Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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.
apple on a desk

Central State University's School of Agricultural Education and Food Science was recently honored by the Ohio Association of Agricultural Educators.

Laela Colwell, a North Union Elementary School third-grader, won the Ohio Livestock Coalition's annual student essay contest.
angus cattle

The 2018 National Angus Convention and Trade Show will take place Nov. 3-5 at the Columbus Convention Center.
Lake Erie island

The Clean Lake 2020 Plan would allocate up to $36 million in funding for water quality programs.
Zehringer testifying

Members of the House and Senate agriculture committees held a joint meeting June 5 at the Statehouse, to review the effects of Ohio’s nutrient law (S.B. 1).

Nathan and Megan Steel love dairy cows, but as the farm struggles to breakeven they looked to diversify. They jumped when a produce market was for sale.
Thiele Dairy Farm

Ed, Lorraine, William and James Thiele of Bulter County, Pa., milk 40 cows and farm 300 acres. A drone is now helping them make many farming decisions.
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