News & Events

Case Farms faces $861,000 in fines

Published Aug. 17, 2015

A U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation of the Ohio poultry processing facility operated by Case Farms Processing Inc. found that the company was aware of the dangers, but continued to expose workers to serious and potentially fatal injuries.

USDA putting $63 million in loans, grants for renewable energy projects

Published Aug. 17, 2015

Roughly $63 million in loans and grants are being put into 264 new renewable energy and energy efficiency projects via the USDA’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), according to recent reports.

No fan of CAUV

Published Aug. 25, 2015

We find that a contributing force behind the spread of use-value assessment has been the secular trend toward urbanization across all 50 states. Urbanization is associated with increased demand for land, which drives up land values for land in close proximity to urban areas, even if that land is not currently developed

Deere Earnings Expect Weakness In Agricultural Equipment Demand To Continue

Published Aug. 25, 2015

Deere expects its fiscal 2015 net sales to decline 21%, compared to its previous guidance of a 19% decline.

State board to rule on Huron County wind farm

Published Aug. 25, 2015

Last year, the board approved an application to build the Greenwich Windpark in Greenwich. The project involves 25 wind turbines, about 490 feet high, with rotor diameters of up to 383 feet. The project would cover 4,650 acres of land from 26 landowners