COLUMBUS — The 28th Ohio Spring Dairy Expo was held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus March 27-29. A total of 728 animals, representing all seven breeds of dairy cattle, were on the grounds for the shows and sales. Exhibitors traveled from across Ohio and eight other states to present 555 open class and […]
The Great Lakes Cover Crop Initiative (GLCCI), promoted cover crops and conservation farming systems to crop producers in the Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Michigan watersheds.
When he retires in 2015, Keith Smith will have led the OSU Extension organization for 23 years.
Prison farms offer inmates a chance to work — engage with land and animals.
WASHINGTON — Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Moll’s new feature length documentary, Farmland, will be released nationally May 1. The film, produced by Moll’s Allentown Productions with financial support from the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance, will be distributed in more than 60 major markets. Numerous national exhibitors will be carrying the film including Regal Cinemas, […]
WASHINGTON – As of March 1, there were 62.9 million head of hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, the lowest inventory since 2007, according to the quarterly hogs and pigs report published today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). Key findings: Of the 62.9 million head of hogs and pigs, […]
Stark County junior fair leaders are also considering changes, but the specifics haven’t been finalized.
Current law gives oversight of agricultural pollution and manure management responsibility for smaller livestock farms to ODNR while ODA regulates the large livestock farms.
In most years, experts advise to plant corn in southern Ohio between April 10 and May 10 and in northern Ohio between April 15 and May 10.
Beef cows’ nutritional requirements to stay warm and perform well have been higher this winter, putting pressure on their hay inventories and leading to increased costs for producers.
The referendum, seeking to increase the state checkoff on cattle from $1 to $2, received enough favorable votes to pass.
Planting intentions surpass historic soybean record by 4 million acres, USDA reports.
Wayne County Dairy Service unit meets, recognizes best.
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Environmental Protection announced that the hearing sessions on an application for gas well spacing units, or spacing order, received from Hilcorp Energy Co., have been scheduled for May 7 and May 8. “We successfully secured a delay in order to ensure the public was properly informed on this important […]
Ag engineering expert says the era of bigger tractors could eventually give way to much smaller, robotic machines.
Red clover is a popular choice for frost seeding because it has high seedling vigor, is tolerant of a wide range of soil pH and fertility conditions, and tolerates drought
Dairy Farmers of America ended the year with strong operating results.
Ag retailers and stakeholders from Ohio, Indiana and Michigan gather to learn more about certification process
The McNaull family tractor collection was sold March 15 at auction, but memories and a special F-12 will live on.
Retail sales of organic products were valued at $35 billion last year.