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Monthly Archives: November 2011

WOOSTER, Ohio -- The sale committees for the Ohio Holstein Association and the Ohio Ayrshire Breeders Association is giving thanks for many things at the Ohio Multi-Breed Fall Sale held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds Nov. 19.

Although it is the beginning of December, it is not too early to start thinking about farm taxes.

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. biodiesel industry has set a new record for annual production, according to the latest EPA figures, proving the power that strong domestic energy policy has in creating U.S. jobs and boosting the economy.

For some soggy Ohio farmers, the rain means no corn harvest progress may be made now until the ground freezes.

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has granted temporary regulatory relief from the hours-of-service requirements for drivers transporting agricultural products within Ohio.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A presentation detailing how municipal governments are dealing with the Marcellus Shale natural-gas boom will be offered by Penn State Extension Dec. 6 from 6:30-9 p.m.

COLUMBUS -- The annual Ohio No-Till Conference will be held Dec. 6 in Plain City.

New crop insurance premiums for 2012 should reduce corn farmers' rates by 7 percent and soybean farmers' by 9 percent.

Reader: If government interference and over regulation would be reduced, jobs would be created, private industry would prosper and more than sufficient tax revenue would be generated.

The workshop, Managing Risk for Food Businesses, will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 8, at the Penn State Extension office in Mercer County, Pa.