Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia each lost farms since the last USDA Census of Agriculture, Ohio with a 2.3% loss, Pennsylvania with a 7.7% loss and West Virginia at 3.5%.

A federal court in Arizona banned the use of three widely used dicamba weedkillers after finding the EPA broke the law by allowing them to be on the market.
Milking parlor

Penn State’s Extension Dairy Team is offering a three-part in-person workshop, Management Essentials for Dairy Success, which starts March 6.
Trail Lake Park

The Portage Park District Foundation is seeking nominations for its 26th annual Environmental Conservation Awards. Nominations are due by March 1.
forage oats

The 2024 Pennsylvania Forage Conference will be held on Feb. 28 at the Centre Hall Fire Station, Centre Hall, Pennsylvania.
corn field

Marlin Clark admits to being the bearer of bad market news recently. The only positive is that corn prices are so low, exports have increased.
cleveland cliffs

Cleveland Cliffs will close Weirton, West Virginia's last steel mill after the International Trade Commission rejected a petition for foreign steel tariffs.

Allen, who died unexpectedly Feb. 12, was well-known auctioneer, former county commissioner, active supporter of the Crawford County Fair and vocal dairy industry advocate.
Barn and American flag

There will be a Wayne County Barn Survey Revival March 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Buckeye Agricultural Museum & Education Center.
gavel on table

The Michigan Auctioneers Association announced that Brad McGovern has clinched the title at the 2024 Michigan Auctioneers Association Championship.