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Buckeye Farm News

Issue 11 | March 12, 2009

Featured Mar. 12, 2009 issue: dust regulations, a look at the new state legislature, Obama's plan for direct payments and barn fires.

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In This Issue

Page 1

  • Ohio farmers take political award
    Highlights from five areas of success

  • Role of local government in question

  • Ag dealt a blow in dust case

  • Healing the cuts

Page 2

  • A look at the new state legislature

  • News briefs
    Brunner, Fisher, Portman candidates for U.S. Senate; Obama putting off NAFTA renegotiations; Corn farmers launch educational coalition; COOL law in effect March 16; USDA forecasts 20 percent drop in farm income; Study suggests ethanol plants do not change farmland use; Payment limit comment period extended

Page 3

  • Farm Bureau opposes changing to a single food agency

  • Obama plan would end direct payments to some farmers
    Proposal sets $500,000 sales threshold

  • Coshocton County couple works to feed a need

Page 4

  • County News
    Nine NE counties combine for conference, A jump start to membership, Van Wert County breezes into membership, Jefferson County receives White-Reinhardt mini-grant

  • 'Agriculture Adventures' wraps up successful run

  • Picnic on the farm

  • Our Ohio: Telling Agriculture's Story

Page 5

  • Preventing slips and falls

  • May we introduce: Stephen Heppe, Portage County; Sandra Kuhn

Page 6

  • On Your Behalf
    Here are some additional activities in which your support of Farm Bureau helped strengthen agriculture and rural Ohio

  • Story jumps

Page 7

  • Your letters

  • Ohio farmers win national environmental awards

  • Deer harvest surpasses quarter of a million

  • Attorneys to explore farm issues at Extension conference

Page 8

  • Barn fires rose this winter
    Take steps for prevention

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