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WASHINGTON, -- Enrollment for the 2012 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election Program (ACRE) began Jan. 23. The last day for producers to sign up for either program will be June 1.

No revelation! Cropland values in Ohio have increased in 2011. An OSU Extension survey conducted in December 2010 estimated the increase in value of Ohio cropland in 2011 would be 5.3-6.0 percent. This was prior to sharp run ups in commodity prices.

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Global food demand could double by 2050, according to a new projection by David Tilman, regents professor of ecology in the University of Minnesota's College of Biological Sciences, and colleagues, including Jason Hill, assistant professor in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Brazil's area sown with transgenic varieties in the 2011/12 harvest will be 20.9 percent greater than in the last harvest, according to the second crop biotechnology adoption monitoring report for the 2011/12 season, released recently by Celeres.

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the world has never produced more food, fed more people and, simultaneously, never had so many hungry people.

WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension experts are working to determine how the soybean aphid might affect the 2012 crop.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A farm-safety expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences is warning about the danger of silo fires.