Monday, June 18, 2018
Sap collection bucket

This year’s maple season was historically longer in the United States. On average, the season lasted 42 days, compared with 37 days in 2017.

The Spillmans farm 2,600 acres in Tuscarawas and Stark counties in Ohio. They use an app to keep field records, collaborate and save money.
Penn State's University Park campus Agricultural Engineering Building

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held June 8 to mark the official opening of Penn State’s rebuilt and renovated Agricultural Engineering Building.
Appalachian Storage Hub

At the Appalachian Storage Hub Conference, June 7, in Canonsburg, Pa., attendees discussed the untapped potential of oil and gas in the tri-state area.
Farmer milking cows

The board of directors of the National Milk Producers Federation voted to extend funding through 2021 for Cooperatives Working Together.
vegetables

The USDA is aligning its Harmonized Good Agricultural Practices Audit Program with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule.
deep well drilling rig

Property owners who have an orphaned or idled well may soon have new hope for having it plugged.
Monsanto logo

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto June 8. Shares in the U.S. company will no longer be traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
Swiss cheese

For the eighth year in a row, Guggisberg Cheese was awarded first place in the National Dairy Month Contest.
W.D. Farms

Manure applicators are a necessary part of animal agriculture, and an important part of the industry.
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