Lancaster Farming: News http://www.lancasterfarming.com News en-us World's 'Foliage Capital' planting different seeds of growth http://www.lancasterfarming.com/World-s--Foliage-Capital--planting-different-seeds-of-growth APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — Take a drive through Apopka and you're likely to see a scene not much different from a decade or two ago.Main Street is ... AP Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:45:02 GMT Judge rejects attempt to undo wildfire settlement http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Judge-rejects-attempt-to-undo-wildfire-settlement SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A judge has rejected a California timber company's attempt to undo a $47 million legal settlement for a massive 20 ... AP Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:30:00 GMT NC court: Is 800K tobacco growers too many to split $340M? http://www.lancasterfarming.com/NC-court--Is-800K-tobacco-growers-too-many-to-split--340M- RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's highest court will take up how many current and former tobacco growers in the Southeast have a stake i ... AP Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:45:00 GMT New England's snowy winter pushes back gardening season http://www.lancasterfarming.com/New-England-s-snowy-winter-pushes-back-gardening-season MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The historic barrage of snow and cold that struck New England this winter has pushed back the gardening season and left b ... AP Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:30:14 GMT Green Grocer fills a need in Alderson http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Green-Grocer-fills-a-need-in-Alderson ALDERSON, W.Va. (AP) — All that's missing are Ike and Corabeth Godsey. The homey feeling of a bygone era that was embodied by the Godseys ... AP Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:45:09 GMT Wet spring slows field preparation for Indiana farmers http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Wet-spring-slows-field-preparation-for-Indiana-farmers ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana farmers are preparing for some "hectic" days ahead as they make up delays caused by wet fields from persis ... AP Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:15:10 GMT New England editorial roundup http://www.lancasterfarming.com/New-England-editorial-roundup The Kennebec Journal of Augusta (Maine), April 13, 2015The organic food industry has tripled in size in the last decade, to an annual take of $35 bill ... AP Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:15:19 GMT Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Highway-abuzz-with-millions-of-bees-after-big-truck-tips LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:15:00 GMT Biologists hope lice can attack invasive Brazilian pepper http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Biologists-hope-lice-can-attack-invasive-Brazilian-pepper MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Biologists may soon have another biological weapon in their war against the infamous Brazilian pepper tree: an army of ju ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:45:00 GMT USDA: Louisiana lab let monkey's broken arm go for days http://www.lancasterfarming.com/USDA--Louisiana-lab-let-monkey-s-broken-arm-go-for-days NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Keepers at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's primate lab broke a monkey's arm while moving her and her baby, ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:45:00 GMT Attorney General sues Missouri meat-processing facility http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Attorney-General-sues-Missouri-meat-processing-facility MONETT, Mo. (AP) — Attorney General Chris Koster has filed a lawsuit accusing a small southeast Missouri meat-processing plant of polluting a st ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:15:00 GMT Correction: Bird Flu story http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Correction--Bird-Flu-story ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In a story April 16 about bird flu, The Associated Press reported erroneously that recent outbreaks had led to the death ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:45:00 GMT USDA confirms bird flu at 5th South Dakota turkey farm http://www.lancasterfarming.com/USDA-confirms-bird-flu-at-5th-South-Dakota-turkey-farm SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Five commercial turkey farms in South Dakota have now been infected with a bird flu strain that's led to the deaths ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 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 17-APR-2015Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News,Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.Phone: (20 ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:00:00 GMT BC-Orange-juice http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-Orange-juice NEW YORK (AP) — Frozen concentrate orange juice trading on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Friday:Open High Low Settle Chg.ORANGE JUICE ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:45:00 GMT No. 1 egg-producing state aims to keep bird flu out http://www.lancasterfarming.com/No--1-egg-producing-state-aims-to-keep-bird-flu-out DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The discovery of bird flu on an Iowa turkey farm has raised serious concerns that the poultry-killing virus could find i ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:30:00 GMT Highway abuzz with millions of bees after semitruck tips http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Highway-abuzz-with-millions-of-bees-after-semitruck-tips LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A semitruck carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and se ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:45:00 GMT USDA complaint against Louisiana university primate lab http://www.lancasterfarming.com/USDA-complaint-against-Louisiana-university-primate-lab NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government says keepers at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's primate lab broke a monkey's arm wh ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:45:00 GMT BC-USDA-Memphis Cotton http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Memphis-Cotton MP—CN001 0MEMPHIS, TN 4/17/2015 USDA Cotton and Tobacco Program, MNDMARKET 41-4/34 31-3 ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:30:00 GMT BC-USDA-Opening Bids KY Grain Elevs http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Opening-Bids-KY-Grain-Elevs SV—GR110Frankfort, KY Fri, Apr 17, 2015 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market NewsKentucky Daily Grain Elevators Bids:Bids as of 4:00 est, cash pric ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:30:00 GMT Close http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Close CHICAGO (AP) — Futures trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Fri.:OpenHighLowSettleChg.WHEAT5,000 bu minimum; cents per bushelMay494¼499 ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 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 Friday: Fri. Thu.FFoods Broilers FOB Ga. ice-packed lb. ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:15:00 GMT BC-Cotton http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-Cotton NEW YORK (AP) — Cotton No. 2 Futures on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Friday:OpenHighLowSettleChg.COTTON 250,000 lbs.; cents per lb.May63.9 ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:15:00 GMT Grain mostly higher, livestock lower http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Grain-mostly-higher--livestock-lower CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for July delivery fell 1.50 cents to $4.8925 a bushel ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:15:00 GMT BC-Cotton Bale http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-Cotton-Bale NEW YORK (AP) — Cotton futures No. 2 closed 30 cents to $6.45 a bale lower Friday.The average price for strict low middling 1 & 1-16 inch sp ... AP Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:00:00 GMT