Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Boer goats are meat goats native to South Africa, but they are also one of the hottest new farm animals in Ohio.

Bioenergy producers who increase their purchases of corn, soybeans and other commodities to expand production of ethanol, biodiesel or other biofuels will be eligible for cash payments from the USDA.

Congress approves farm assistance package that includes crop insurance overhaul.

A University of Illinois field test found a Bt corn variety had no adverse effect on black swallowtail caterpillars, but a lab test on a different event drew words of caution.

Knox County farmers Greg and Beverly Miller of Lone Pine Ranch, Howard, received the statewide Environmental Stewardship Award sponsored by the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association.

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final permit to allow Stoll Farms Inc. to expand its Wayne County dairy farm.

In her weekly commentary, Editor Susan Crowell reminds readers that problems, like beauty, are in the eye of the beholder.

Ohio's land values and land use are shifting from the Midwest into the Northeast.

Smart farm management decisions earned Knox County dairyman Tom Freer one of five Environmental Stewardship Awards presented statewide by the Ohio Livestock Council.

The Ohio Senate approved legislation May 24 to transfer regulation of large livestock operations from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.