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Ohio’s Ag Districts and Agricultural Security Areas are important programs that help preserve farmland in Ohio. Here are five things you should know about Ag Districts and Ag Security Areas.
Farmers hope others look to eastern Ohio to understand the opportunities and challenges it is facing and to prepare themselves as oil and gas development continues to expand westward.
According to Dale Arnold, Ohio Farm Bureau's director of energy, utility and local government policy, pipelines being used to carry materials such as ethane and/or other natural gas liquids do not qualify for eminent domain as the laws are currently written and interpreted.
State operating budget, transfer of nutrient management authority to ODA, agritourism, Trade Promotion Authority all being discussed before summer recess.
American Farm Bureau said the 297-page final rule, which goes into effect 60 days after it is published in the Federal Register, broadened the scope of protected waters to include small streams and wetlands.
The foundation annually recognizes Ohio students for their academic effort, engagement in their communities and career interests that link agriculture to community service, education or scientific research.
Lake Erie provided the backdrop for Ohio Farm Bureau’s Trends and Issues Conference as OFBF members gathered to discuss how to improve the organization’s programs and policies.
House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger is convening an agricultural study committee that will travel around the state this summer to look at current ag issues.
Winners in the 10 age categories for the state poultry skillathon contest will represent the poultry industry in the Sale of Champions with one combined exhibit to represent all market and breeding chicken, turkey and waterfowl exhibitors.
Not only did Grainger have the part and ship it overnight but Miller received a discount on the order because Farm Bureau members get 10 percent off catalog items.
The event, held during the Ohio State Fair, will attract about 500 guests to honor these individuals for their lifetime of service and dedication to Ohio’s agriculture community.
Ohio Farm Bureau members helped get the word out to state legislators that they should take action to improve the Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) formula.
Four Ohio Youth Capital Challenge teams will compete Aug. 1 in the finals of the contest, which engages young people in community development citizenship. Sponsored by Ohio 4-H, Ohio FFA and Ohio Farm Bureau, the contest brings together youths age 14-18 from around the state to discuss community issues and concerns and then work together to propose policies and programs to solve the issues.
Every County Farm Bureau in Ohio holds an annual meeting to finish the county policy development process and vote on proposed policies to send on to the state level. Meetings are also a celebration of the past year and a great time to meet and catch up with other Farm Bureau members. Dates for the meetings have been announced. Contact you county for further details.
As the Ohio General Assembly considers the budget bill, there is an opportunity to put Ohio Farm Bureau's most recent recommendations into law.
Farm Bureau members and staff responded quickly when the city of Columbus issued a high nitrate warning for water supplied by one of its three treatment plants.
With the Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) rates for 2015 expected to be released in a couple of weeks, Ohio Farm Bureau was asked to testify about CAUV and describe its latest set of recommendations for changes to the formula.
Balancing Food Production and Clean Water
Join us on May 28 at 10 a.m. for the Livestream discussion, moderated by Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist Gail Hogan, featuring diverse panelists discussing the environmental, agricultural, social and economic aspects of this critical topic.
The media campaign, rolled out in time for Earth Day (April 22), was one piece of Ohio Farm Bureau’s comprehensive $1 million Water Quality Action Plan.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s board voted recently to support pay increases for Ohio judges. In a briefing to the board, Ohio Supreme Court Justice Maureen O’Connor talked about her work to increase judicial pay.
Updates on Waters of the U.S., Death Tax, GMO Labeling, Immigration Reform and Pesticide Regulation in or Near Water
American Farm Bureau is advancing trade talks that could bring new market share for Ohio farm products.
The “Growing Our Generation” e-newsletter will feature articles and insights put together by YAP guest editors with unique farms, jobs and perspectives.
The CAT is an annual privilege tax levied “for the privilege of doing business in this state.” The CAT is a tax on gross receipts.