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Amy Milam of the Ohio Farm Bureau says economic factors during the recent recession are, in fact, causing some higher tax bills this year. And her organization hopes to do something about that.
Last year, across Ohio, farmers harvested 6,100 acres of pumpkins and produced more than $15 million worth of pumpkins, according to the National Agriculture Statistics Service within the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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.
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.
Kempf is the unlikely founder of Advancing Eco Agriculture, a consulting firm established in 2006 to promote science-intensive organic agriculture.