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Buckeye fans: ‘Stadium Scarlet’ compost has Ohio State roots and will grow them

Published Nov. 25, 2015

“Our practices embrace clean air and clean water,” says Price of his family farm. “We all want clean air and clean water.” (Photo: Ken Chamberlain, CFAES Marketing and Communications.) Price said Stadium Scarlet’s buyers are half landscapers, half homeowners, mostly Buckeye fans. And he added that football season makes a pretty good time to use it.

World’s Largest Organic Rooftop Farm Powered 100% by Renewables Opens in Chicago

Published Nov. 25, 2015

“With more than $1 billion in venture capital invested in the city in 2014, Chicago continues to emerge as the country’s newest hot spot for innovation and growing companies,” Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said.

Farm Service Agency approves ARC-CO changes based on farm's location

Published Nov. 25, 2015

The Farm Service Agency recently approved a modification allowing growers on a farm with one or more tracts outside the administrative county the option to recalculate Agriculture Risk Coverage-CO benefits based on the farm's physical location

USDA Forecasts 38% Drop in Farm Income

Published Nov. 25, 2015

Net U.S. farm income will drop 38% this year to $55.9 billion, the lowest level in more than a decade, reflecting depressed crop prices and softening dairy and hog markets, federal forecasters said Tuesday.

Ohio lawmakers seek additional CAUV changes

Published Nov. 24, 2015

The bills, known as H.B. 398 and S.B. 246, call for an amendment to the capitalization rate that would provide a more accurate agriculture value by excluding appreciation and equity buildup. And both bills also seek to protect farmers who are investing in conservation practices