Program News

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    Get to know your farm insurance policy

    Sep 27, 2023

    Farm insurance is an excellent risk management tool, but understanding an insurance policy is challenging.  Find help with our newest publication, Farm Insurance: Covering Your Assets and our new insurance checklist tool, Farm Liability Insurance: Examining Your Covered Activities and Assets.

  2. Front page of business entity law bulletin

    Learn more about farm business entities in our new publications

    Sep 15, 2023

    Our new law bulletin series on "Structuring Your Farm Business" will help answer your business entity questions.  We explain different types of entities, their tax and liability characteristics, Farm Service Agency program issues, using multiple entities in an operation, and how to start and manage an entity.  Find the new series in our Farm Office Business Law Library.

  3. Dr. Seungki Lee with combine harvesting corn in background

    Grab your coffee for our grain market update

    Sep 13, 2023

    Join us on Friday, September 15 and Friday, November 17 at 7:30 a.m. for our Coffee and Grain Marketing webinar with Dr. Seungki Lee to see what this month’s WASDE report might mean for your marketing strategies.

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    Our new Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents Survey Summary is out!

    Aug 29, 2023

    Learn how continued high crop prices, reasonable crop margins and relatively healthy farm balance sheets over the last 2 years have given strength to farmland markets in Barry Ward's latest Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents Survey summary.

  5. New national conference on farm transition planning

    Jul 1, 2023

    OSU, Iowa State, the National Agricultural Law Center, and USDA's National Agricultural Library have joined forces to offer Cultivating Connections: A Conference for Farm Transition Planners.

  6. Photo of Robert Moore giving presentation

    Moore presents Long-Term Care strategies at National Agricultural Law Center conference

    Jun 9, 2023

    The National Agricultural Law Center hosted another outstanding Mid-South Agricultural & Environmental Law Conference in Memphis, where OSU's Robert Moore presented strategies for dealing with long-term care needs for farmers. Check out Robert's corresponding publication, Long-Term Care and the Farm.

  7. Person standing in a cornfield and working on a laptop.

    2023 crop enterprise budgets now available

    May 25, 2023

    Current budget analyses indicate less favorable returns for all three primary commodity crops in Ohio for 2023 but crop prices and harvest yields may change this outcome. These projections are based on our newly updated  Ohio Crop Enterprise Budgets for 2023, now available at

  8. Solar development in Ohio webinar series

    Webinar series on Solar Development in Ohio

    May 16, 2023

    Do you want to know more about what's happening with Ohio solar energy development?  Join us for a five-part webinar series covering trends, technology, solar leases, electric grid connection and project approval procedures, and construction and post-construction oversight and issues.  Learn more and register at

  9. A Conference for Farm Transition Planners

    May 11, 2023

    OSU is partnering with Iowa State University's Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation and the National Agricultural Law Center to create an association of professionals who advise farmers on succession and transition planning.The inaugural conference on August 7 and 8, 2023 will bring together attorneys, tax specialists, and other farm transition experts for learning, networking, and idea sharing.Visit this page for more information!

  10. Our New "Farm On" Farm Financial Management Course is Now Online!

    Apr 6, 2023

    COLUMBUS, Ohio–A new online farm management course offered by The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) will help Ohio’s beginning farmers qualify for the requirements of the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Beginning Farmer Tax Credit program. (read more)