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.
The Farm Science Review Hall of Fame will induct its 25th class of honorees during the Vice President’s Luncheon on Sept. 16, the first day of the annual three-day farm show. This year’s honorees, who are being recognized for their contributions to and support of the show, are Mike Haubner and the late DeLynn Kale .