The intentional release of lions, bears, tigers and other exotic species in rural Muskingum County has created significant public demand for new laws to control ownership of such animals. But the topic of wild and dangerous animals has been on Farm Bureauís agenda for several months.
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Decades ago, Ohioís Republican and Democratic lawmakers would debate and craft legislation for hours and then later socialize together.
According to the American Farm Bureau, the Department of Labor is proposing new regulations that would limit the ability of kids under the age of 16 to work on the nationís farms.
Arrangements must be made by Dec. 2. The annual meeting registration fee is $100.
Nationwide is looking out for our policyholders with the help of a Special Investigations Unit (SIU), a team of over 250 professional investigators who detect, investigate and help prevent fraud. SIU also trains claims associates to identify fraud schemes.
Nearly 40 Grow and Know events have taken place throughout the state ranging from local foods cooking classes and farm tours to farm market tours and on-farm dinners.
The tour showcased both the successes and challenges to the agriculture industry in Wayne County.
The contest required entrants to submit a one- to three-minute video showcasing their connection to Ohio agriculture.
Americaís appetite for lamb and wool is outpacing the supply provided by American sheep farmers.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich appoints Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) Director Jim Zehringer as new Director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Dr. Tony Forshey, state veterinarian, to serve as interim director of ODA.
As Ohioís 53rd Secretary of State, Jon Husted said his job is to protect the rights of individuals and the sanctity of the stateís elections.
H.R. 872 would have stopped a recent court ruling that would add duplicative EPA regulations under the Federal Clean Water Act.
The three agreements are now in the implementation phase with hope that trade will start very soon.
Four Ohioans have been named winners of $500 each in the 'My Ohio Agriculture' video contest, sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation's Center for Food and Animal Issues.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation thanks members of Ohio's congressional delegation who voted to approve Free Trade Agreements with South Korea, Columbia and Panama.
Multiple $1,000 to $3,000 grants support porgrams and projects focusing on agricultural education, environmental and/or economic development in Ohio communities. Forms must be received by Nov. 15.
Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation, Animals for Life Foundation, Ohio Center on Agricultural Law hosting
online auction during the month of November, with a live bidding finale during Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís Annual Meeting in Columbus Nov. 30.
Asked about his philosophy on the role of government during a recent taping of Ohio Farm Bureauís radio show 'Town Hall Ohio,' Ohio Gov. John Kasich said government should do what people canít do for themselves.
American Farm Bureau is asking Congress to spread farm bill cuts across key program areas. The organizationís proposal represents a balance of multiple commodity and regional interests.
About 30 young agricultural professionals, Ohio Farm Bureau staff and board members went on the three-day trip in September to learn how the political process works in D.C.
Ohio Farm Bureau is pleased with a recent ruling from the Ohio Supreme Court that upholds the private property rights of landowners along Lake Erie.
When it comes to transition planning, farmers face some unique challenges and need to take proactive steps to help ensure that their legacy is protected.
Ohioís top conservation farm families for 2011 were honored for their long-standing dedication to natural resource conservation on the land they farm during ceremonies at the Farm Science Review.
A new Ohio Farm Bureau staff team is helping give members the leadership tools they need to help be better leaders and manage their busy lives more effectively.
The Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Program is currently seeking nominations for the 2011 Ohio Certified Crop Adviser of the Year award.