Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Livestock market

Understanding the terms in a livestock market report can be confusing. Here is a quick run down of what the terms being used on livestock during a sale means.
prevented planting 2019 cornfield

Farmers who have crop insurance need to make tough decisions regarding their growing season, and deadlines are looming.
flooded field

Total Ohio rainfall for 2018 will likely will be the third highest on record, and that caused trouble for lots of farmers.

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.

A grower who produces 3,000 pounds of blueberries per acre (which is about average for Ohio) and earns $5 a pound can see $15,000 per acre in gross revenue.
tariffs, soybeans, Ohio farm,

Since Sept. 1, 2018, American soybean exports to China have declined by 80% of the three-year annual average. It will take years to rebuild that market.
Ohio dairyman Matt Saul

Dairy expert: We’ve got more dairy farmers on the ropes this year than we’ve seen in the last two to three years. And some farmers won't bounce back.
Flooded farm field

Which option, Prevent Plant or MFP payments, would offer the most benefits to an individual farmer? There is no clear-cut answer, but, according to USDA, it does have to be one or the other.
USMDA, trade agreement, Canada, Mexico, U.S.

The governments of the United States, Mexico and Canada have reached an agreement to roll back metal tariffs, known as Section 232 tariffs, a move that could hasten passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Kuester Ag-Pro

Georgia-based Ag-Pro Companies has purchased Kuester Implement, its third Ohio John Deere dealership in three months.
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