**Directed by the ODA as a result of the passage of Senate Bill 66, "Changes to Ag Commodities Warehouse Law", Central Ohio Farmers Co-op will begin collecting 1/2 cent per bushel on grain delivered on and after April 1, 2014 for the Agricultural Commodity Depositors Fund. This will be collected on corn, soybeans, and wheat. The collection will be in effect until the ODA issues a notice to stop collecting.**
**Certified by the ODA, the Ohio Corn Marketing Program (OCMP) referendum to increase the checkoff fee, passed. Central Ohio Farmers Co-op will begin collecting 3/4 cent per bushel on corn delivered on and after July 1, 2014 for the state's OCMP.**
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the grain department at (740) 382-8132.
All indications point to a large global wheat crop this year. The most recent USDA report forecast global production at a record 716.09 million metric tonnes, up almost 11 mmt or 1.5% from last year's crop. Sounds bearish? Perhaps not so.