Sunday, November 29, 2015
FSR New Holland combine

Farmers are jumping to the leasing arena because so many manufacturers, like John Deere, New Holland and Case IH, are offering aggressive leasing options.
thanksgiving place setting

Forty years ago, 1975, a relatively mild central Illinois fall ended with a sledgehammer of a snowstorm the night before Thanksgiving. I remember it well because, as both a student and farmhand at the University of Illinois that year, I spent Thanksgiving Day milking Holsteins and pushing snow off the cow lots.
FSR John Deere tillage

Weakness in farm and construction equipment leads to decline in John Deere sales and earnings for year. 2016 forecast calls for sales decline of about 7 percent.
Field Notes Episode 4 screenshotvideo

This week, Farm and Dairy reporter Kristy Seachrist tells us about a Christmas tree farm in Wooster, Ohio, bills introduced to amend Ohio's CAUV tax formula, what Thanksgiving dinner will cost this year, plus stories you may have missed last week.

The Dush family has been growing Christmas trees for more than 60 years in a very unique place.
Marge Forbush with Kelly Riley of Wayne SWCD Education Specialist

The Wayne County SWCD held its annual meeting and presented top conservation awards.
mom and daughter with cookies

Take a photo of your child helping you bake Christmas goodies and send it to us for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card! Photos will be accepted until Monday, Dec. 21 at 9 a.m.
turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans and stuffing

The average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $50.11.
grain bins

The grain markets are concentrating on South American politics and weather, and on the Thanksgiving holiday. These dominate prices in the absence of other, more direct, news.
picture of paper work

House and Senate both introduce bills to continue amending Ohio's CAUV formula.