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- How large of an increase have you seen in your farmland property value this year
- OFBF examining CAUV formula
- From plan to policy
- ‘In it for the long run’
- Bill addresses concerns about state’s agritourism activities
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Ohio Stateâ€™s Office of International Programs in Agriculture, working in cooperation with Chinaâ€™s Ministry of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agricultureâ€™s Foreign Agricultural Service, welcomed six visitors to Ohio State as part of the U.S. governmentâ€™s U.S.-China Scientific Cooperative Exchange Program.
About 4 billion bushels of soybeans and 14.5 billion bushels of corn are expected as harvest winds up this fall, made possible by producers planting more corn and soybean acres and near-perfect weather in the Corn Belt.
The All American Quarter Horse Congress will stay at the state fairgrounds for the next decade, state Agriculture Director David Daniels said.
DES MOINES, Iowa â€” After 18 months of industry collaboration, the National Pork Board announces that a new common swine industry audit platform for pork producers, packers and processors is now certified by the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO) and is available to the public.
â€śAs oil prices pull down it does have a tendency to put downside pressure of all energy inputs,â€ť said Bob Young, senior economist with The American Farm Bureau Federation. â€śWhether that be for the direct purchase of energy to run the tractor, to heat the barns or the house and even fertilizer prices will be affected if prices stay this low or lower for the next several months.â€ť
The bottom line is that Ohio landowners should prepare for pipeline construction, and that means being aware of what pipelines are being considered.
The Ohio State Fair Beef Department has adopted new protocols for identifying market beef animals beginning with the 2015 Fair, July 29 through Aug. 9.
BARNESVILLE â€” Dickinson Cattle Company of Barnesville won 13 World and Expo Horn Championships in Fort Worth, Texas, and Oklahoma City, Okla., ending with the fiercest of competition on Oct. 18. The final measuring was in the Cox Convention Center in downtown OKC. These are the worldâ€™s two largest cattle competitions.
Some local farmers are concerned that a tax assessment formula that has been friendly to farmers for decades may lead to an increase in property taxes in the next few years â€” maybe even resulting in taxes more than doubling for some people.
While it is unlikely that legislative change will take place prior to property tax bills coming due in January, efforts to re-examine the CAUV formula have ramped up at the state level, according to Amy Milam, director of legal education at the Ohio Farm Bureau