Monday, May 16, 2022

The farm bill's nutrition title, Title IV, that was removed from the bill that passed, will go back to the ag committee for round two.
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The USDA announced Feb. 22 that the Chinese government has committed to buy an additional 10 million metric tons of U.S. soybeans.

See a familiar face? The 89th Ohio FFA Convention is going on May 4-5, in Columbus, Ohio, and we've got the highlights. Check back for more photos.
planter soybean seed

It’s the time of year to start thinking about purchasing seeds for the next growing season. Make sure you are buying quality seeds from trusted sources.
guy baling hay

Hay yields are down throughout Ohio and western Pennsylvania, leaving farmers to figure out how to make up for lost time before it's too late.
natural gas rig

Shale permits plummet in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
solar panels in an array in Ohio in the winter

Ohio Senate Bill 52 would set up a referendum process on wind farm and solar facility certificates before the projects go to the Ohio Power Siting Board.
chickens

Safe handling practices with backyard chickens are the key to avoiding Salmonella infection, which may cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps.

Pennsylvania officials reminded both motorists and farmers to be mindful of one another on the road during Rural Roads Safety Week across the state.
Cover crops

Farmers gathered at Pilgram Farm, Mercer County, to discuss cover crops April 11. Researchers, educators and producers all chimed in to give advice.