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On Thursday, three guest speakers presented information, including Keith Coble, a Giles Distinguished Professor and head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Mississippi State University; Jonathan Coppess, a native of western Ohio, who is director of the Gardner Agricultural Policy Program, director at Bock Agricultural Law and Policy Program and clinical assistant professor at the University of Illinois; and Patrick Westhoff, director of the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute and a How
Versailles High School played host to the 2019 Tri-State Farm Bill Summit on Thursday, hosted by The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the University of Kentucky Agricultural Economics, Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture, and Farm Credit Mid-America.
USDA reports shows that residual use of corn was reduced this month from last.
Farm Management Program Manager Ben Brown Shares Analysis on Planted Acres.
In this month’s History Talk, we speak with Professors Laura Beers and Ian Sheldon to better understand the roots and consequences of Brexit. How has the relationship between Britain and the European continent changed? What were the political and economic forces that compelled the UK to join the EU in the first place? What made so many Britons eager to leave? We'll explore these questions, and more, during our conversation about this fast-changing situation.
Ohio State University Chair of Agricultural Marketing, Trade and Policy Ian Sheldon was the primary guest speaker at Friday’s event. Sheldon discussed how escalating tensions between the United States and China could affect Ohio’s economy, as well as the prospects of Ohio’s farmers.
USDA still expecting soybean shipments to China to increase.
Farmers can actually file under four possible chapters of the bankruptcy code, said Robert Dinterman, a researcher with Ohio State University’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics. They are chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13.
Researchers at the Ohio State University told PolitiFact that farmers and fishermen, especially those who exceed the Chapter 12 debt limit, can also file for Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies.
The agricultural industry is a global economy with buyers (consumers), sellers (producers) and traders. In the United States, producers of corn have a comparative advantage- the ability to produce it cheaper per unit or at higher quality- over most other parts of the world. However, genetics, changes in weather patterns, land limitations, politics and global gross domestic product affect quantities of production and consumption.