Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Pennsylvania State Senate

Two Pa. Senate bills, addressing gas royalty protection, were passed Jan. 30, 48-0. They now await action by the House — for the third consecutive year.

Spring planting season is right around the corner and now is the time to pull out your planters and get them ready.
Grain delivery

All three major grains traded on the Chicago Board of Trade have traded to new lows. This happened on the overnight trading, but we have had no rebound.
Adam Sharp

County Farm Bureau members, organizational directors and state leaders from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) have converged on the Capitol for the County Farm Presidents’ Trip in Washington, D.C. March 13-15.
driling rig

Ohio issued 76 unconventional well permits so far this year and Pennsylvania, 196, a sign production is continuing on a steady pace (and definitely above last year's levels).

Sealing off entrances before the bats return to roost in April will keep them out of your attic without impacting the local bat population.
Ohio Farm Bureau members

Ohio Farm Bureau county presidents, organizational directors and state leaders converge on Washington D.C. to discuss the issues that affect them most.
Palmer Amaranth

Ohio has declared a zero-tolerance threshold on Palmer amaranth, an aggressive weed that has been found in 18 Ohio counties. Do you know what to do if you find it in your fields?
Master farmers 2017

This year's Conservation Tillage Conference reminded farmers to take a total systems approach, including the pesticides and chemicals they use.
Scales and money

School and county auditor associations say that reducing CAUV values for farmers could be costly for others.
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