The Animals for Life Foundation has approved more than $47,000 in grants for fiscal year 2012 projects that will help improve the human-animal bond, including equestrian and service dog programs to aid people living with disabilities along with a farm animal handling program for first responders.
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The Ohio Bureau of Workersí Compensation is accepting applications for a new grant program to help employers with transitional work programs to return employees to work or keep them working in some capacity following a workplace injury.
County annual meetings will be taking place throughout Ohio in the coming months, giving Farm Bureau members a chance to weigh in on issues impacting their community.
With more than 16 million people now using all-terrain vehicles for work and fun, ATVs are kicking up more dirt than ever. Whether riding ATVs for work or play, adult or child, the powerful machines can quickly create dangerous situations.
Ohio Farm Bureau is helping to coordinate a national symposium that will explore issues surrounding antibiotic use and antimicrobial resistance.
The American Farm Bureau Federation said it concurs with a Joint Economic Committee report that details the financial harm posed by estate taxes on family businesses.
Trying to get an idea of where the economy is headed? Two economics experts on Ohio Farm Bureau's radio show 'Town Hall Ohio' recently shared what financial indicators they look at and talked about the state of the economy in Ohio and across the country.
Ohio has been spared from the droughtís most extreme damage, but many of the stateís farmers are expecting losses more severe than in recent memory.
With the release of the Ohio Clean Lakes Initiative this summer, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is increasing its education efforts on water quality as well as contributing financially to research on the issue.
State officials from Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky announced a water quality trading pilot project Aug. 9 in which farmers can sell their credits for pollution reduction to other industrial facilities, aiming to reduce water pollution in the Ohio River.