How to feed the future in a changing world
Farm and Dairy
Hundreds of young agricultural professionals from across Ohio gathered in the state’s capital this past weekend. Adam Sharp, Executive Vice President of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, kicked off the event Friday evening. He urged the audience to take out our phones, “On April 18th mark your calendars ‘run out of food’. Without farmers the world would run out of food in just 74 days,” he explained.
2017 cattle market outlook: Profitability possible for cow-calf producers
While nothing is certain in the cyclical and often volatile world of cattle markets, the downturned mouths that marked last fall’s down-turning cattle markets may see a reversal in 2017. In fact, for those who attended the annual CattleFax outlook session at the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville, the reverse scowls may already be in place.
AMS delays organic livestock standards final rule
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is delaying the effective date of the Organic Livestock & Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule by 60 days until May 19, 2017.