Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Northwestern FFA

Catch up on local news from Northwestern FFA, Black River FFA, Zane Trace FFA, Loudonville FFA and Norwayne FFA.
angus calf/steer

Nearly every beef bull arriving intact at a feedyard is castrated, so postponing simply delays the inevitable.
Black Baldy cow

An Oklahoma study showed black baldy cows averaged a better body condition score than the straight Angus cows.
graduation cap

The Trumbull County Farm Bureau is offering scholarships to students that have been admitted to a two or four-year institution of higher learning.
Spreading manure

The West Virginia Legislature has approved the Right to Farm bill, intended to protect farmers from nuisance lawsuits.
Biofuels outlook chart

The Energy Information Administration predicts stable U.S. production, consumption and trade of biofuels through 2020.

The IRS waived the estimated tax penalty for farmers and fishermen who file returns and pay tax by April 15.
Milk cows

The National Dairy Shrine will be accepting applications for its annual scholarship program from March 1 until the deadline of April 15.
Freestall dairy barn

The USDA announced Feb. 28 milk handlers can resume forward price contracts with farmers through the reauthorization of the Dairy Forward Pricing Program (DFPP).
Port of Baltimore

A World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel has found that China has provided trade distorting domestic support to its wheat and rice producers.
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