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The event brought hundreds of area elementary students to the fairgrounds to learn about various aspects of agriculture in the community.
Jeffrey Reutter, director of the Ohio Sea Grant Program, shared the data during an Ohio Senate Finance Subcommittee hearing yesterday. He said it doesnâ€™t guarantee that a record algae bloom will spread across the lake as it did during the summer of 2011.
Savings from both plans would come in large part from reducing funding for the supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program â€” which provides food credits for the poor â€” and phasing out the controversial automatic subsidies that go to producers of certain crops such as corn and cotton.
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, the ranking Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee, had threatened earlier this year to sit out writing a new farm bill unless he got a guarantee from House Republican leaders that theyâ€™d let the legislation get a floor vote this time.
The Ohio Department of Agriculture calls the phenomenon â€śdrift.â€ť Agency officials investigate about 40 complaints of unintentional agricultural poisonings each year.