The Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board Proposed Constitution Amendment, which received broad bipartisan support in both the House and Senate last week is currently awaiting critical final action by lawmakers. Contact your legislative leaders today to urge final passage.
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HSUS President Wayne Pacelle visited with AgriTalk host Mike Adams Wednesday, addressing numerous issues, specifically Mr. Pacelle's visit to Ohio, HSUS's ballot measure and his reaction to the effort to create an Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board. Read and listen to the interview here.
Retail food prices at the supermarket decreased slightly for the third consecutive quarter, according to the latest American Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey.
Keith Stimpert of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and Paul Shapiro of the Humane Society of the United States discussed animal care issues on WOSU Radio's "Open Line" on Wednesday, July 8.
Ideal growing conditions across much of the Corn Belt so far this summer point to the second-largest corn crop ever, which is bringing a bearish tone to the market, according to Terry Francl, senior economist with the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Farm and Commodity Groups Applaud General Assembly's Action to Approve Resolution Authorizing Livestock Care Standards Board Ballot Measure
AFBF President Bob Stallman said House-passed climate legislation will have little to no impact on global temperatures. Testifying before a Senate Committee, he said without the adoption of similar actions by other countries, the U.S. "will be embarking on a fool's errand."
Former U.S. Rep. Charles Stenholm will be the keynote speaker at OFBF’s 2009 Leadership Conference. Stenholm, who represented Texas residents in Congress for 13 terms, now advocates in Washington on behalf of the agriculture industry.
Jeff Mason - Henry County and Amanda Denes - organization director for Erie, Huron and Lorain counties
Because farming and ranching are as much a lifestyle as an occupation, the entire family – including children and seniors – are often exposed to the many hazards associated with an agricultural workplace.