Lancaster Farming: News http://www.lancasterfarming.com News en-us BC-USDA-Calif Eggs http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Calif-Eggs HC—PY001Des Moines, IA Fri. May 29, 2015 USDA Market NewsSHELL EGGS: Daily California EggsMAY 29, 2015Benchmark prices are st ... AP Fri, 29 May 2015 09:00:00 GMT Lawsuits allege abuse of foreign farm workers in Kentucky http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Lawsuits-allege-abuse-of-foreign-farm-workers-in-Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three federal lawsuits have been filed in Kentucky alleging abuses in a program that brings in foreign farm workers.The s ... AP Fri, 29 May 2015 08:30:00 GMT EPA proposes lowering required amount of ethanol in gas http://www.lancasterfarming.com/EPA-proposes-lowering-required-amount-of-ethanol-in-gas WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing to reduce the overall amount of ethanol blended in the nation's gasoline in coming y ... AP Fri, 29 May 2015 08:30:00 GMT Oregon Dairy’s Family Farm Days Set for June 16-18 http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Oregon-Dairy-s-Family-Farm-Days-Set-for-June-16-18 LITITZ, Pa. — On June 16, 17 and 18, Oregon Dairy will once again celebrate Family Farm Days — an educational, first-hand experien ... news Fri, 29 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT Open http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Open CHICAGO (AP) — Early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Fri.:OpenHighLowLastChg.WHEAT5,000 bu minimum; cents per bushelJul488489¼482488& ... AP Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT BC-Merc Early http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-Merc-Early CHICAGO (AP) — Early trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Fri:OpenHighLowLastChg.CATTLE40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.Jun153.35153.92153.12153. ... AP Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT Grain higher, livestock mixed http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Grain-higher--livestock-mixed CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for July delivery was unchanged at $4.8875 ... AP Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT 20-year-old Wisconsin cheddar makes debut at $209 a pound http://www.lancasterfarming.com/20-year-old-Wisconsin-cheddar-makes-debut-at--209-a-pound MINERAL POINT, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin cheesemaker is debuting a 20-year-old cheddar this week that's short in supply and big on price.The c ... AP Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT Farm Data May Help Slow Evolution of Resistant Weeds http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Farm-Data-May-Help-Slow-Evolution-of-Resistant-Weeds URBANA, Ill. — The widespread evolution of herbicide-resistant weeds is costing farmers, especially through decreases in productivity and pr ... Ag Info Fri, 29 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT Now is the Time... http://www.lancasterfarming.com/0530-NowTime To Evaluate Corn Fields for Pest Damage Once the corn is in the ground, it is important to assess the stand for the invasion of early season pests ... Ag Info Fri, 29 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT EPA proposes lowering amount of ethanol in gas http://www.lancasterfarming.com/EPA-proposes-lowering-amount-of-ethanol-in-gas WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing to reduce the amount of ethanol blended in the nation's gasoline, a blow to renewabl ... AP Fri, 29 May 2015 07:45:00 GMT BC-USDA-Midwest Regional Eggs http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Midwest-Regional-Eggs NW—PY018Des Moines, IA Fri. May 29, 2015 USDA Market NewsSHELL EGGS: Daily Midwest Regional EggsMidwest delivered asking price ... AP Fri, 29 May 2015 07:45:00 GMT Farm Open House Set for May 31 in Needmore, Pa. http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Farm-Open-House-Set-for-May-31-in-Needmore--Pa- Licking Creek Bend Farm will hold its annual open house 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 31, in Needmore, Pa. The business is one of the region&rsqu ... Ag Info Fri, 29 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT BC-SC--Commodities, SC http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-SC--Commodities--SC COLUMBIA, SC Friday, May 29, 2015Farmers Market - Prices to GrowersSOUTH CAROLINA STATE FARMERS MARKETUSDA-SCDA MARKET NEWSCA—FV001Columbia Far ... AP Fri, 29 May 2015 07:15:00 GMT A Different Kind of 'Cow Girl’ http://www.lancasterfarming.com/A-Different-Kind-of-Cow-Girl WOMELSDORF, Pa. — “Do you live in a castle?” “Is that a real crown?” “Do you have a Prince ... Dairy Princess Fri, 29 May 2015 06:00:00 GMT On Being a Farm Wife http://www.lancasterfarming.com/B0530-bupp You might find them at various places around the farm. They’re at scattered spots around the house. I’ve also put them up in the ... news Wed, 27 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT Greener Pastures http://www.lancasterfarming.com/B0530-rural-ramblings When you hear the phrase “greener pastures” being used, you can usually guess that someone has either passed on to their heavenly ... news Fri, 29 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT Iowa reports probable bird flu case in Hamilton County http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Iowa-reports-probable-bird-flu-case-in-Hamilton-County DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials have reported another probable case of bird flu in the state.The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land ... AP Fri, 29 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT Highgate dairy farm fined for manure discharge http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Highgate-dairy-farm-fined-for-manure-discharge HIGHGATE, Vt. (AP) — A Highgate dairy farm has been fined more than $15,000 in a settlement of environmental violations that it discharged manur ... AP Fri, 29 May 2015 01:15:00 GMT Civilians biggest losers on Afghan war's new northern front http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Civilians-biggest-losers-on-Afghan-war-s-new-northern-front KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (AP) — When the Taliban descended a month ago on Dam Shakh, a hamlet on the wheat-growing plains of northern Afghanistan' ... AP Fri, 29 May 2015 00:00:01 GMT Washington farmers are dumping unprofitable apples http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Washington-farmers-are-dumping-unprofitable-apples SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A record crop of apples, coupled with the West Coast port slowdown earlier this year, is taking a toll on Washington apple ... AP Thu, 28 May 2015 23:30:00 GMT Kansas House tax debate stalls; governor open to budget cuts http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Kansas-House-tax-debate-stalls--governor-open-to-budget-cuts TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Conservative Republicans who want to preserve a break for Kansas business owners prevented a debate Thursday over raising ta ... AP Thu, 28 May 2015 18:15:00 GMT Judge: No juror misconduct in Ga. peanut trial convictions http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Judge--No-juror-misconduct-in-Ga--peanut-trial-convictions SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge Thursday refused to throw out criminal convictions in a salmonella outbreak traced to a Georgia peanut plan ... AP Thu, 28 May 2015 17:15:00 GMT Feds distribute $20 M to Oregon timber counties http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Feds-distribute--20-M-to-Oregon-timber-counties GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Checks totaling $20 million are being sent to 18 timber counties in western Oregon under terms of a federal subsidy ren ... AP Thu, 28 May 2015 16:30:00 GMT 1 more Minnesota turkey farm struck by bird flu http://www.lancasterfarming.com/1-more-Minnesota-turkey-farm-struck-by-bird-flu ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One more Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by bird flu, this time in Renville County.The Board of Animal Health annou ... AP Thu, 28 May 2015 16:00:00 GMT