Thursday, August 17, 2017

Vermont remains the top maple syrup-producing state in the nation, producing 40.7 percent of the United States’ maple syrup.

A grower who produces 3,000 pounds of blueberries per acre (which is about average for Ohio) and earns $5 a pound can see $15,000 per acre in gross revenue.
Top dairy producers

Five dairy farms in Columbiana County are among the top-producing herds in Ohio, as ranked by the DHI Cooperative.

U.S. corn growers remain on track for a record high 14.0 billion bushel production year, according to the USDA.
Ohio oil and gas well rig

Oil and gas drilling permits remain steady in the Marcellus and Utica plays. There are now 1,472 oil and gas wells producing in Ohio’s Utica shale.

Pennsylvania issued 189 drilling permits for unconventional shale oil and gas wells in September and October; Ohio issued 61 drilling permits. Find out where.
driling rig

Ohio issued 76 unconventional well permits so far this year and Pennsylvania, 196, a sign production is continuing on a steady pace (and definitely above last year's levels).
Schott Fire

Schott Feed and Supply, Inc. in Alliance, Ohio, was destroyed in an early morning fire Aug. 16.
Guernsey Co. well rig

There were 268 oil and gas drilling permits issued in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale play, and 112 permits issued in Ohio’s Utica play in March/April.
Ohio Ag Equipment Witmer's

Ohio Ag Equipment, a division of Ohio CAT, has purchased the Witmer’s Inc. AGCO dealership near Columbiana, Ohio. The Witmer family will now focus on its construction business.
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