Tuesday, June 27, 2017
oil and gas drilling horizontal leg record

Eclipse Resources Corporation successfully drilled its newest record-setting “super-lateral” well, the Great Scott 3H in less than 17 days. The Ohio well had a total measured depth of 27,400 feet and lateral extension of 19,300 feet.

Large crowd attends care board meeting to voice opinions ... most appear content with decision.

The U.S. Department of Transportation has proposed a series of regulations aimed at operators of farm equipment in Pennsylvania. Those regulations would require farmers to keep logs, prohibit anyone under 18 from working a tractor, and anyone operating a tractor or other farm equipment would need a medical certificate.
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.

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is pushing for changes to the CAUV formula that 'can be accomplished through administrative action and will not require legislation.'

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

Are urban farms commercially viable or just warm fuzzies? Free webinar looks at research.

Time-elapse videos from Purdue University show need for pre-emergent herbicide to control Palmer amaranth.

U.S. corn growers remain on track for a record high 14.0 billion bushel production year, according to the USDA.
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