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Barry Ward, production business management leader for Ohio State University Extension, has calculated some average breakeven prices for corn and soybeans based on input costs for 2014.
Two cargoes of corn shipped to China were rejected over the weekend. This created a kerfuffle in the markets, resulting in a quick drop in prices of corn, with soybeans and wheat following.
Vilsack said the study shows farmers and ranchers are reducing nitrogen pollution by 48.6 million pounds each year and reducing phosphorus by 7.1 million pounds.
“We would take a small part of the Farm Bill and simply renew it for three months or so to make sure milk prices don’t skyrocket because of some technicality in the law from 75 years ago.”
"When will they (Senate Democrats) learn to say 'yes' to common ground?" Boehner, an Ohio Republican, asked rhetorically. At nearly the same moment, the four lead farm bill negotiators claimed to have made "great progress" toward a framework after a one-hour meeting.
Occasionally, farm stock is shot by hunters, Fitz said. He remembers a horse from an Amish farm that was shot with an arrow and a horse in Franklin County shot with a bullet when a hunter missed a deer.
The nonprofit Nonhuman Rights Project asked a New York state court to declare a 26-year-old chimp named Tommy “a cognitively complex, autonomous legal person with the fundamental legal right not to be imprisoned.
How well has insurance covered the cash plus land cost of producing corn and soybeans since 1980?
Kicking the Farm Bill down the road means we continue to invest in a backward agriculture policy.
the report argues that improving monitoring of small-scale forest clearing that currently evades the government's satellite-based deforestation detection system could help address the 70 percent of Amazon deforestation presently caused by smallholders.