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Media mention: Farm Inputs Will Likely Trend Higher in 2019

Farmers will likely experience higher inputs costs in 2019, at a time when they are already facing a down farm economy. Barry Ward is the leader of production business management with OSU Extension.

Media mention: Laurentian University pulling out of Barrie

Barry Ward in The Barrie Examiner

Media mention: AGRI-CULTURE: Preparing for Spring

Barry Ward in Circleville Herald

Media mention: Ohio State Seeks Participants for Ohio Farm Custom Work Rate Survey

Barry Ward in Farm Progress

Media mention: Ohio Farm Custom Rate Survey for 2016

Barry Ward and Peggy Hall in Ohio's County Journal

Media mention: Crop land renting is about more than just a number

Barry Ward in Croshocton Tribune

Media mention: Ohio State Ag experts warn of hurdles ahead in 2016

Matthew Roberts and Barry Ward in The News-Messenger

Media mention: Agricultural Outlook Webinar Provides Insights for 2016

Matthew Roberts, Brent Sohngen, Ian Sheldon, and Barry Ward in USAgNet

Event: Agricultural Outlook Webinar

This article was originally published on the Ag Answers website.

Jan. 12, 2016

By Tracy Turner

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Wondering what's ahead for farmers and agricultural businesses in 2016? 

Media mention: Positive trend in property values

Barry Ward in Telegraph-Forum

Media mention: Cash rent outlook challenging

Barry Ward in Brownfield Ag News

Media mention: OSU Extension to offer variety of winter programs

Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series in the Circleville Herald

Media mention: Grim picture for 2016 crop prices

Barry Ward in Ohio's Country Journal/Ohio Ag Net

Media mention: Communication is essential for a fair farmland lease

Barry Ward in the Coshocton Tribune

News article: Cropland Values Likely to be Under Pressure in 2016, OSU Ag Economist Says

This article was originally posted on the Ag Answers website.

News article: 2015-2016 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Series Kicks Off on Dec. 7

This article originally appeared on the website of Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

Event: Farm Science Review

The 2015 Farm Science Review will be held from September 22-24 at Ohio State’s 2,100 acre Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio. To learn more and purchase tickets, visit

Media mention: Ohio: Crop margins, interest rates expected to drive farmland value

Barry Ward in Dairy Herd Management

News article: Highlights from the OSU Agribusiness Club's End of Year Trip to Louisiana

By John Bolte, Agribusiness and Applied Economics Major

Media mention: Cropland market outlook relatively flat

Barry Ward in Ohio Ag Net/Ohio's Country Journal

Media mention: Ag Beat: Land values look flat for 2015

Barry Ward in the Telegraph-Forum

News article: Farmland Value Expected to Take Direction from Crop Margins and Interest Rates in 2015

This article originally appeared on the website of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

Jan. 29, 2015

Media mention: Farmland leasing workshop

Barry Ward in Ohio Ag Net/Ohio's Country Journal