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- Updates from Ohio Farm Bureau's 95th Annual Meeting
- Agriculture really is cool!
- Farm bill negotiations underway, Brown outlines priorities
- Important things to know for the 95th OFBF annual meeting
- Students invited to learn more about political process through Capitol Challenge
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The legislation is one of several items lawmakers hope to cross off their to-do list in the coming weeks, including a new budget agreement, a defense authorization bill and the confirmation of top Obama administration appointees.
it’s a whole new world already compared to the last enacted bill in 2008, which passed by veto-proof margins and was helped along then by added money for nutrition and continued direct cash payments to farmers.
Urban farms, those small-scale efforts to raise chickens, goats and vegetables in urban settings, are making Michigan Farm Bureau leaders nervous as they arrive in town for their 93rd Annual Meeting this week.
"When will they (Senate Democrats) learn to say 'yes' to common ground?" Boehner, an Ohio Republican, asked rhetorically. At nearly the same moment, the four lead farm bill negotiators claimed to have made "great progress" toward a framework after a one-hour meeting.
Occasionally, farm stock is shot by hunters, Fitz said. He remembers a horse from an Amish farm that was shot with an arrow and a horse in Franklin County shot with a bullet when a hunter missed a deer.
How well has insurance covered the cash plus land cost of producing corn and soybeans since 1980?
The Lamb 509 short course is designed to help producers increase sales and improve their financial bottom line through hands-on training in the value-determining factors that influence prices received for market lambs and lamb products,
the coalition expressed concerns about the impact of proposed rules on farmers and businesses that an additional comment period could help alleviate. The group pointed to specific concerns about the rule, including: -The testing frequency required for certain agricultural waters; -Restrictions placed on the usage of biological soil amendments; -Compliance issues at mixed-use facilities;
For the 2013-2014 corn marketing year, hogs are offering an estimated $6.85 per bushel if the profits from hog production are assigned to the value of corn.
Bearish corn market news is everywhere these days, but in the long run lower corn prices will help rebuild export demand and reinvigorate the livestock sector, several ag economists said.