Stories tagged with: cattle

February 23, 2011 - 6:47pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

The next time you're checking out at the grocery store, don't be surprised if your bill is a little higher.

OSU Extension Educator Mark Mechling says farmers in Muskingum County that produce corn, soy beans, beef and dairy cattle along with other commodities are seeing higher prices for their goods.

"So as farmers receive a greater price for their commodities, that eventually will translate to some higher prices for the consumer in the grocery stores and restaurants,"...

October 18, 2009 - 8:03pm
4 years 40 weeks ago

Ohio agriculture contributes around $93 billion dollars to the state's economy and provides nearly one million jobs. Now Ohio's Issue 2 on the November ballot has many in the farming community grasping for more information.

Tempers flared during a question and answer session as Ohio farmers voiced their opinions on Ohio Issue 2 and hoped to gain answers. Around 30 people gathered Sunday at the Muskingum Livestock Auction Barn for an informational meeting on the issue.

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