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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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An extension of U.S. agriculture subsidies to late January was rebuffed yesterday by Senate Democrats, who said they won’t pass any House plan for temporary funding before Congress breaks for the holidays.
Nestle's Northbrook-based pizza division, which makes DiGiorno and Jack's frozen pies, has cut ties with a Wisconsin farm after an animal rights group released a video of dairy cow abuse.The cows, at Wiese Brothers’ Farm in Greenleaf, Wis., supply milk to Foremost Farms, which in turn makes cheese for Nestle.
One of the testimonies came from Stark County farmer Mark Thomas. He brings a unique side of the conversation to the table being both a livestock and grain producer. Thomas and his family milk about 400 cows and farm around 2,000 acres. Thomas, along with Delaware County farmer John Davis, represented the Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association
Recently, I was joined on a call by the Executive Vice-President of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, Jack Fisher, and the Executive Director of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks, Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, to discuss this important partnership.
Man’s use of fertilizer has radically changed the soil he farms, according to a study of the American prairie conducted by scientists at the University of Colorado. The soil’s fertility could collapse because of the damage done to the range of microbes that play a vital, but little studied, role in the soil.