The Ohio Senate passed an agritourism bill recently that is based on model legislation developed by Ohio Farm Bureau.
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- Senate passes agritourism bill
- Legal with Leah: Ag sales tax exemption
- Vertical Farming on 'Town Hall Ohio'
- Growing Our Generation: Telling the story of agriculture
- OFBF pushes for action on proposed CAUV legislation
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Does the ag sales tax exemption apply to ATVs and utilities vehicles? Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Ag Law Leah Curtis definitively says: "sometimes." Learn about when these vehicles qualify, and for whom, in this latest Legal with Leah.
On the latest 'Town Hall Ohio' is educator & author Dickson Despommier, who mentions in his book that 10-12,000 years ago, humans began to systematically modify their environment to meet their basic biological needs. Among those was the need to feed themselves. He has some ideas to a modern modification: the vertical farm.
Meet Marlene Eick of Delaware County. The latest featured editor of the Growing Our Generation e-newsletter.
Ohio Farm Bureau is aggressively pursuing action by the state legislature to implement the organizationís proposal for more changes to the Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) program.
Engaging young people in democracy is the goal of the 2016 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge. The contest, sponsored by Ohio 4-H, Ohio FFA and the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, brings together youths ages 14-18 from around the state to discuss community issues and concerns then work together to propose policies and programs to solve the issues. Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 program and are due Jan. 11.
Food, farming, jobs, and education. These are just a few of the topics watched over and influenced by the House Agriculture and Rural Development committee of the Ohio General Assembly. This episode will focus on some key issues and features guests Rep. Brian Hill, chair of the Ohio House Ag Committee and Rep. Tony Burkley, vice chair.
A commitment by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to prioritize $5.6 billion over the next two years within USDA programs and services that serve new and beginning farmers and ranchers was announced along with a new, tailored web tool designed to connect burgeoning farm entrepreneurs with programs and resources available to help them get started.
10th annual Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Community Auction. Online bidding is now open!
Growing Our Generation featured editor, Marlene Eick shares her experience mentoring youth new to showing livestock and challenges you to support youth livestock exhibitors.