The July Ohio Farm and Country will feature a segment on how technology and research in the soybean seed industry has advanced over the years, and what might be on the horizon.
News & Events
- Ohio Livestock Coalition accepting nominations for 'Neighbor of the Year' awards
- Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductees announced
- Ohio Congressional delegation involved in Farm Bill progress
- Itís half a ton, itís on the loose and it wants to run. Stay calm?
- Legal tips for all purpose vehicle use
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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife has proposed several changes to Ohio hunting regulations including a plan to replace deer zones with county bag limits. Other proposals include an extension of deer hunting hours and a new deer muzzleloader season.
The constitutional review process typically lasts several years. While the topics have not been determined yet, both the co-chairs believe the commission will address redistricting, term limits, home rule, judicial elections, taxes and citizen initiated changes to the constitution.
Ohio Farm Bureau continues to promote and enhance its statewide communications products.
Communication and Consumer Education to Forge a Partnership between Farmers and Consumers
As local governments look at budgets for the next year, several county Extension programs are facing complete cuts in funding. But communities that have faced similar fates overcame the challenges to maintain their Extension programs through a local tax levy.
The Darke and Medina County Farm Bureaus have been named winners in the American Farm Bureau Federationís County Activities of Excellence program and will be exhibiting their programs at the 2012 AFBF annual meeting in Hawaii.
Unless Congress acts this year, the federal estate tax, commonly called the ďdeath tax,Ē is scheduled to increase to 55 percent with a $1 million exemption at the beginning of 2011.
Young people ages 18 to 35 who work in Ohio agriculture are invited to join Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís (OFBF) Young Agricultural Professionals for a weekend of personal and professional development during the groupís Leadership Conference March 12 to 13 in Dublin, Ohio.