Saturday, February 17, 2018
Holsteins

The Pennsylvania Junior Holstein Convention was Feb. 2-4 at the Lancaster Marriott and Convention Center, Lancaster.
Lake Erie algal bloom

The Ohio Department of Higher Education awarded $3.5 million in funding for 21 additional projects in its ongoing Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative.
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.
Milk truck

A lawsuit between Oakhurst Dairy, owned by Dairy Farmers of America, and their drivers hinges on the Oxford comma. They have now settled for $5 million.
drainage and waterway, WOTUS

The American Farm Bureau is leading an effort to block the 2015 Waters of the U.S. rule from going into effect.
Brian Eucker

It has been almost 10 years since Brian Eucker received a life-saving liver transplant. Read his story, from orchard owner to organ donor advocate.
Les and Nancy Midla

Nancy Midla grew up in metropolitan New York. Over the years her passion for farming grew. She now manages the family farm and educates the public about ag.
natural gas rig

In 2017, natural gas spot prices at the national benchmark Henry Hub in Louisiana averaged $3.01 per million British thermal units.
facial recognition

Cargill and Cainthus, a Dublin-based machine vision company, created a partnership that will bring facial recognition technology to dairy farms across the world.
Monsanto logo

The Monsanto Co. board of directors recently declared a quarterly dividend on common stock of 54 cents per share.
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