Tuesday, October 13, 2015

MADISON, Wis. -- Throughout the week of the World Dairy Expo, five breed sales were held. The sales kicked off with the Top of the World Jersey sale, which sold 30 lots and averaged $3,315.

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio -- Hog production in Ohio, Pennsylvania and the entire United States appears to be climbing.

HARRISBURG, Pa. --A new risk management tool is available for Pennsylvania swine producers who want to protect their gross margin on swine sold for slaughter.

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- With an eye toward the future, the American Angus Association Board of Directors approved a 5-to-10-year plan outlining strategies aimed at benefiting all users of Angus genetics, from members to commercial cattlemen to consumers.

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett has established a dairy leadership council that will help ensure that state government meets the needs of Pennsylvania's nearly $2 billion dairy industry.

WASHINGTON -- A new test that detects a rare and deadly bone disorder in Red Angus is now available to cattle producers, thanks to U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists.

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- Good fences make for good neighbors, especially if the fence provides fresh, homegrown fruit every year.

Responding to a need for education designed to help women manage business risks and enhance the financial viability of their agricultural operations, Penn State Extension will offer a workshop series to be held at six locations across Pennsylvania.

(Scroll down for a video excerpt of the governor's speech.) LONDON, Ohio -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich wants a strong agriculture industry in the state....

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The National Milk Producers Federation's board of directors voted recently in favor of a revised approach to reforming federal dairy policy. The key change allows farmers a choice between receiving the financial protection of a government safety net, or opting out of such protection.