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- Ohio needs more infrastructure, food processing to meet demand for local food
- 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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It was again a full house at Der Dutchman in Plain City for yesterday’s Ohio No-Till Conference. A wide range of topics were covered at the event revolving around conservation tillage and its innumerable benefits.
The program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, protects participating dairy producers when the margin — the difference between the price of milk and feed costs — falls below levels of protection selected by the applicant.
The idea for the meeting goes back almost 10 years, when some local growers who were connected to the Mount Hope Produce Auction, got to thinking about a way to provide a meeting that would serve the local growers — especially small-scale growers, like the Amish
In November, a federal judge said Maui County could not implement a new law that would ban the use of genetically modified crops. Voters approved the ballot initiative in early November and it was expected to go into effect after election results were verified.
In a mix of pre-presidential politics, animal rights agendas and celebrity star power, Republican Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a politically charged bill that would have banned the use of pig gestation stalls in New Jersey.