Sunday, May 28, 2023

The samples showed plants did not contain semi-volatile organic compounds associated with the train derailment, according to finalized test results.
pigs in a nursery

The ruling in favor of California’s Proposition 12, which requires more space for breeding pigs, will “increase prices for consumers and drive small farms out of business,” said Scott Hays, president of the National Pork Producers Council.

USDA reports and continued fast planting by Midwest farmers are driving changes in the grain markets. Marlin Clark weighs in on the latest price changes.

There are several ways to discourage starlings from visiting your backyard. Eliminating easy access to food sources and nesting sites is crucial.
Judit E. Puskas

Judit E. Puskas has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering Class of 2023 in recognition of sustained excellence in innovation and education.
tractor plowing field kicking up dust

Klick has farming in his blood. He is part of a farm family that’s in its fifth generation. According to Klick, farming is a business, and everyone should be open to the entrepreneurial side. In the meantime, he is giving voice to a new generation.
spotted lanternfly as an early instar nymph

Jonathon Shields, Agriculture Inspection Manager with the Ohio Department of Agriculture, has confirmed a hatch of spotted lanternfly in Cincinnati. 
a man stands in a greenhouse, surrounded by bright green lettuce plants

Doug Hiscox recently opened Cave Creek Aquaponics with his wife, Linda, in Lisbon, Ohio.
two guys laughing

The Pennsylvania Senate unanimously confirmed Russell Redding to serve as Pennsylvania’s 27th Secretary of Agriculture on May 10.

Because winter storms and spring flooding can lead to contamination and damage, spring is an ideal time to test private water systems.