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Ohio Cattlemen’s Association launches redesigned website

The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA), a non-profit membership organization that represents the business interests and way of life important to Ohio’s cattle families, recently launched a revamped website. The newly redesigned site is mobile friendly and offers easy access to information about upcoming events and programs while offering more online …

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Japanese beetles in corn and soybean

By Kelley Tilmon, Andy Michel, Ohio State University Extension We have been hearing reports of Japanese beetles in corn and soybean. These beetles are large with a shiny copper and green color. Foliage feeding in corn is almost never economic, though economic damage from silk clipping is possible (though rare). Consider …

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U.S. poultry gains new market access in Morocco

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the government of Morocco has agreed to allow commercial imports of U.S. poultry meat and products into Morocco for the first time. “The Trump Administration continues to prioritize the opening of new markets for U.S. agricultural …

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Nitrogen deficiency showing up

By Matt Hutcheson, Seed Consultants, Inc. Due to heavy rainfall and saturated soils during the 2018 growing season, it is not surprising to see some signs of nitrogen deficiency showing up in corn fields across Seed Consultants’ sales footprint. Whether applied pre-plant or sidedressed, patterns of heavy rainfall and wet …

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Hog farm nuisance suits continue in North Carolina

Another verdict against a North Carolina hog farm came the same day outraged farmers — and a representative of the National Pork Producers Council — gathered for a discussion of the suits’ threat to the state’s pork industry. North Carolina congressional lawmakers Sen. Thom Tillis and Rep. David Rouzer joined …

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ASA joins Farmers for Free Trade

The American Soybean Association (ASA) announced that it will be joining Farmers for Free Trade. Farmers for Free Trade is a bipartisan campaign co-chaired by former Senators Max Baucus and Richard Lugar that is amplifying the voices of American farmers, ranchers and agricultural businesses that support free trade. The American …

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