Ohio Farm Bureau is tracking many issues at the federal level that could impact farmers, and three of them have new developments: Farm Bill, Continuing Resolution and Water Resources Reform and Development Act. Here are brief updates on each of these issues.
News & Events
- Congress extends tax breaks beneficial to farmers
- Hirsch: What we do at this meeting matters
- Ohio needs more infrastructure, food processing to meet demand for local food
- Tips for entrepreneurs overheard at the Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum
- Catlett tells farmers to prepare for the golden age of agriculture
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We want to ensure that agritourism enterprises are not stifled by rules or laws, confusion about how these businesses operate or any other issues. Here are three concerns we commonly hear. What other concerns and problems do you face?
Over the summer, Nationwide’s new Commercial Farm and Agribusiness School made its debut to help claims associates develop technical expertise, as well as better establish relationships and the business confidence to drive improved outcomes for farm and agribusiness members.
Crawford and Shelby County Farm Bureaus each recently took part in the grassroots effort to foster constructive conversations about food and farming.
In less than 40 years, the world’s population is expected to expand by 30 percent.
USDA is holding meetings for anyone who transports livestock across state lines, has their own livestock, veterinarians and their staff, OSU Extension personnel, licensed livestock dealers, haulers or others interested in learning about the new Animal Disease Traceability rule.
The Ohio Secretary of State’s office will now accept the most frequently used business filings online in what it says is an ongoing effort to improve and modernize operations.
When it comes to Ohio’s water resources, what do farmers care about?
The American Farm Bureau Federation took action to appeal a recent court decision that upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s “pollution diet” for the 64,000-square-mile Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Just as we’re open to changing the way we farm, we’re again considering some changes to the way we do things in Farm Bureau.