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In terms of ethanol production, corn has some competition this winter— grain sorghum. The grain, also known as milo, produces the same amount of ethanol per bushel, but uses one third less water in the process of creating the fuel. It is also used as feed, like corn
The electricity generated by the 100-megawtt wind farm in Paulding County will be enough to power more than 29,000 homes in a year. The farm is meant to support Amazon’s growing data-server business. Amazon is investing $1.1 billion to develop three data centers in central Ohio.
The goal of the program, he said, is to help young and beginning farmers learn how to become financially savvy and how to make their agricultural operations successful.
The Ohio Senate has passed its version of legislation aimed at protecting farmers who offer pick-your-own vegetables, hayrides and other activities to the visiting public from civil litigation stemming from injuries on their premises.
“There are no biologically relevant differences in the nutritional profile of AquAdvantage Salmon compared to that of other farm-raised Atlantic salmon,” the agency said in announcing the approval.
"The impact is likely to be high, affecting energy, food and water in many parts of Asia," Ancha Srinivasan, principal climate change specialist at the Asian Development Bank told CNBC's The Rundown.
The MIT study looked at 11 different possibilities of trade and internal food production under a climate change scenario. They wanted to know what would happen if countries couldn’t continue to grow all the same crops they do today
"No matter what system you have, adding cover crops to the system makes it look like magic. There is no easier way to improve yields by cover crops," he says.
The bills, known as H.B. 398 and S.B. 246, call for an amendment to the capitalization rate that would provide a more accurate agriculture value by excluding appreciation and equity buildup. And both bills also seek to protect farmers who are investing in conservation practices
Net U.S. farm income will drop 38% this year to $55.9 billion, the lowest level in more than a decade, reflecting depressed crop prices and softening dairy and hog markets, federal forecasters said Tuesday.