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Ag Credit is partnering with the Natural Resources Conservation Service to provide metal signs to be placed in cover crop fields funded by NRCS's special Environmental Quality Incentives Programs cover crop project.
The price of lean ground beef has increased about 26 percent over the past two years, and could rise as much as another 10 percent in 2015. Restaurants may have just one choice as they look to combat that inflation. “Promote an LTO chicken breast sandwich,” said John Barone, president of Market Vision Inc.
An Ohio State University Extension educator has been named president of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.
When Dawn and Lee Lichtenwalner left Las Vegas in 2008 to take up permanent residence at their 11-acre Leetonia, Ohio, vacation property, turning it into a full-time farming operation was not part of the plan. It took little to convince her husband, a retired U.S. Air Force veteran with 20 years service who was working for the IRS, to take the risk with her.
Urban agriculture is playing an increasingly important role in global food security, a study has suggested.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that nearly 2,500 applicants will receive disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) for losses suffered from Oct. 1, 2011, through Sept. 30, 2013.
Ohio USDA Farm Service Agency officials have asked ag organizations to help spread the word about the fast approaching deadline for dairy producers to sign up for the new dairy program. Dec. 5 is the deadline.
Emerging technologies that give farmers ways to make precise, targeted responses to crop stresses are expected to figure prominently in the efforts to make farming more productive and efficient.
According to a report released in October at the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue, there’s a great need now for young agricultural professionals.
The report includes a detailed analysis of enrollment and workforce trends in six agriculture fields:
More than half of all field workers are undocumented, according to the U.S. Labor Department, and many farmer groups estimate the share to be higher than 70%