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The cool weather makes for a great trip to the fair and successful corn pollination, but below normal summer temperatures can adversely affect crops.
Export sales last week of new-crop U.S. corn, soybeans and wheat topped expectations as lower prices and an improving Chinese economy likely attracted buyers.
WASHINGTON: The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year.
Nearly one-third of the U.S. House urged the White House to pursue a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement without countries that prove unwilling to fully open their markets to all U.S. agricultural products.
As the saying goes, “good help is hard to find.” That is especially true when it comes to hiring and retaining quality employees that embrace the anything-but-a-desk-job, far from glamorous, tiring and dirty jobs in agriculture.
SALEM, Ohio — A U.S. appeals court has upheld an earlier decision by the federal government to require meat packages to be labeled according to where the meat originated.
In Ohio, a variety of foods found at farmers markets and roadside stands are sold without license or inspection. These products are known as “cottage foods.”
In Ross County, soybeans are blooming and much of the corn crop is full-tasseled, Garman said. Vegetables also appear to be thriving, he said, referring to the quality of produce local farmers have been selling at his feed store several days per week this summer.
Now, growers like Gram can turn to groups like the Ohio Association of Food Banks and its Agricultural Clearance Program, and they are turning a profit in the process.
“However, given that nearly two-thirds of General Mills’ GHG emissions and 99 percent of water use throughout our value chain occur upstream of our direct operations, primarily in agriculture, we’ve also been focused on advancing sustainable agriculture,” John Church, General Mills’ executive vice president of supply chain operations, said in a blog post