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- Ohio Supreme Court case examines how grain bins are taxed
- A broader look at Ohio’s tax system
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Itâ€™s no secret that Ohio grows a lot of corn and soybeans most years, but 2014 was something else. Aided by mild weather for most of the growing season, soybeans broke both yield and harvest records in Ohio, mirroring a national record for the crop.
Sometimes looking at the big picture doesn't seem to be very relevant as we prepare for this year's upcoming crop. But, it does help us see where we are going, or where we should be focusing our attention.
It's a predictive modeling system to plant seeds, chemical applications, machinery and labor field by field, and can estimate the financial implications of switching equipment or adjusting a work force.
The drone will fly out of the Springfield Municipal Airport and must remain at or below 400 feet above ground level. It will collect sensor data during planting and harvest seasons. That data will be processed and analyzed by students in the schoolâ€™s precision agriculture program and then shared with the farmers.
Corn ethanol had dodged the latest bullet in Congress, but attempts to weaken or repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard are likely to be attached to must-pass legislation in Congress all year.