Saturday, April 21, 2018
Holstein dairy cows grazing

Today’s depressed dairy market has lots of layers and moving parts, and farmers are searching for answers to low milk prices.
Guernsey Co. well rig

Ohio’s horizontal shale wells produced 38 percent more natural gas in the fourth quarter of 2017 than the same period in 2016.
Dr. Pearse Lyons Alltech founder

Dr. Pearse Lyons, who founded the diversified company Alltech, died Thursday, March 8, 2018.
solar farm

The Ohio Power Siting Board has approved two solar projects, one in Brown County and one in Hardin County, that would become the largest solar farms in Ohio once constructed.
pigs in barn

Bipartisan legislation introduced in U.S. Senate would exempt livestock farmers from reporting routine farm emissions under CERCLA, commonly known as the Superfund Act.
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.
dairy cows in freestall barn

Seven things that dairy farmers and dairy experts say can help dairymen during this time of low milk prices.
Milking parlor

Although the basic-level dairy margin protection (MPP) is expanded in the new budget bill, with low milk prices, we haven’t come anywhere close to the $5 margin protection being offered.
Beef cattle eating

CattleFax beef cattle outlook: 'Demand is robust on all fronts' but expect tight margins. Profitable price levels still out there for the cow-calf segment; feeders and backgrounders, not so much.
New USDA website

New USDA website, Farmers.gov, will let farmers make appointments with USDA offices, file forms, and apply for USDA programs online.
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