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- ‘In it for the long run’
- Bill addresses concerns about state’s agritourism activities
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing key dates for farm owners and producers to keep in mind regarding the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The new programs, designed to help producers better manage risk, usher in one of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades.
â€śWe know that participation in 4-H activities has a long-lasting impact on youth,â€ť said Tom Archer, state 4-H leader. â€śA Tufts University study showed that 4-H members are four times more likely to make contributions to their communities and two times more likely to participate in science programs.â€ť
Kempf is the unlikely founder of Advancing Eco Agriculture, a consulting firm established in 2006 to promote science-intensive organic agriculture.
Estimates from Ohio State University Extension say we spend $30 million for hops each year, getting ours shipped in from Europe (England, France, Germany) and the Pacific Northwest. Not only is the money going out of state, it also doesn't make much of a local flavor statement.
A new website is up and running to allow dairy farmers to sign up for meetings statewide on the intricacies of the dairy programs in new farm bill. Training for the meetings is provided in part by experts with Ohio State Universityâ€™s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.