In this week's top five ag stories, we take a look at several different subjects. Ohio State University releases some research on soybean planting dates and row width in Ohio. Plus, we have some tips on surviving the cash crunch in these ttrying economic times and a new report out shows how farm land values have increased. In addition, Earth Day is this weekend. Every farmer celebrates Earth Day every day. But in this story, we take a look at an Illinois corn and soybean farmer is doing all he can on his family farm to give back.