SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Risk Management Agency is giving farmers in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio more flexibility when insuring a crop that follows a cover crop.
Corn prices have dropped as much as $2 since August. How are you managing your farm’s risk?
URBANA, Ill. — The pork industry is expected to have a profitable year in 2012. In fact, the level of profitability could be the most favorable during the high-priced feed era.
WOOSTER, Ohio — The sale committees for the Ohio Holstein Association and the Ohio Ayrshire Breeders Association is giving thanks for many things at the Ohio Multi-Breed Fall Sale held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds Nov. 19.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has granted temporary regulatory relief from the hours-of-service requirements for drivers transporting agricultural products within Ohio.
New crop insurance premiums for 2012 should reduce corn farmers’ rates by 7 percent and soybean farmers’ by 9 percent.
New dairy feeding system can scan forages and wirelessly make corrections for ingredient deviations from the recipe.
WASHINGTON — The future of 2012 farm bill is unknown, after the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, often called the super committee, failed to reach a compromise Nov. 21.
Deere & Company (John Deere), Moline, Ill., received this year’s Swedish Steel Prize, presented by international steel producer SSAB.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Erie County, Pa., as a natural disaster area due to excessive rain that occurred between May 1 and June 28, 2011.