Corn Owners Of Marion Ethanol Plant Announce Expansion Plans By Jim Letizia • May 19, 2017 poet.com The owners of an ethanol refinery in Marion plan to expand the facility. USDA Says Ohio's Corn And Soybean Crops Will Rebound This Year By Jim Letizia • Aug 23, 2016 toledoblade.com The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts bumper crops of soybeans and corn this year. U.S., Ohio Corn Production Rose Last Year By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jan 3, 2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture says American farmers produced nearly 14 billion bushels of corn in 2013. This Year's Ohio Corn Crop Expected To Be Strong By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Aug 1, 2013 Ohio is on track to have a strong corn crop this year. Feds Lower Estimate On Corn Crop By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jul 12, 2013 The U.S. Department of Agriculture has slightly lowered its estimate of the size of this year's corn crop, reflecting late planting in Ohio and other states caused by a wet spring.