Market Report for Aug. 27, 2014

Producers Livestock Bucyrus (419) 562-2751 8-21-14Total Headage: 1090Total Hogs 325Total Cattle 644Total Sheep/Lambs 114Goats 9Monday Grain Prices:Cash Corn 3.39 bu / Cash Beans 12.34 bu / New Crop Wheat 5.20 bu—————...

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Ohio Ag Director seeking nominations for Ohio Ag Women of the Year

REYNOLDSBURG – Ohio First Lady Karen W. Kasich and Ohio Agriculture Director David T. Daniels announced on Aug. 19 they are accepting nominations for the 2014 Ohio Agriculture Women of the Year Awards. The award program is administered through the Ohio Department of Agriculture and the Office of the First Lady.“Strong women have helped make the food and agriculture industry what it is today,” said Mrs. Kasich. “I am honored to be part of this program that hi...

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USDA Notifies producers on acreage history and yields

Written notifications from USDA are underway to farmers that provide updates on their current base acres, yields and 2009-2012 planting history.Please cross check the letter from USDA with your farm records. If the information is correct, no further action is needed at this time, but if our letter is incomplete or incorrect, contact our office as soon as possible.Verifying the accuracy of data on a farm’s acreage history is a required early step for enrolling in th...

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Weekly Market Report

Producers Livestock Bucyrus (419) 562-2751 08/14/14Total Headage: 1181Total Hogs 210Total Cattle 758Total Sheep/Lambs 180Goats 33Monday Grain Prices:Cash Corn 3.41 bu / Cash Beans 12.43 bu / New Crop Wheat 5.21 bu—————...

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Walker inducted into State Fair Swine Hall of Fame

On July 28, 2014, a day after his 84th birthday, Gerald Walker was inducted into the Ohio State Fair Swine Hall of Fame.Walker was nominated by his fellow Ohio Duroc Breeders.Walker has been raising Durocs since 1945 when, as a member of the Hilliard FFA, he was selected to receive the chapter’s Duroc chain gilt. 69 Years later, he is still raising Durocs.On the day of his induction at the Duroc Show Auction, he purchased the reserve champion boar, anoth...

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Weekly Market Report

Producers Livestock Bucyrus (419) 562-2751 Aug. 7, 2014Total Headage: 914Total Hogs 264Total Cattle 578Total Sheep/Lambs 118Goats 14Monday Grain Prices:Cash Corn 3.37 bu / Cash Beans 12.73 bu / New Crop Wheat 5.24 bu—————...

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“Put your right foot out and shake it all about”

How amazing is the little honey bee? She can detect bombs, heal injured turtle shells, and can detect nectar through electrical stimuli.New research on the ability of honey bees to taste with the hairs on their forelegs reveals details on how this information is processed. The bees can taste salty, bitter or sweet through tiny hair-like (sensilla) on their feet. Honey bee “sensilla” is located on the mouthparts, antenna and claws on the end of her front legs. Honey bees...

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Receive 10 Free White Flowering Dogwood Trees By Joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August

Nebraska City, Neb. – Add color to your landscape year-round by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August.Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign.The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting in each member’s area, which falls between October 15 and December 10. The 6- to 12-inch trees are guarante...

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USDA Announces new support for beginning farmers

USDA has implemented new Farm Bill measures and other policy changes to improve the financial security of new and beginning farmers. USDA created a new website that will provide a centralized, one-stop resource where beginning farmers can explore the variety of USDA initiatives designed to help them succeed.

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Weekly Market Report

Producers Livestock Bucyrus (419) 562-2751 (date)Total Headage: 1098Total Hogs 205Total Cattle 761Total Sheep/Lambs 124Goats 8Monday Grain Prices:Cash Corn 3.48 bu / Cash Beans 13.11 bu / New Crop Wheat 5.13 bu—————...

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