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Welcome to spring weather

I coach my son’s U6 soccer team and the practices and games are all outdoors so we are at the mercy of the wildly changing Ohio spring weather. If the weather for the day starts out bad I start getting texts and calls from parents before noon asking if the …

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2014 Ohio Soybean Yield and Quality Contest results

The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Ohio Soybean Yield and Quality Contest. This is the fifth year for the statewide contest with a total of 45 applicants. There were four different yield categories available and the quality portion of the contest was …

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Between the Rows 2014 wrap up

I was pretty pleased this year but we had yields all over the board. There are always hybrids that stand out and there are always some that need some more tweaking. My biggest frustration has been with my own herbicide program and I am going with all Liberty beans in …

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Bodenmiller named Miami East Member of the Month for December

The December 2014 Miami East-MVCTC FFA Member of the Month is Katie Bodenmiller of Casstown. She is the daughter of Mark and Brenda Bodenmiller. Katie recently competed in the District Job Interview Career Development Event. During the contest she completed a job application, conducted a mock job interview, and composed …

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West Holmes FFA represented in 2014 American FFA Degrees

The West Holmes FFA Chapter had 3 American Degree recipients at the 2014 National FFA Convention. Those who received their American Degrees were Gretchen Straits, Elizabeth Overholt, and Matt Schlegel. In order to be eligible for the American FFA Degree, members must have the following qualifications: have obtained the State …

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Harvest, and Between the Rows, wrapping up for 2014

We finished everything before the snow. Everything was done before any real inclement weather and we finished on a good note. Corn was fantastic. For us it was a new farm average record. Soybeans had a couple of fields with some stand issues due to early rains this spring. Those …

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Planning for 2014 taxes

For the past several years, many of Ohio’s farmers have had the enviable task of planning for higher incomes because of historically high crop prices. Year-end tax planning became increasingly important with the passage of the 2012 Fiscal Cliff legislation (passed on Jan. 1, 2013, but made retroactive to 2012). …

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Harvest continues in Ohio

Weather conditions were suitable for harvest in Ohio last week. According to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region, there were 4.4 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending November 9. Average temperatures recorded around the State ranged from 42 to 48 degrees or six degrees below to …

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