Monday, July 4, 2022
dairy beef, Holstein,

Dairy cattle continue to be a significant contributor to the commercial U.S. beef supply.

Poison hemlock is a weed that livestock owners cannot afford to ignore because all parts of this plant including leaves, stems and roots are poisonous when ingested.
dairy cow parlor

California continues to lead the U.S. in number of milk cows and overall milk production, while Ohio lost 130 licensed dairy herds in 2013.

In the Nov. 3 election, Ohio voters passed Issue 2, but the Humane Society of United States plans its own ballot initiative in response.
JD logos

Ag-Pro, Ohio, a subsidiary of Ag-Pro Companies has purchased Ohio-based JD Equipment, adding the dealership's 10 John Deere locations in Ohio and northern Kentucky.
Palmer Amaranth

Ohio has declared a zero-tolerance threshold on Palmer amaranth, an aggressive weed that has been found in 18 Ohio counties. Do you know what to do if you find it in your fields?

Brenda Hastings pulls no punches on the subject of being a dairy farmer. And the co-owner of Hastings Dairy in Geauga County, Ohio, has become one of her industry’s most active advocates.
arctic apples

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has deregulated two apple varieties genetically engineered to resist browning.
Ukraine

Last week, the Russian proposal to allow Ukraine to export grain tanked prices. This week, prices rebounded as traders realized how difficult that would be.
POET Biorefining-Marion plant

POET Biorefining-Marion broke ground Aug. 15 to expand its production capacity from 70 million gallons of ethanol per year to 150 million gallons.