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USDAâ€™s National Organic Program has tightened the requirements for the use of brand or company names that contain the word â€śorganicâ€ť or its variants on the labeling of packaged food products.
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) - California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) â€” The Iowa commission that oversees water quality approved increased inspections for livestock farms on Tuesday over the raucous protests of environmentalists who wanted much tougher rules.
WOOSTER -- A meeting to explain the 2014 Farm Bill dairy program is scheduled for Sept. 15 in Wooster. The program begins with registration at 9:30 a.m. and will conclude at 3 p.m.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Three years of drought have Californians debating an end to the state's status as one of the last in the West with a pump-as-you-please policy for the vital underground sources that provide up to 65 percent of the state's water.
There are no doubt many questions about decisions involved with the 2014 Farm Bill, but farmers are still currently enrolled in programs from the previous farm bill, including the Average Crop Revenue Program (ACRE).
FREMONT â€“ Regulating how much fertilizer farmers can spread on their fields shouldn't be necessary to stop toxic algae on Lake Erie, farming officials said.
They can reduce the phosphorous from fertilizer getting into Lake Erie and feeding the algae through voluntary conservation practices, said Tadd Nicholson, executive director for the Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association.
POLK, Ohio â€” Thereâ€™s no substitute for experience, and thatâ€™s especially true when it comes to telling the story of dairy farmers. Esther Welch, who recently retired as editor of Ohio (Holstein) News, had the experience of being a lifelong farmer, a mother and wife, and an accomplished writer.
A harsh winter and cold spring has caused a host of issues for farmers this year, but local growers report that their yields are bouncing back in the best way.
Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) has spread rapidly throughout the U.S. swine industry. Initially, contaminated feed was proposed as a risk factor for PEDv; however, data were not available to support this theory. Research conducted by Pipestone Veterinary Services and South Dakota State University now confirms that feed can be a carrier of the virus.