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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.