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Morrow SWCD to hold Agronomy Day

The Morrow & Delaware Soil & Water Conservation Districts, in conjunction with other agencies, is holding an Agronomy Day on September 24,2014 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.This event will be held at Headwaters Outdoor Education Center, 151 Home Road, Mount Gilead. The Workshop fee is $5 per person and lunch is included.On the agenda:Soybean plots: Jeff McCutcheon, OSU Extension and Dan Barker, Morrow SWCDDrones in agriculture: John Barker O...

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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 9-11-2014Total Headage: 925Total Hogs 213Total Cattle 576Total Sheep/Lambs 119Goats 17Monday Grain Prices:Cash Corn 3.20 bu / Cash Beans 12.29 bu / New Crop Wheat 4.63 bu—————...

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What will save the Bees is a better understanding of their natural state

I’m feeling hugely frustrated this morning. A handful of charities and a number of passionate individuals have been campaigning to raise awareness of the existence, importance, and decline of honey bees for YEARS. Some of these have crashed and burned in the process because they have lacked the funding and support.Of course it’s absolutely wonderful that so many organizations are now running campaigns to help honey bees and other pollinators, but I do wish it hadn’...

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Weekly Market Report

Producers Livestock Bucyrus (419) 562-2751 9-04-14Total Headage: 983Total Hogs 208Total Cattle 598Total Sheep/Lambs 136Goats 41Monday Grain Prices:Cash Corn 3.25 bu / Cash Beans 12.49 bu / New Crop Wheat 4.95 bu—————...

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Livestock producers urged to enroll in disaster assistance program by Oct. 1

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30, 2014, as congressionally mandated payment reductions will take place for producers who have not acted before that date. Livestock producers that have experienced grazing losses since October 2011 and may be eligible for benefits but have not yet contacted their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office should do...

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Ag Society selects directors

Elected as directors to the Morrow County Agricultural Society in the election held Saturday, August 30, are Charles Lynn, Peru Township; Brandon Strain, Cardington; Brian Adams Perry; Nathan Newson, at-large; Matt Carwell, Canaan and Tim Weiler, at-large.Winning by one vote was the amendment presented by the Ohio Department of Agriculture what would move the director’s election to the first Saturday in November beginning in 2015.

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Weekly Market Report

Producers Livestock Bucyrus (419) 562-2751 8-28-14Total Headage: 7612Total Hogs 123Total Cattle 558Total Sheep/Lambs 74Goats 5HOGS Head 66Market Hogs… Low: $60.00 High: $72.50Light… Low: $50.00 High: $75.00Heavy… Low: $ — High: $65.00Comments: $1.50 lowerSOWS Head 53Light… Low...

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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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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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