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Video from USDA Outlook Forum - featuring young farmers.
This week, the governors of New York and Connecticut—both Democrats—announced they would move around federal funds to prevent food stamp cuts in their respective states.
According to Dee Jepsen, a state safety leader for the Ohio State University Extension, an average of 26 Ohio farm workers lose their lives to production agriculture every year. During the past 10 years, three Ohio deaths were the result of engulfment in grain bins.
Apples are resilient and can withstand the freezing temperatures in winter. However, there is one crop Sage is worried about -- peaches. Peaches typically grow better in warmer climates.
Of the estimated 11.7 million people without legal residency status, about 100,000 call Ohio home — nearly double the 55,000 reported in 2000, according to the Pew Hispanic Center.
For the first time, the federal government plans to regulate how food is marketed in public schools, part of first lady Michelle Obama’s efforts to reduce the allure of unhealthy foods to the nation’s children.
Voluntary controls to prevent phosphorus overloads on Western Lake Erie and massive algal blooms are not working, said U.S. chair Lana Pollack of the International Joint Commission at a Thursday morning media conference.
If you're intrigued by the idea of buying farm shares, often called CSA shares (community-supported agriculture), here's what you need to know.
A major concern shared by the panel was: how can I manage my landlord relationships proactively? With arrangements moving from primarily share crop agreements a generation ago to the cash rent leases that prevail today, there's a lot of change around how landlords and tenants are dealing with one another.
With the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill, crop producers can choose among the three crop safety net options: (1) Price Loss Coverage (PLC) — a target price program; (2) county Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) — a county revenue program, and (3) individual ARC — an individual farm revenue program.