Lancaster Farming: News http://www.lancasterfarming.com News en-us Ohio fair's butter cows named Scarlet and Grayce http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Ohio-fair-s-butter-cows-named-Scarlet-and-Grayce COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Scarlet and Grayce. Those are the names of the traditional butter sculptures of a cow and calf at this year's Ohio Sta ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:15:00 GMT BC-USDA-Eastern Cornbelt Hog Report http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Eastern-Cornbelt-Hog-Report LM—HG209Des Moines, Iowa Tue, Jul 22, 2014 USDA Market NewsEASTERN CORNBELT DAILY DIRECT MORNING HOG REPORT BASED O ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:15:00 GMT Old tractors help Nebraska farmer's hail recovery http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Old-tractors-help-Nebraska-farmer-s-hail-recovery HEARTWELL, Neb. (AP) — Some old tractors have been deployed to help a south-central Nebraska farmer turn a hail-torn cornfield into a future fie ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:15:00 GMT BC-USDA-Portland Grain http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Portland-Grain JO—GR110Portland, OR Tue Jul 22, 2014 USDA Market NewsPortland Daily Grain ReportBids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; Subject to changeBids ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:15:00 GMT Immigrant girl in Texas returns to Honduran father http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Immigrant-girl-in-Texas-returns-to-Honduran-father HOUSTON (AP) — After her mother was gunned down on a quiet neighborhood street just a block from her elementary school, 7-year-old Sheyli Galvez ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:00:00 GMT BC-USDA-Midwest Regional Eggs http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Midwest-Regional-Eggs NW—PY018Des Moines, IA Tue. Jul 22, 2014 USDA Market NewsSHELL EGGS: Daily Midwest Regional EggsDaily producer prices are stea ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:45:00 GMT BC-SC--Commodities, SC http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-SC--Commodities--SC COLUMBIA, SC Tuesday, July 22, 2014Farmers Market - Prices to GrowersSOUTH CAROLINA STATE FARMERS MARKETUSDA-SCDA MARKET NEWSCA—FV001Columbia Fa ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:15:00 GMT Grain higher, livestock mostly higher http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Grain-higher--livestock-mostly-higher CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Sept delivery was unchanged at $5.30 a ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT BC-Merc Early http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-Merc-Early CHICAGO (AP) — Early trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Tue:OpenHighLowLastChg.CATTLE40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.Aug153.20154.40153.17154. ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:45:00 GMT BC-USDA-Okla City Catl Actn http://www.lancasterfarming.com/BC-USDA-Okla-City-Catl-Actn KO—LS150Oklahoma City, OK Tue Jul 22, 2014 USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market NewsOklahoma National Stockyards, Oklahoma City, OK - CloseFeeder Catt ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:45:00 GMT Open http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Open CHICAGO (AP) — Early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Tue.:OpenHighLowLastChg.WHEAT5,000 bu minimum; cents per bushelSep529½536¾5 ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:45:00 GMT Lumber company announces Philadelphia expansion http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Lumber-company-announces-Philadelphia-expansion PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) — Weyerhaeuser Co. is investing $57 million to modernize over the next three years at its softwood lumber mill in Phila ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:15:00 GMT Marlboro maker Altria's 2Q profit stays flat http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Marlboro-maker-Altria-s-2Q-profit-stays-flat RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marlboro maker Altria Group posted flat second-quarter earnings Tuesday as higher prices helped to offset decline in the nu ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:15:00 GMT Fair Oaks Farms emphasizes locally raised food http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Fair-Oaks-Farms-emphasizes-locally-raised-food FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — Walk into the Farmhouse, the new farm-to-fork venture by Fair Oaks Farms, and you'll see an equal embrace of past and ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT Western Kansas adjusts to shrinking aquifer http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Western-Kansas-adjusts-to-shrinking-aquifer HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Some call it flyover country. It's not mountainous like its Colorado neighbor. There aren't hundreds of lakes an ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:30:00 GMT Alltech plans new distillery in eastern Kentucky http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Alltech-plans-new-distillery-in-eastern-Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Nicholasville-based animal nutrition company is planning to build a new bourbon distillery and aquaculture and poultry f ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:15:00 GMT Report: Kansas wheat harvest 95 percent finished http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Report--Kansas-wheat-harvest-95-percent-finished WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The 2014 Kansas wheat harvest is finally almost over.The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 95 p ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:00:00 GMT USDA: Illinois corn, soybean crops faring well http://www.lancasterfarming.com/USDA--Illinois-corn--soybean-crops-faring-well SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois' corn crop is maturing faster than normal and faring well.The USDA ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:00:00 GMT Unilever will close Florida ice cream factory http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Unilever-will-close-Florida-ice-cream-factory PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — Consumer-goods giant Unilever is closing an ice cream factory in the Tampa Bay area and laying off roughly 210 people ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:00:00 GMT China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King http://www.lancasterfarming.com/China-meat-scandal-hits-Starbucks--Burger-King BEIJING (AP) — A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald's said the C ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:00:00 GMT Cow made of butter to be revealed at Ohio fair http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Cow-made-of-butter-to-be-revealed-at-Ohio-fair COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials unveiling butter sculptures of a cow and calf at the Ohio State Fair are ready to share names chosen for the pai ... AP Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:15:00 GMT AP News in Brief at 10:58 p.m. EDT http://www.lancasterfarming.com/AP-News-in-Brief-at-10-58-p-m--EDT Rebels let train with dead from Malaysian jet leave Ukrainian town after international outcryHRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Bowing to international pre ... AP Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:15:00 GMT China orders nationwide probe of meat supplier http://www.lancasterfarming.com/China-orders-nationwide-probe-of-meat-supplier BEIJING (AP) — China's food safety agency on Tuesday announced a nationwide inspection of processing factories and meat suppliers used by a ... AP Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT Northwest wildlife refuges to phase out pesticide http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Northwest-wildlife-refuges-to-phase-out-pesticide GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Federal wildlife refuges in the Northwest and Hawaii will phase out a class of pesticides that are chemically similar t ... AP Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT http://www.lancasterfarming.com/Minnesota-news-in-brief-at-7-58-p-m--CDT Judge: Jury should decide priest abuse lawsuitST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A man who says he was sexually abused by a priest around 1976 deserves his ... AP Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:15:00 GMT