Saturday, July 21, 2018

Large crowd attends care board meeting to voice opinions ... most appear content with decision.

California continues to lead the U.S. in number of milk cows and overall milk production, while Ohio lost 130 licensed dairy herds in 2013.
AGCO Fendt Ideal combine

AGCO Corporation introduced its new Fendt IDEAL combine June 19. The combine, which has gone through seven years of testing, is the first “clean-sheet” design of an axial combine in the industry in 30 years.
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.
dairy farm

The USDA has extended the deadline for the Margin Protection Program (MPP) for Dairy through June 22.
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.

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

A trade dispute with China escalated last week with China’s announcement April 4 of a proposed 25 percent tariff on imported U.S. soybeans.

Brenda Hastings pulls no punches on the subject of being a dairy farmer. And the co-owner of Hastings Dairy in Geauga County, Ohio, has become one of her industry’s most active advocates.
oil and gas drilling horizontal leg record

Eclipse Resources Corporation successfully drilled its newest record-setting “super-lateral” well, the Great Scott 3H in less than 17 days. The Ohio well had a total measured depth of 27,400 feet and lateral extension of 19,300 feet.
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