Saturday, September 19, 2020
Cuban farm

Direct control of Cuba’s key agricultural resources remains a governmental priority to ensure a “rational, planned economy.”

A U.N. commission has approved an international standard for the veterinary drug ractopamine, a feed additive to promote leanness in pigs.

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.

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — The Ohio Forestry Association has yet to take an official stance against the proposed Hardwood Lumber and Hardwood Plywood Promotion, Research...
dairy beef, Holstein,

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

John Deere buys majority ownership stake of Iowa-based Hagie Manufacturing, maker of high-clearance sprayers.

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- It looks like farm tractors will be exempt from the new motor carrier regulations being revised in Pennsylvania.Pennsylvania's Independent Regulatory Review...
corn

Marlin Clark provides an update on the United States' trade agreement with China and its impact on agricultural markets and commodity futures.

USDA issues final rule for animal disease traceability in interstate travel.
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.