Tuesday, October 13, 2015

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Erie County, Pa., as a natural disaster area due to excessive rain that occurred between...

CLAAS achieved a new world record for the most wheat harvested in eight hours by harvesting more than 24,832 bushels of wheat.

SALEM, Ohio -- Dave and Nancy Hively, of Misty Maples Sugar House in Salem, Ohio, won Best of Show honors at the annual meeting of the North American Maple Syrup Council and the International Maple Syrup Institute.

WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension experts are working to determine how the soybean aphid might affect the 2012 crop.

This year's Thanksgiving dinner will cost you more (but it's still a bargain).

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Dairy producers looking for a low-cost, high-quality heifer feed should consider distillers grains, says a Purdue Extension dairy nutrition specialist.

WASHINGTON -- Weeds have a greater impact on crop yields than any other pests. Over the past several decades, farmers have continually turned to synthetic herbicides because they are the most effective deterrent against weeds.

DES MOINES, Iowa, and BALTIMORE, Md. -- DuPont and Plant Sensory Systems have entered into a collaboration to evaluate proprietary genes for increasing nitrogen use efficiency in corn.

ASHINGTON -- The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is implementing changes to its sampling and inspection approach at plant inspection stations for imported plants for planting.

The national program, "Let's Grow with twoPLUS," calls for current sheep producers to increase their flocks by two head per 100 and increase their average birth rate to two lambs per year.