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Expert says farmers need to both embrace, be wary of data collection, application
Ohioans voting at the meeting debated and discussed a variety of policies and were successful in advancing three recommendations submitted by fellow farmers.
Ohio Farm Bureauís Workersí Compensation Group Rating Program members are required to attend one safety seminar per year to remain program eligible.
A broad overview of programs impacting farmers in the 2014 Farm Bill
The Ohio Produce Marketing Agreement, which will set voluntary standards for farmers, has been considered for several years. Legislation passed in 2012 paved the way for voluntary programs such as this.
Anyone who applied for a deer damage permit last year will receive the survey, which is supported by Ohio Farm Bureau and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
At Ohio Farm Bureauís 2013 annual meeting, members called for the establishment of a study group that includes 22 county leaders who would analyze and make recommendations on a new membership model for the organization to ensure its future strength.
Results of a recent survey commissioned by Nationwide Insurance and conducted by Harris Interactive show that just 40 percent of consumers have read their current insurance policy in its entirety, while just 7 percent described their insurance policy as simple.
In 1985, the Beef Checkoff was started to promote the beef industry. Simply put, $1 from every head sold goes back to the industry. Half of that stays in Ohio and the other half goes to national programs.