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Founder and former owner, Thomas P. Gibson, 73, of Lanesville, Ind., was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison, followed by two years of supervised release, and former Chief Operating Officer Michael Steven McDonald, 61, of Lanesville, Ind., was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison, followed by two years of supervised release. There is no parole in the federal system.
In April, an Oregon farmer discovered and reported a small number of volunteer wheat plants that were glyphosate-resistant
As far as the feral pigs are concerned, he said, state investigators know people are relocating them. â€śThatâ€™s not a situation in which theyâ€™ve migrated naturally,â€ť Kohler said. â€śThe highway system is how those animals were moved, and thatâ€™s pretty obvious.â€ť
He said the rule governing the floor debate on the Committeeâ€™s bill would allow amendments to be offered to every title including the commodity and nutrition programs.
West Virginia and Appalachian Ohio have a lot in common beyond their shared state border. With a strong agricultural heritage, these vast rural areas are known for their forest and timber industries, and they are integrating food systems into local economic development
Yvonne Lesicko, the senior director of legislative and regulatory policy for the Ohio Farm Bureau, said she thought Boehnerâ€™s choice to back this incarnation of the farm bill was good news both for the bill and for his home state.
Emergence remains slow, especially in the northwest Midwest, which could receive more heavy rain this week.
The White House is threatening to veto the House version of a five-year farm bill, saying that its proposed cuts to the food stamp program will leave some Americans hungry.
House members will need to resolve a slew if fights over amendments to approve a five-year $939 billion farm bill by Thursday.
Here are some of the biggest battles to expect.
The red tape and glacial pace of the legislative process in Washington irritate the two-term Republican congressman, a Bay Village native who spent three decades as a Holmes County hog farmer before becoming an Ohio legislator and a U.S. House of Representatives member.