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Global warming, climate change and hot air

By Don “Doc” Sanders You likely are aware of former Vice President Al Gore’s book An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It, published in 2006. Whatever you want to call it — global warming, climate change, changing weather — there is …

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Certain Farm Service Agency offices to reopen temporarily

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Wednesday that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recalled about 2,500 FSA employees to open offices on Thursday, January 17 …

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Capturing carry and paying for storage

By Jon Scheve, Superior Feed Ingredients, LLC Due to the government shutdown this month’s USDA report, arguably one of the top three reports of the year, wasn’t published. There will likely be more market volatility until an impartial number can be released by the government again. Many in the trade …

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 88 | New Things

The 88th Ohio Ag Net Podcast brought to you by AgriGold, starts with host Matt Reese talking about some new things on the team, including the newest team member Kolt Buchenroth. Bart Johnson, Dale Minyo, and Joel Penhorwood join in alongside the two to talk the ongoing government shutdown, wintry …

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Busy sport show weekend on tap

By Dan Armitage, host of Buckeye Sportsman, Ohio’s longest running outdoor radio show Ohio’s popular winter sports show season gets underway this month peaking with a busy four-event extended weekend Thursday through Monday, Jan. 17 to 21. The annual outdoor expo action actually started Jan. 11 in Columbus, with the …

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No-till a fit for first generation farm

By Matt Reese Starting out as a first generation row-crop farmer offers plenty of challenges. To help overcome some of those, Nathan Brown — the 2018 Ohio No-Till Council Outstanding No-Till Farmer —started no-tilling on his Highland County farm. Though he did not grow up on a farm, Brown began …

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Livestock and the 2018 Farm Bill

By Matt Reese By most accounts, the 2018 Farm Bill was a big win for livestock producers. Effective policy for the sector has largely been left out of farm bills in the past, but that trend appears changing in the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. The 2018 Farm Bill is …

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