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Farm management school teaches small, beginning producers farm finances

Published Nov. 20, 2015

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.

El Nino's impact beyond agriculture to cost billion

Published Nov. 24, 2015

"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.

Corn has Competition as Ethanol's Leading Grain

Published Nov. 20, 2015

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

Climate Change Is Going to Wreak Havoc on World Agriculture

Published Nov. 24, 2015

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

Buckeye fans: ‘Stadium Scarlet’ compost has Ohio State roots and will grow them

Published Nov. 25, 2015

“Our practices embrace clean air and clean water,” says Price of his family farm. “We all want clean air and clean water.” (Photo: Ken Chamberlain, CFAES Marketing and Communications.) Price said Stadium Scarlet’s buyers are half landscapers, half homeowners, mostly Buckeye fans. And he added that football season makes a pretty good time to use it.