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Ohio farm organizations recently sent a letter to Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown asking him to carefully consider the unintended environmental and economic impacts of climate change legislation.
According to American Farm Bureau Health Policy Specialist Pat Wolff, without a way to keep costs under control, provisions in the new health care bill could put some farmers in a pinch.
A new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule would require farms to have a spill prevention plan in place later this year.
Call goes out for immediate estate tax reform; GREEN Jobs Act gets AFBF support; EPA blog post causes concern
Earlier this year, a Los Angeles Times columnist tried to navigate a “long-overdue” national discussion about food and farming.
Working with Hunters; Their Words; Save the Date; A Matter of Fact?
Representatives of the American Humane Association, which is supporting the efforts of the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board, recently addressed a record crowd of more than 200 individuals at the Ohio Livestock Coalition annual meeting.
“A very historic occasion,” is how Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Robert Boggs described the first official meeting of the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board.
During the last Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) county presidents trip to Washington D.C., farmers sat down with members of Congress and explained why a federal proposal on leafy greens would not work in Ohio. Not only did the lawmakers listen but they took action.