Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Six generations of Moores have their Mahoning County farm and its market enterprises changing.

Farm Bureau rep's comment regarding the Noble County visioning program angers another county resident.

The Pa. Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Farmland Preservation is stepping up its campaign to purchase agricultural conservation easements.

The USDA announced Jan. 17 that not enough valid petitions were received to require a referendum on the beef checkoff.

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture recently released $5.6 million for the construction of a new Pennsylvania Livestock Evaluation Center.

More beef cattle are eating frozen food this winter. And that's good, says a University of Missouri forage specialist.

If hog slaughter increases 4 percent to 5 percent this fall, compared to fall 2000, widening spreads between live hog and wholesale pork values will likely result in Iowa-southern Minnesota hog prices averaging in the upper $20s.

President Bush has so many competing priorities he's unlikely to advocate major changes in ag policy.

Farmers are facing major input price increases with no immediate sign of relief ahead because of rising production costs associated with natural gas.

If they can develop a small piece of plastic you use to talk to people half way around the world, then battery-operated vehicles, with small engines running generators to recharge these batteries, could produce vehicles that would travel 200 miles per gallon.
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