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Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funding is available for farmers in Ohioâ€™s portion of the Great Lakes watershed to apply conservation practices that improve water and soil quality or provide wildlife habitat.
â€śWe need to do a good job educating kids about whatâ€™s available in the area. One of the ways to do that is to reach out to the kids when theyâ€™re very young through 4-H and FFA. We share information about potential careers in classrooms,â€ť said Judy Villard-Overocker, Richland County director for The Ohio State University Extension.
Shortages of farm labor will likely persist in the long term regardless of possible changes to immigration law, according to an agricultural economist.
Say there's a company that's employing a team of experts to harness weather data, allowing you to plug in your fields and crops and planting conditions. The company isn't trying to sell you insurance, seed or equipment. You pay a subscription and your farm data doesn't get sold down the line.
Stark County dairy farmer Frank Burkett III, of Clardale Farms, has invested in life insurance as a way of being prepared.