PENNSYLVANIA FURNACE, Pa. — Swine producers from Pennsylvania and surrounding states gathered Aug. 17 for the 36th annual Swine Boar and Gilt Performance Tested Sale at the Livestock Evaluation Center in Pennsylvania Furnace, Centre County.
Reality check: N.Y. numbers show it takes about $18,000 per acre to establish a vineyard.
Landowners in Ohio River Basin could be paid for conservation measures that improve water quality downstream.
WASHINGTON — The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture has released updated results from a survey that gathered information about the regulation and sale of raw milk in the U.S.
MINNEAPOLIS — Cargill reported $404 million in earnings in the fiscal 2011 fourth quarter ended May 31, a 7 percent decrease from $435 million in the same period a year ago.
The loss of consumer wealth and the continued weakness in the housing market are big factors behind the slow economy.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A farm-safety expert in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is warning about the danger of silo fires.
Ohio’s farm real estate value, including all land buildings, averaged $4,300 per acre for 2011, up 7.5 percent from 2010.
CONNEAUT, Ohio — Aloterra Energy is encouraging farmers and landowners to sign up quickly to grow giant Miscanthus, a non-invasive, perennial grass used for energy production.
JACKSON, Ohio — Beef producers are dealing with the rising costs of feed and inputs for making hay, not to mention the impact of this year’s weather on forage quality and seeding.