Thursday, July 28, 2016
Christ Hodges pork board

The National Pork Board’s chief executive officer, Chris Hodges, who just joined the board in February, will leave his position effective Dec. 31.
earth from outer space

The Big Bang Theory has been postulated by science to explain the origin of the universe. Some incredibly large explosion, according to this theory,...
Ohio Farm Bureau Jack Fisher

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation wants to raise $15 million over the next five years.
corn kernels and dollar bills

Ag Credit has started a new loan program for young, beginning and small farmers.
Beef cows

WTO says Canada could impose $780 million in retaliatory tariffs and Mexico could impose $228 million for damages from unfair country-of-origin meat labeling practices in the U.S.
corn in fall

The good news is that production of ethanol is up. The bad news is, the production of ethanol is up and all I got was this lousy T-shirt and a lousy price to go with it.
Northern leaf blight in corn

The Food and Agriculture Organization estimates crop diseases annually reduce potential yields by as much as 40 percent. A new photo database, 'PlantVillage', will help.
Massey Ferguson combine.Farm Science Review

Farmers are pinched this year. A 38.2 percent drop in U.S. net farm income would be the largest single-year decline since 1983.
FSR John Deere tillage

Weakness in farm and construction equipment leads to decline in John Deere sales and earnings for year. 2016 forecast calls for sales decline of about 7 percent.
grain bins

The grain markets are concentrating on South American politics and weather, and on the Thanksgiving holiday. These dominate prices in the absence of other, more direct, news.
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