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- Farm Bureau supports new nutrient bill
- Ohio Farm Bureau's State Priority Issues for 2015
- Special CAUV meeting scheduled for March 5
- A look at Ohio’s property tax system
- Do your homework before applying for federal funds for renewable energy
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While a CAUV is determined by a number of factors, including yield, crop price and production costs, a lower capitalization rate results in a higher property value.
The milk survey was released by the FDAâ€™s Center for Veterinary Medicine, which sampled the raw milk from nearly 2,000 dairy farms in 2012, and conducted extensive laboratory testing on each milk sample for 31 different pharmaceutical compounds. It found that more than 99% of the samples were free of residues, â€śunderscoring the safety of the milk supply,â€ť according to the FDA.
This week, we kick off an eight-week series on women in agriculture, You Go, Girl. Itâ€™s our hope that by spotlighting eight amazing, intelligent, driven women in various facets of agriculture, we can help dispel the myth that females farm â€ślike a girl,â€ť and that they are perfectly capable of farming. Period.
Across the country, developers are building a new type of residential neighborhood called an â€śagrihood.â€ť Rather than having houses clustered around a golf course or country club, these environmentally conscious communities center around a shared working farm.
So taxpayers aren't paying farmers not to farm, but rather to farm differently. And after 25 years, farmers large and small are finally getting the message.
The Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933 established the Agricultural Adjustment Administration to stabilize farm prices at a level on which farmers could survive. The law established state and county groups farmers called "Triple A committees," which oversaw the first federal farm program
â€śMcDonaldâ€™s is a major player,â€ť says Gail Hansen, a public health veterinarian and senior officer of antibiotic resistance with Pew Charitable Trusts, in a phone interview. â€śEconomically, other companies will say: 'We can follow this model.' â€ť
School board fired teacher for Facebook comments about animals on dairy farms.
â€śWe wanted to expand our reach,â€ť Hastings said of the dairyâ€™s May through October group, school and day camp agritourism events such as â€śCow Tales Adventuresâ€ť and the â€śMilk From Cow to Bottle Tour.â€ť â€śWe started the agritourism not knowing what we were doing,â€ť Hastings admitted
The role of the Ohio Farm Bureau is to work together for the promotion of Ohio agriculture and act as an advocate for farmers that are working hard to produce quality products for a growing world. An event such as Ag Day at the Capitol facilitates a â€śmeeting of the mindsâ€ť so that farmers and legislators may work together and reach a common goal