Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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.

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.
Schott Fire

Schott Feed and Supply, Inc. in Alliance, Ohio, was destroyed in an early morning fire Aug. 16.
hoopes fertilizer fire

A fire destroyed a warehouse storing a de-icer product Jan. 9 at Hoopes Fertilizer Works, located on U.S. Route 30 just west of East Rochester, Ohio.

In the Nov. 3 election, Ohio voters passed Issue 2, but the Humane Society of United States plans its own ballot initiative in response.

Mexican company now owns chunk of U.S. dairy industry.
Holstein dairy cattle grazing

Yogurt-maker Dannon has said by the end of 2018 it will only use milk from cows fed non-GMO feed to produce its yogurt. Dairy and farm groups aren't happy, calling it a marketing ploy.
Kidron Hay Sale

Attending a sale searching to purchase hay can be exhausting. Check out this guide to know what the terms mean and what the hay means for your animals.
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