News & Events

New Generation of Biologically Based Products

Published Apr. 7, 2015

This new generation of biologically based products can be applied through in-furrow, seed-coated, or foliar treatments. In soybeans, some of you have treated seed with Poncho/Votivo. The Votivo part consists of seed-coated bacterial spores that germinate and protect roots from soybean cyst nematode by forming a protective barrier.

Ohio gets second chronic wasting case

Published Apr. 7, 2015

Both properties in Holmes County are owned by Daniel Yoder, who was arrested in February on two counts of tampering with evidence ‚ÄĒ a third-degree felony ‚ÄĒ related to an investigation into how chronic wasting disease came to his property and spread.

‘Ohio Signature Beef’ promoted

Published Apr. 7, 2015

By adding value, the farmer becomes a price maker rather than a price taker.
Surveys show consumers are spending only 10 percent of their income on food and are willing to pay more for specially grown products

AFBF offers “Learn About Livestock” barn banners

Published Apr. 7, 2015

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture‚Äôs newest product, ‚ÄúLearn About Livestock‚ÄĚ barn banners, was developed for use at fairs and livestock shows. The banners feature key information about major livestock species related to production, lifecycle, the environment, how farmers care for animals and safety

Ohio agriculture industry in spotlight with business profiles

Published Apr. 8, 2015

One in every seven Ohioans is employed in an agriculture-related field and the industry contributes approximately $105 billion to the state’s economy each year, according to a news release. With more than 14 million acres of farm land, the state ranks 13th nationally for agriculture exports.