Saturday, May 28, 2016
strawberries

The USDA Farm Service Agency's new storage loans now include a smaller microloan option with lower down payments.
CAUV bill testimony

Some county auditors warn that lowering Ohio's CAUV will likely increase residential taxes.
Field Notes for April 28, 2016video

From Ohio's high CAUV taxes and pipelines lawsuits to the return of periodical cicadas, here are our biggest news stories this week.

The No. 1 thing to do when negotiating with a landman regarding a pipeline easement is to take notes of each session.
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This week's roundup includes news from the Southeast, Minerva, Northwestern, United Local, Smithville, Black River and Utica FFA chapters.
combining soybeans

Soybeans planted too early when soil conditions were not adequate resulted in bean leaf beetle defoliation and frost damage.
corn harvest

The markets have been a bit under the influence lately, with some unexplained swings.
Ted Finnarn speaking

Ohio Farmers Union holds meeting in Medina County to discuss CAUV.
Grazing horses

Lush grasses that green the countryside in April and May are very tasty for a horse, but can also be harmful.
Brood V cicadas will emerge in May in parts of Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Cicadas emerging after 17-year sleep from parts of Pa., W.Va. and Ohio.
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