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“We would take a small part of the Farm Bill and simply renew it for three months or so to make sure milk prices don’t skyrocket because of some technicality in the law from 75 years ago.”
Reports from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) show the development of Ohio’s mineral resources in 2012 produced more than $2.7 billion worth of geologic commodities, including increases in the extracted amount of oil, natural gas, limestone, sand and gravel.
A mural painted 14 years ago to promote agriculture has fallen victim to the elements, said one of the owners of the barn that serves as the eye-catching artwork’s canvas. High winds knocked down the rear of the structure on the south side of Ohio 309, about a mile west of Ohio 37, in western Marion County on Nov. 17.
Bearish corn market news is everywhere these days, but in the long run lower corn prices will help rebuild export demand and reinvigorate the livestock sector, several ag economists said.
With December 2014 corn futures trading around $4.50 and November 2014 soybeans around $11.50, revenue protection crop insurance guarantees will likely be set at levels below cost of production, thrusting other risk management tools into the limelight.