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- Tips for entrepreneurs overheard at the Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum
- Catlett tells farmers to prepare for the golden age of agriculture
- Transition Planning and Social Security Benefits
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In recent years, Ohio has put forth incredible efforts to expand and enhance the abundant natural areas in the state and the wildlife that resides therein. This has innumerable benefits, but it can also lead to some challenges for agriculture
Roy Willis, president and CEO of the Propane Education and Research Council, has been very vocal about getting propane consumers to fill their tanks as soon as possible to avoid any weather-related difficulties this winter.
vegetable grower Bruce Taylor shared that the Whole Foods Market grocer suggests that people with values buy organic and locally-grown foods. This can suggest that those who don’t choose this avenue, and instead purchase conventionally-grown food, don’t have good values.
the approval is a turning point in the year-long imbroglio over the genetically engineered corn strain, though the decision isn’t expected to lead to an immediate return to earlier U.S. export levels to China.
Farm groups supported the move, suggesting it could advance export opportunities for agricultural goods like soy, wheat and corn
Sens. Patrick Leahy, Vt., Sherrod Brown, Ohio, Amy Klobuchar, Minn., Michael Bennet, Colo., Kirsten Gillibrand, N.Y., Joe Donnelly, Ind., Heidi Heitkamp, N.D., and Robert Casey, Jr., Penn., will return.
When “hunker down” strategies are being implemented, the farmer is like a player on the basketball court. He or she must be receptive to coaching and in some cases critique and tough love. Farmers who are successful in the down cycles are those who select alternative strategies, execute them with their lender, and then monitor results.
Jansen and other corps officials toured three farms in mid-November, just one day prior to the corps’ announcement of a tentative plan for flood control along the Blanchard River. The farm families asked that the meetings be closed to media and the public.
“Many questions were asked; some we had answers to and some we did not,” Jansen said.
The goal of the National Robotics Initiative is to accelerate the development and use of robots in the U.S. that work alongside or cooperatively with people
he number of female-run farms has tripled since the 1970s, to nearly 14 percent in 2012. And if you dig a little deeper, you'll find women are showing up in new roles. But because of the way farm businesses are structured, women's work often isn't included in those USDA counts.