, a new method of extracting ammonium from liquid animal manure could be exciting news for both confined animal operations and environmental groups, according to a Texas AgriLife Extension Service engineer.
LONDON, Ohio — The history of corn, from ancient grasses to modern marvel, will be on display at Ohio State University’s Farm Science Review, Sept. 20-22, at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center outside London.
WEST LaFAYETTE, Ind. — A period of extremely hot, dry weather in the Midwest this summer has led to problems with corn ear development and kernel set, a Purdue Extension agronomist said.
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Power Siting Board recently approved an agreement authorizing Hog Creek Wind Farm to construct eight additional wind turbines in northwest Hardin County.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Tight crop supplies and record farm prices dominate a midyear baseline update from the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri.