Apr 2, 2012

Spring improvement projects

We have had the first dry weather here in Ohio since late summer of last year.  Tractors were rolling in the fields in the last of March.  We were chiseling, disking, and field cultivating.  This week I will haul some liquid manure.  Some corn has been planted in NW Ohio, but most people will wait until the second week of April and keep an eye on the weather forecast.  I still have some planter repair and some bearings to pack on tillage tools plus lots of livestock chores to do so I am not too excited about planting anything....More
Mar 30, 2012

Senators work to keep energy title in new farm bill

The senators are working to keep the Rural Energy for America Program, Biomass Crop Assistance Program and Biorefinery Assistance Program from expiring at the end of September 2012....More
Mar 29, 2012

Sneak peek at stories we're working on this spring

  This spring, as farmers hit the fields, Farm Industry News editors will hit the road to bring you the latest news on products, trends and technologies changing this farm industry. Editor Karen McMahon just returned from a week-long trip in Puerto Rico, the new hotbed for seed breeding that is changing what U.S. farmers plant. (http://bit.ly/H1WpLo) Here are just a few of the other stories we’ll be covering these next few months....More

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