Tuesday, May 3, 2016
corn in fall

The good news is that production of ethanol is up. The bad news is, the production of ethanol is up and all I got was this lousy T-shirt and a lousy price to go with it.
Northern leaf blight in corn

The Food and Agriculture Organization estimates crop diseases annually reduce potential yields by as much as 40 percent. A new photo database, 'PlantVillage', will help.
Massey Ferguson combine.Farm Science Review

Farmers are pinched this year. A 38.2 percent drop in U.S. net farm income would be the largest single-year decline since 1983.
FSR John Deere tillage

Weakness in farm and construction equipment leads to decline in John Deere sales and earnings for year. 2016 forecast calls for sales decline of about 7 percent.
grain bins

The grain markets are concentrating on South American politics and weather, and on the Thanksgiving holiday. These dominate prices in the absence of other, more direct, news.
Clean Ohio Fund easement for woods

Ten land trusts, three counties, one township and nine soil and water conservation districts will receive funding to help preserve farmland across the state.
contour strips on Holmes County farm

Farm states with concentrations in corn and soybeans experienced declines in cropland values.

Two Ohio-based manufacturing centers are collaborating to provide design and engineering assistance to a variety of food processing systems.
grain bins

To turn around grain prices, commentator Marlin Clark says we need to turn around the mood of the speculators.
chesapeake well site sign

Chesapeake's Utica shale net production in the third quarter dropped 15 percent, as the company curtailed production as a result of weak product pricing.
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