A team of food science and technology students from Ohio State University developed a honey-vanilla flavored milk beverage, “TranquiliBee,” for the National Dairy Council’s 2015 New Product Competition.
While considerable uncertainty will persist for the next three months, today's USDA Grain Stocks and Acreage reports substantially increase the odds the average farm price for corn will be above $4.00/bushel for the 2015-16 marketing year, according to Darrel Good, University of Illinois Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday announced a proposal that would make nearly 5 million more workers eligible for overtime pay, a move that would touch nearly every sector of the U.S. economy and could face legal challenges.
USDA estimated the May 2015 U.S. average price paid to alfalfa hay producers at the farm level was $192/ton, up $8 from April, but still $33 less than a year earlier. According to USDA’s Acreage report, U.S. producers intend to harvest 18.3 million acres of alfalfa and alfalfa mixture dry hay in 2015, down less than 1% from 2014.
A Fourth of July cookout of Americans’ favorite foods including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk will cost slightly less this year and still comes in at less than $6 per person, says the American Farm Bureau Federation.