With high corn, wheat and soybean yields anticipated this year due to exceptional summer growing conditions, 2014 looks to be a record year for crop production, according to an economist with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
While the appeal of using unmanned aerial systems by farmers and growers to aid in farm operations is growing in popularity, before you launch a drone over your crops to gauge field conditions, be aware that doing so could result in a hefty fine from the Federal Aviation Administration.
With the passage of the 2014 farm bill, which authorizes U.S. agricultural and nutrition programs through 2018, major changes are coming to crop safety net programs, said an economist from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
Expert to Field Questions on Crop Budgets, Farmland Prices and Rental Rates at the 2014 Farm Science Review
While cropland values in Ohio increased in the past two years, they have remained flat, and in some cases declined depending on the land class, in 2014, an economist from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences said.
When planning your next meal, why not think local? That’s one message Susan Broidy hopes participants will take away from the “Local Foods for Thought” presentation during this year’s Farm Science Review Sept. 16-18 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio.