The Columbus Metropolitan Library serves 21 locations in Franklin County, and its operations center in Gahanna serves as a hub for the movement of all the materials that move through the system. We sneak behind the scenes after dark to find out just exactly how the books get onto the shelf.
Cost of Farming Expected To Jump Next Year
Agriculture experts at Ohio State University say the cost of raising corn and soybeans will jump by as much of 20 percent in the state next year.
The Ohio State University Extension says in a statement that the increase will be led by rising prices for fertilizer and seed.
Professor Barry Ward in the school’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics says some of those costs will be substantially higher. He says fertilizer prices are being driven up by global demand.
Ward says Ohio farmers are already making allowances for paying more for what they’ll need next year, so they won’t be caught off guard by the higher costs.