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- How large of an increase have you seen in your farmland property value this year
- OFBF examining CAUV formula
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- ‘In it for the long run’
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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
The first large ethanol plants to produce biofuel from nonfood sources like corn cobs are starting operations in the Midwest as the industry worries that they might also be the last â€” at least in the United States.