FEBRUARY – Base bushel prices are set for corn and soybeans from the average of the daily closing prices for Dec corn – Nov beans on the CBOT for all the trading days in the month.
21 February – Update meeting at the Coy Smith farm. We will repeat the meeting at 2:00 and 6:30 – 28385 St Rte 58, Sullivan, Ohio
23 February – Update meeting at the American Legion in Orwell, Ohio – starting at 2:00 PM
10 March – Open House and Update meeting at our farm in southern Carroll county – doors open at 10:00 – speakers at 11:00, lunch – crop insurance Update portion and continued marketing advice at 1:30. The farm is located at 1277 Dyewood Rd SW, Carrollton, Ohio 44615.
15 March – The “infamous” Sales Closing Date for spring crops – all coverage plans, levels, and options selected on the application with “timely” signature on or before this date.
29 April – Last date to report yields on the 2017 spring crops.
5 June – 20 June – Final planting dates to be considered “timely” planted for corn and beans in Ohio (date is 10 June for both crops in PA)
15 July – Final reporting date for both FSA and for your Crop Insurance Acreage Reports of the 2018 planted or prevented crops.