Gov. John Kasich has introduced a proposal that would make significant changes in the Ohio severance tax system, which applies to oil and natural gas wells.
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There is a debate taking place in Ohio's hunting community. Ohio Farm Bureau currently doesn't have a position on this issue. What do you think?
Fun, hands-on agricultural experiences are the centerpiece of Ohio Farm Bureauís exhibit at the Ohio State Fair. Last year the 'Land and Living' exhibit located in the Nationwide Donahey Ag & Hort Building drew an estimated 350,000 visitors who learned about agricultureís link to everyday life.
Three state agencies have jointly launched the Ohio Clean Lakes Initiative, a program geared to improve water quality and reduce harmful algal blooms across Ohio, with emphasis in the Western Basin of Lake Erie. As part of a joint press conference between the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ohio Department of Agriculture and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, the directors of each spoke about the initiative.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís first-ever Farm Blogging Workshop, held in June, is helping Ohio farmers be part of a growing online conversation about food and farming.
Taking precautions to prevent employee injuries and proactively promoting an environment of safety every day are some of the best investments a business can make.
Recently Pat Hord, the companyís CEO, partnered with Ohio Farm Bureau in an educational program for his employees to continue that outreach.
The two-day event brought a handful of farmers to Beverly Hills to discuss perceptions and realities of food and farming. It included entertainment movers and shakers, chefs, academics, large restaurant operators, journalists and more.
County annual meetings are a time for the community to connect.
Communicating with consumers and improving transparency within animal agriculture are among the topics that will be discussed at the Ohio Livestock Coalitionís 15th annual meeting and industry symposium.