Monday, October 24, 2016
Week in Review 9.13

The top stories from the week September 7-September 13, 2014.
firewood basics

As fall’s cool, crisp air settles in and the season changes to winter, a warm fire is a welcoming thought.

Coyote are active in fall, when grown pups break away from the family unit to hunt and stake out their own territory.

Planting, tillage and harvesting all show significant price increases, according to Ohio State’s biennial custom farming survey.

Seven generations have worked the Anderson Farm in Canfield, Ohio. The farm has been recognized by the Ohio Department of Agriculture and U.S. Senate as being a bicentennial farm.

Northwestern Ohio farmers aren’t waiting to tackle the issue of water quality.

Drones are being used to aid in crop scouting. One eastern Ohio company, TMK Bakersville, put together its own unmanned aerial vehicle and has had it up in the air this summer.

The issue of cash rents is complex and there’s not one answer for every parcel or every location.
Shale gas rig

The applications for new Utica shale wells appear to have slowed in August, as only 38 permits were issued statewide by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Online tools help dairymen calculate Margin Protection Program costs, as well as forecast MPP payments and the total MPP benefits the producer can anticipate.
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