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A record number of kids are donning the blue corduroy jacket of FFA, formerly known as Future Farmers of America. The jacket is an icon of rural life â€” the organization is sort of like Boy Scouts for farming, and it dates back to the 1920s.
USDA officials now estimate a slightly higher price range for corn moving into the next month; Last month, the price ranged from $4.25 to $4.75/bushel, but based on the surge in demand and corresponding tightening of carryout, that range was bumped Wednesday to $4.40 to $4.80/bushel.
he U.S. Department of Agricultureâ€™s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) today announced it will publish the 2012 Census of Agriculture full report on May 2, at Noon ET. The complete data series will be available in multiple formats, including Quick Stats 2.0 â€“ an online database to retrieve customized tables with Census data at the national, state and county levels.
Two Congressmen introduced a bipartisan bill Thursday that would replace state-level GMO labeling laws with a federal requirement for a Food and Drug Administration review of the safety of genetically modified food ingredients that would likely prevent those ingredients from appearing on labels if FDA deems them safe.
The younger Rhoades was recognized by the Ohio Soybean Association in March when he was named a winner of the 2014 Beckâ€™s Young Farm Leader program. As a recipient, he could potentially win an expense-paid trip to the Commodity Classic, which will be held in Phoenix.
â€śThe legislationâ€™s reasonable approach shows that a clean environment and profitable farming can go hand in hand,â€ť said John C. (Jack) Fisher, executive vice president of Ohio Farm Bureau.
RMA made changes to provide more flexibility for cover crop management due to changing weather conditions and changes in cover crop practices for the 2014 crop year.
Farm Bureau members Don and Marcie Williams explain the spring waiting game.
He estimated that â€śat least halfâ€ť of his 2014 grape crop on 19 acres at the two locations has been destroyed, and that will heavily impact wine production in 2015 and 2016.
Barker and Duncan, along with beekeepers everywhere, have strong opinions about what could be causing so many honeybees to die off every year.