NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dry weather at planting time is one reason Louisiana’s recent sugar cane harvest is expected to set a record at almost 2 million tons of sugar once grinding of cane is completed, LSU AgCenter officials said.
Ohio Cattlemen’s Association moves forward with 2021 Ohio Beef Expo
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Planning is underway for the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association’s (OCA) 2021 Ohio Beef Expo, scheduled for March 18-21 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. Maintaining a safe environment while providing Expo participants with the critical necessity to continue essential farm income are the objectives driving all decisions for the event.
UW bean expert shares info on minimizing yield gap
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A member of the University of Wisconsin-Madison “bean team” stopped by the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) 2021 Virtual Soybean Summit to share tips and resources for closing the production “yield gap” for soybeans. During a Feb. 10 webinar Dr. Shawn Conley, UW-M professor of agronomy and state soybean small grains specialist, offered the results of recent university soil biology studies along with info on how to access several online tools that can help producers maximize soybean yield.
Great Lakes Fiber Show will feature workshops and fun
WOOSTER, Ohio — Felting, spinning and weaving are just a few of the topics covered in workshops held in conjunction with the 2021 Great Lakes Fiber Show. Celebrating 25 years of fleece and fiber art, the show will be held May 29-30 at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster in conjunction with the Great Lakes Sheep Show and Sale.