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In a state whose biggest agricultural export is soybeans, growers of the crop perhaps should be leery.
The tight economics of row crop production in 2017 will have many producers looking for some cash flow from farm bill programs when those payments are released this fall.
It seems the best they (farmers) can hope for is a continuation of the recent trend of turning a very small profit, which could easily happen, according to Ben Brown, a program manager for the farm management program at The Ohio State University.
The next five-year federal farm bill likely won't be approved by Congress until late this year or early next year, said an Ohio State University official at Thursday's Mercer County ag luncheon in Celina.
Professor Ian Sheldon: I think there is a real risk of trade wars breaking out. Soundbite starts at 3:18
When people eat at home, there's typically not much left on their plates – and that means there's likely less going to landfills, according to new research from The Ohio State University.
Farm Management Program Manager Ben Brown weighs in on Brazilian and Argentinian crops
Ohio State experts building model to simulate impacts on Great Lakes region
According to Professor Ian Sheldon, if NAFTA negotiations fall apart, grain prices could be impacted.
The average person ditches about 5 pounds of trash every day.