The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made revisions to the Worker Protection Standard. The changes affect how the nation’s 2 million agricultural workers and families are protected when working with pesticides.
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- What to know about Worker Protection Standard revisions
- Columbia Gas president on 'Town Hall Ohio'
- Ohio farm families honored for conservation efforts
- Working for a more fair CAUV formula
- Be wary of recent attempts to create county charters
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Almost 1.5 million Ohioans either heat their home, power their businesses or otherwise make use of the products and services of Columbus Gas of Ohio, the largest natural gas utility in Ohio. Guest Dan Creekmur, president, Columbia Gas of Ohio and discusses on this week's Town Hall Ohio
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources recently recognized five families representing each region of the state as winners of the 2015 Conservation Farm Family Awards. The families each received $400 from Ohio Farm Bureau.
Having changes made to the Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) program remains a top Ohio Farm Bureau priority.
Those who want to limit energy development in Ohio are trying to do so by using a little employed mechanism in the Ohio Constitution. While the intention is to limit oil and gas drilling or pipeline development, the initiatives could have far- reaching impacts on all businesses and citizens.
Farm Bureau members are encouraged to become engaged in informing voters about the three measures on the November ballot.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency needs to withdraw the controversial “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule and start over again. This message is being repeated across the country by Farm Bureau, judges, lawmakers and landowners.
Trees are an interesting source of a lot?of legal questions. As with many property management issues, the best practice is to work cooperatively with neighbors to address concerns you may have about the trees on?or near your property lines.
With some leases going back decades or even back to the turn of the 20th century, it might be difficult to know for sure if the well is still yielding oil and gas, keeping an agreement in force.
Ohio ag districts and agricultural security areas are important programs that help preserve farmland in Ohio. To help Farm Bureau members have a better understanding of these programs, OFBF Director of Agricultural Law Leah Curtis has compiled a list of things you should know about these programs.
In Ohio, sales tax is levied on all retail sales of tangible personal property in the state, unless an exception or exemption applies.
Farmers around Ohio will soon have help in complying with two new state laws, thanks to an innovative idea from Knox County Farm Bureau members and the local Soil and Water Conservation District.
Two Ohio fire departments and 10 others across the country will be better equipped to respond to grain entrapment and engulfment emergencies thanks to the generous support of Nationwide and other organizations.
Ohio Farm Bureau members can now save up to $2,000 when buying or leasing qualifying Caterpillar equipment.
Ohio’s natural gas and oil boom is resulting in a flurry of pipeline construction all over the state as well as complaints about high-pressure tactics from leasing agents. Landowners are advised to contact an attorney if approached about a pipeline easement.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service is a federal agency that makes its mark by helping people accomplish what they want to do when it comes to conservation. This and more on this week's 'Town Hall Ohio' Guests: NRCS Chief, Jason Weller; State Conservationist, Terry Cosby; Jack Fisher, OFBF.
AgriPOWER Class VII traveled to Washington, D.C. to learn more about agricultural policy and lobbying. The trip agenda included discussions with American Farm Bureau staff about their work and current agricultural policy issues at the federal level, meetings with congressional members or their staff, a visit to the New Zealand Embassy and to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Read excerpts from three AgriPOWER Class VII participants followed by photos and links to more about the trip as shared by the participants!
AgriPOWER Class VII member Heidi White of Lebanon blogs about learning more about trade at the New Zealand Embassy during the AgriPOWER and Young Ag Professionals' trip to Washington, D.C.
AgriPOWER Class VII member Libby Bender shares her experience meeting with the authors of the EPA’s WOTUS rule and meeting with her congressman on the AgriPOWER and Young Ag Professionals trip to Washington, D.C.
AgriPOWER Class VII member Josh Henderson of New Concord blogs about how he learned you truly do have a voice in Washington during their recent trip to our Nation's Capitol.
Meet Ron Burns of Union County. The latest featured editor of the Growing Our Generation e-newsletter.
The FFA jacket is one of the most iconic brands in America. What does the FFA of 2015 look like, and why is it important to everybody? Guests: Matthew Klopfenstein, Ohio FFA president; Christi Bachman, Ag Education Teacher, Bloom Carroll Schools; Katy Endsley, FFA Program Manager. Length 39:20
Last week, 30 Young Agricultural Professionals and 18 members of AgriPOWER Class VII traveled to Washington, D.C. together to learn more about agricultural policy and lobbying.
Under a new proposal, disease surveillance areas could be established when chronic wasting disease has been detected in wild or captive deer.
Meet Greg and Rose Hartschuh of Crawford County, the latest featured editors of the Growing Our Generation eletter.