One-third of the corn and soybean crops in the Midwest are projected to have poor yields this harvest due to the drought.
ENON VALLEY, Pa. — For the first time in more than 40 years, Howard Leslie won’t be returning to the classroom in the fall. While, he could be riding around in a golf cart hitting golf balls, he has a distinctly different approach to taking it easy. He is spending his summer milking cows. After [...]
A Carroll County farm wins an injunction against Chesapeake.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi (R-9) and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Chairman Elder Vogel (R-47) announced July 9 that Governor Tom Corbett has signed a new law exempting family farms from the inheritance tax and the realty transfer tax. Continuing the farming tradition “This legislation is about furthering opportunity in [...]
The temperatures soared into the 90′s during the week of the Trumbull County Fair and with the record temperatures came record high prices for steers, lambs and hogs.
WARREN, Ohio — A lawsuit filed by a Kinsman, Ohio, couple against North Coast Energy and Enervest Operating LLC could be expanded as class action on behalf of at least 40 other landowners. Unlawfully notarized? Kenneth and Martha Cole, of Kinsman, filed the lawsuit in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court June 18. According to the lawsuit, [...]
Interest in the Marcellus and Utica shale does not appear to be waning in Ohio or Pennsylvania, according to the permits sought in each state.
The Feichters’ lease had called for a 160-acre pooling unit when they signed it in 2006.
SALEM, Ohio — With 30 years experience navigating the minefields of mineral rights and real estate, Monroe County attorney Richard A. Yoss often advises his clients not sell the mineral rights for any reason. But he does often suggest families transfer those mineral rights to another vehicle. Yoss counsels some clients to create a limited [...]
There are those who say selling your mineral rights can be a good thing, depending on your situation