Saturday, February 17, 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa — DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred announced June 3 it has closed the acquisition of Doebler’s PA Hybrids, Jersey Shore, Pa.,...

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed sanctions on a Cleveland produce business for failure to pay reparation awards issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.

WASHINGTON — The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) says that between 1980 and 2010, U.S. farmers nearly doubled corn production using slightly fewer fertilizer nutrients than were used in 1980.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Upstate New York seems like an unlikely place to grow tropical fish. But at one central New York college, students and staff are growing the sought-after tilapia, even in the dead of winter.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A survey of businesses in two Pennsylvania counties where natural gas drilling is occurring suggests that the Marcellus Shale boom is having a positive net effect on business activity.

Myron and Neil Ramseyer hope their new swine barn does two things: provide more efficient use of space and satisfy the concerns of animal rights activists.

WOOSTER, Ohio -- The 2011 Hart Parr Oliver Collectors' Association Summer Show will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 21-23 at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster.

Commissioned by the National Association of State Foresters, the survey found 92 percent of Americans believe forests play a very important role in keeping the nation’s air clean. Of those, 58 percent rate the benefit as extremely important.

This week’s prize goes to Martha Anderson, who submitted a picture of a goat standing on a tree stump with a cloudy sky in the background.

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Unless you purchased your steak from the farmer down the road, it can be hard to tell exactly where it came from, even if the sticker on the package says local.
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