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Farming is a growth industry in the state. Ohio cracked the top 10 in 2012 to rank seventh in the nation in the number of farms â€“ 75,462. That number far exceeds the pace of U.S. farm growth, which dropped 4.3 percent in five years. Though the U.S. lost 7.5 million acres since the 2007 census, Ohio has added 4,000 acres of farms in five years
Like everything else falling under the precision agriculture umbrella, FieldScripts aims to help farmers squeeze as much production as possible from every inch of their soil.
U.S. consumers are paying more for several food items at their local grocery store, including many of their favorite breakfast staples such as bacon, eggs and bread, the countryâ€™s largest farm group said Thursday
Since small farmers compete with large grocery chains, branding and marketing their farm and maintaining relationships with customers is an important part of business,
While each of the six were passionate about their little corner of the industry and held deeply-rooted opinions (that they were willing to share) about the production practices they choose, all six repeatedly reiterated that the diversity in agriculture today ultimately benefits the consumer.