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- Ohio Livestock Coalition accepting nominations for 'Neighbor of the Year' awards
- Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductees announced
- Ohio Congressional delegation involved in Farm Bill progress
- It’s half a ton, it’s on the loose and it wants to run. Stay calm?
- Legal tips for all purpose vehicle use
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The contest runs May 20 to Oct. 15. All submissions must portray agriculture and safe practices of farmers and ranchers.
The Obama administration said Monday it wants to see more cuts to crop insurance and farm subsidies in the legislation, which would cost almost $100 billion a year over five years and would set policy for farm programs and food aid.
Funds collected under the Lamb Checkoff Program are used for promotion, information, research and advertising of American lamb. The boardâ€™s expenditures for administration are limited to 10 percent or less of total revenues.
Wholesale prices of choice-grade beef have hit several record highs this week, according to the U.S. Agriculture Departmentâ€™s Market News Service. Prices are rising for a handful of reasons. A long-running drought in top beef-producing states, such as Texas, combined with a Corn Belt drought last summer, have cut hay and corn production.
The Ohio Department of Agriculture calls the phenomenon â€śdrift.â€ť Agency officials investigate about 40 complaints of unintentional agricultural poisonings each year.
From the feed to the table, Barton's Barbados sheep have everything organic. This means they eat organic hay and eventually need to be butchered at a location with organic credentials.
The process aims to transform agriculture waste, most of which would normally be discarded, into a renewable source of fuel.
Savings from both plans would come in large part from reducing funding for the supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program â€” which provides food credits for the poor â€” and phasing out the controversial automatic subsidies that go to producers of certain crops such as corn and cotton.
Youâ€™ve only got until June 3 to enroll in Acre for this year. You catch a break with DCP and have until Aug. 2 to enroll in DCP (and yes, thatâ€™s after the deadline for reporting your crops).
Legal issues regarding manure hauling, as well as issues surrounding equipment inspections and highway safety, will be discussed by Ohio State University experts and others during a joint workshop and meeting of the Midwest Professional Nutrient Applicators Association June 11 in Findlay.