Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Lake Erie island shore

The Ohio Department of Agriculture said farmers will be able to apply for H2Ohio funds to help reduce phosphorus runoff from their farms beginning Feb. 1.

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued a nearly $2 million penalty to Sunoco Pipeline for violations at a central Pennsylvania lake.
Donald J. Trump

The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Jan. 16 that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico.

China’s government welcomed an interim trade deal with Washington on Jan. 16, but said the two sides need to address each other’s “core concerns.” 
man clips cow at farm show

Pennsylvania is tackling the dairy issue by studying it and investing in it like never before.
President Herbert Hoover signing the Farm Relief Bill in 1929.

An address by Herbert Hoover, U.S. Food Administrator, made to the National Milk and Dairy Farm Exposition, published in Farm and Dairy on May 31, 1918.
Michael Baer, 18, stands in front of a barn at Rogers Community Auction while it snows.

Michael Baer, 18, has been on both sides of auctions. Now, he is set to be the fourth generation of auctioneers in the Baer family, which owns Rogers Community Auction in Rogers, Ohio.
Enos Royer farm, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Royer milking

How did the dairy market evolve into what it is today? Take a trip back in time to find out how dairy prices have been set over time.
Russell Kiko holds his award.

Russell "Rusty" Kiko Jr. was inducted into the auctioneer's hall of fame at the Ohio Auctioneer's Association annual conference Jan. 3-4, in Columbus.

Farm and Dairy reporter Rachel Wagoner digs into the history and market conditions behind the dairy industry's current state in part one of Dairy Dilemma.