Sunday, June 16, 2019
Ethanol sign

Ohio State research is making it more viable to turn agricultural waste into renewable fuel.
MFP USDA prevented planting

Compounding the poor planting season, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced June 10 that unplanted acres will not qualify for 2019 Market Facilitation Program payments.
wheat USDA GMO

The USDA confirmed June 7 the discovery of genetically engineered (GE) wheat plants growing in an unplanted agricultural field in Washington state.
USDA NIFA ERS building Washington

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is moving forward with plans to relocate NIFA and ERS to the Kansas City, Mo., area despite broad opposition.
wheel of a construction tractor strapped down

Ohio Ag Equipment is expanding in north central Ohio with the acquisition of Huron County AGCO dealer, North Central Ag.
Pennsylvania State Senate

The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee approved a series of bills related to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf's "Pennsylvania Farm Bill" June 5.
glass of milk

U.S. Reps. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., and Glenn 'GT' Thompson, R-Pa., have introduced the School Milk Nutrition Act of 2019 to expand milk options for students.
milk poured into glass

Throughout June, Dairy Farmers of America will help raise awareness and provide relief towards the summer nutrition gap felt by nearly 18 million students.

Farm and Dairy has named Rebecca Miller, of Lisbon, Ohio, as editor-in-chief, succeeding Susan Crowell, who will be retiring at the end of June.
sugar cubes

Experts say women should consume no more than six teaspoons or 25 grams of added sugar each day. For men, the amount is nine teaspoons or 36 grams.
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