Monday, January 27, 2020
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.
A young farmer examines corn seed in a corn field.

As the average age of farmers rises, the National Young Farmers Coalition and other agriculture groups are campaigning to add farmers to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
IRAN ON A GLOBE

Marlin Clark reflects on how recent military action taken to eliminate Qasem Soleimani, an Iranian General, might affect the grain markets.
attic

Attic pests can be responsible for property damage and they can cause health problems. Learn how to identify and get rid of common attic pests.
farei kennels fitz

Tarma Shena reflects on winter, when it's too cold to do property maintenance or improvement and not late enough to prep for spring. It is, however, a good time to reflect, evaluate, train and improve.
Dairy cow.

Borden Dairy Co. recently filed for bankruptcy protection, making it the second major U.S. dairy to do so in as many months.
jr swine show grand champion

Alaina Webster, of Crawford County, won grand champion junior market swine at the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show.