Lancaster Farming: News http://www.lancasterfarming.com News en-us Winbak Farm's Joe Thomson elected to harness Hall of Fame http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Winbak-Farm-s-Joe-Thomson-elected-to-harness-Hall-of-Fame Joe Thomson, owner of Maryland-based Standardbred breeding operation Winbak Farm, has been elected to the Harness Racing Hall of Fame, the U.S. Harnes ... Mid-Atlantic Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:00:02 GMT A Garden Honoring Special Children http://www.lancasterfarming.com/A-Garden-Honoring-Special-Children QUARRYVILLE, Pa. — Loose gravel barely makes a sound as a young, barefoot boy in a straw hat walks lightly across a driveway, quietly pointi ... news Sat, 13 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition http://www.lancasterfarming.com/US-tobacco-growers-brace-for-tougher-competition DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Starting next month, America's remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand.The v ... AP Tue, 16 Sep 2014 02:00:00 GMT Dirty water raising health risk in flooded Kashmir http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Dirty-water-raising-health-risk-in-flooded-Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The floodwaters are finally receding in much of Kashmir, but health experts worry a crisis could be looming with countles ... AP Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:45:00 GMT UNH programs to hold agricultural research meeting http://www.lancasterfarming.com/UNH-programs-to-hold-agricultural-research-meeting MADBURY, N.H. (AP) — Those interested in agricultural research can attend a twilight presentation at Kingman Farm in Madbury hosted by the New H ... AP Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:45:00 GMT NC agriculture commissioner urges tests on corn http://www.lancasterfarming.com/NC-agriculture-commissioner-urges-tests-on-corn RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is encouraging farmers to have their corn tested for aflatoxin to prevent conta ... AP Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:15:00 GMT Northern California wildfire devastates town http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Northern-California-wildfire-devastates-town WEED, Calif. (AP) — Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a bla ... AP Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:00:01 GMT Northern California wildfire burns 100 homes http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Northern-California-wildfire-burns-100-homes WEED, Calif. (AP) — A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, d ... AP Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:45:00 GMT McCrory Gardens hosts vegetable harvesting program http://www.lancasterfarming.com/McCrory-Gardens-hosts-vegetable-harvesting-program BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota gardeners can get some helpful advice this week in Brookings on harvesting and storing their produce.McCrory ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:30:01 GMT Man arrested after dead cows found in Wisconsin http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Man-arrested-after-dead-cows-found-in-Wisconsin BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a 47-year-old western Wisconsin man was arrested after officials discovered 25 dead cows on his farm.The Bar ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:45:00 GMT Mesilla restaurant takes top salsa honors http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Mesilla-restaurant-takes-top-salsa-honors ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Mesilla restaurant has taken top honors at the New Mexico State Fair's annual salsa challenge.Hundreds of fairgoe ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:30:02 GMT Dairy processor to pay fine related to Fargo plant http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Dairy-processor-to-pay-fine-related-to-Fargo-plant FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Dairy processor Kemps, LLC has agreed to pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a $57,000 fine related to Clean Air Act ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:30:01 GMT BC-USDA-Okla City Catl Actn http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Okla-City-Catl-Actn KO—LS150Oklahoma City, OK Mon Sep 15, 2014 USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market NewsOklahoma National Stockyards, Oklahoma City, OK Add Mid-SessionFee ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:45:00 GMT BC-USDA-Onion and Pots http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Onion-and-Pots IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 15-SEP-2014Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News,Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.Phone: (20 ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:15:00 GMT BC-USDA-Iowa Elev Grain Prcs http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Iowa-Elev-Grain-Prcs NW—GR110Mon. Sept. 15 2014IA Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Interior Iowa Daily Grain PricesClosing cash grain bids offered to producers as of 2:0 ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:45:00 GMT BC-Orange-juice http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-Orange-juice NEW YORK (AP) — Frozen concentrate orange juice trading on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Monday:OpenHighLowSettleChg.ORANGE JUICE15,000 lbs ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:30:00 GMT Chafee sees state as future leader in wind energy http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Chafee-sees-state-as-future-leader-in-wind-energy PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island will have a major role to play in the offshore wind industry, even though a developer chose to use a Massac ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:30:00 GMT BC-USDA-Mdwst Dly Carlot http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Mdwst-Dly-Carlot NW—LS851Des Moines, IA Mon Sep 15, 2014 USDA Market NewsUSDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous DayPrices in dollars per hun ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:15:00 GMT BC-USDA-Opening Bids KY Grain Elevs http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Opening-Bids-KY-Grain-Elevs SV—GR110Frankfort, KY Mon, Sep 15, 2014 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market NewsKentucky Daily Grain Elevators Bids:Bids as of 4:00 est, cash pric ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:15:00 GMT BC-USDA-Natl Sheep http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Natl-Sheep SA—LS850San Angelo, TX Mon Sep 15, 2014 USDA Market NewsNational Sheep Summary for Monday, September 15, 2014No test on slaughter lambs in ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:45:00 GMT Close http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Close CHICAGO (AP) — Futures trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Mon.:OpenHighLowSettleChg.WHEAT5,000 bu minimum; cents per bushelDec501½504497 ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:15:00 GMT BC-Cash Prices, 1st Ld-Writethru,0334 http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-Cash-Prices--1st-Ld-Writethru-0334 NEW YORK (AP) — Wholesale cash prices Monday: Mon. Fri.FoodsF Broilers FOB Ga. ice-packed lb. ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:15:00 GMT BC-Cotton http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-Cotton NEW YORK (AP) — Cotton No. 2 Futures on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Monday:OpenHighLowSettleChg.COTTON 250,000 lbs.; cents per lb.Oct70.5 ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:15:00 GMT BC-CO-Denver Area Cash Grain, CO http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-CO-Denver-Area-Cash-Grain--CO GL—GR110Greeley, CO Mon Sep 15, 2014 USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market NewsDaily Grain Bids for Denver and Surrounding AreasSpot bids to producers ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:15:00 GMT Grain mostly higher, beef and pork lower http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Grain-mostly-higher--beef-and-pork-lower CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery fell 1.75 cents to $5.0075 a bushel; ... AP Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:00:01 GMT