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Sunday, April 24, 2016

Cash Rents Dip 7% to Average $211 Per Acre - News | Agweb.com

Cash Rents Dip 7% to Average $211 Per Acre - News | Agweb.com: Creighton University released its Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI) for April 2016, and the monthly survey of bank CEOs in a 10-state Midwest region showed a downward trend of several things, including cash rents, equipment sales and farmland prices.

More women active, involved in family farms - LimaOhio.com - limaohio.com

More women active, involved in family farms - LimaOhio.com - limaohio.com: For decades, the general consensus seemed to be that men ran the family farm and women either tended to the household or took on a smaller role in business. While men continue to represent the majority of principal operators of family farms in Ohio, U.S. Census data shows that 30 percent of women are taking on primary roles.

3 northwest Ohio farms to showcase conservation practices - Washington Times

3 northwest Ohio farms to showcase conservation practices - Washington Times: Three farms in northwestern Ohio are being turned into demonstration sites to show farmers how to reduce fertilizer runoff that feeds the harmful algae in Lake Erie.

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service this week announced the launch of The Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network.

Agriculture workshop aims to help veterans grow - The Eagle: Local News

Agriculture workshop aims to help veterans grow - The Eagle: Local News: Texas A&M's Texas AgrAbility will be hosting a special agriculture workshop May 7 geared toward veterans interested in agricultural business, farming and ranching.