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Lester Lynd

Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame announces 2011 inductees

Published Jun. 23, 2011

The Ohio Ag Council will induct the late Edwin J. Carey of Marion, Lester Lynd of Pataskala, Dr. Thomas B. Turner of Somerset and Fred Yoder of Plain City into the Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame.

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Ohio agencies launch Ohio Clean Lakes Initiative

Published Jul. 19, 2012

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.

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Office offers services when farms need migrant workers

Published Feb. 4, 2010

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services has a wealth of information and services for ag employers who hire migrant workers.

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Steve Hirsch, second from left, told U.S. House lawmakers that efforts to address food safety should be practical.

OFBFs Hirsch testifies on Capitol Hill

Published Jun. 11, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) First Vice President Steve Hirsch believes that a single, one-size-fits-all national food safety system simply wont work in the United States. He made that point last month while testifying before a U.S. House Ag subcommittee.

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OFBFs best programs

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Presidents Award winners describe their successes, share award application tips

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