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Ohio farmer sees 100+ bushel wheat

A central-Ohio farmer says he just finished harvesting his best wheat crop yet. Tim Norris of Gambier tells Brownfield he never expected the yields that showed up in the combine. “I had 35 acres of wheat that I just couldn’t believe it when I got... Read More.

Ag engineer sees no slowing of expansion

High input costs and interest rates have apparently not slowed the rate of expansion for dairy farms. Dale Mitte with MSA Engineering tells Brownfield 2023 has been a busy year for new buildings, feed storage, and manure handling construction. “It seems like since January... Read More.

Thumb area farmer sees cover crop benefits

A Michigan farmer has spent 15 years keying in cover crop mixes for the commodities he grows. Jeff Schluckbier farms 7,500 acres of corn, dry beans, sugarbeets, and wheat across Tuscola and Sanilac Counties with his cousins. “We can get on it quicker in the... Read More.

Wisconsin local food program sees early success

A new effort by the State of Wisconsin and two farm groups is helping get more locally-grown food to the people who need it. The Wisconsin Local Food Purchase Assistance Program is funded by the state’s Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection.  Forrest... Read More.

USDA sees higher hay harvest

The USDA says the hay harvest should be up in 2023. However, the quality of that hay is a big question mark because of drought in parts of the country, and it is likely farmer harvest intentions will change to some degree. As of June... Read More.