Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A grower who produces 3,000 pounds of blueberries per acre (which is about average for Ohio) and earns $5 a pound can see $15,000 per acre in gross revenue.

U.S. corn growers remain on track for a record high 14.0 billion bushel production year, according to the USDA.

Vermont remains the top maple syrup-producing state in the nation, producing 40.7 percent of the United States’ maple syrup.
Money

A complaint, filed by Ronald and Joetta Hale, of Lisbon, Ohio, alleges Chesapeake Energy Corp. and others have underpaid oil and gas royalties to the tune of $9 million.
Top dairy producers

Five dairy farms in Columbiana County are among the top-producing herds in Ohio, as ranked by the DHI Cooperative.
Ohio oil and gas well rig

Oil and gas drilling permits remain steady in the Marcellus and Utica plays. There are now 1,472 oil and gas wells producing in Ohio’s Utica shale.
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).

Pennsylvania issued 189 drilling permits for unconventional shale oil and gas wells in September and October; Ohio issued 61 drilling permits. Find out where.
Guernsey Co. well rig

There were 268 oil and gas drilling permits issued in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale play, and 112 permits issued in Ohio’s Utica play in March/April.

In the Nov. 3 election, Ohio voters passed Issue 2, but the Humane Society of United States plans its own ballot initiative in response.
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