Monday, November 30, 2015
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.
Field Notes Episode 4 screenshotvideo

This week, Farm and Dairy reporter Kristy Seachrist tells us about a Christmas tree farm in Wooster, Ohio, bills introduced to amend Ohio's CAUV tax formula, what Thanksgiving dinner will cost this year, plus stories you may have missed last week.

The Dush family has been growing Christmas trees for more than 60 years in a very unique place.
Marge Forbush with Kelly Riley of Wayne SWCD Education Specialist

The Wayne County SWCD held its annual meeting and presented top conservation awards.
turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans and stuffing

The average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $50.11.
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.
picture of paper work

House and Senate both introduce bills to continue amending Ohio's CAUV formula.
Soybean field

Despite heavy rains that set back spring planting and dry summer conditions, soybean yields still managed to beat early predictions.
Wayne County Champion Steer

The Ohio Cattlemen's Association holds annual Best of Buckeye Program: Ohio's premier bred, born and raised steer and heifer youth event.
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.