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New e-newsletter for young ag professionals

Published May. 4, 2015

The “Growing Our Generation” e-newsletter will feature articles and insights put together by YAP guest editors with unique farms, jobs and perspectives.

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What you need to know about the commercial activity tax

Published May. 4, 2015

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.

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FOOD DIALOGUES: TOLEDO Balancing food production and clean water

Published May. 4, 2015

A diverse panel of experts will discuss the environmental, agricultural, social and economic aspects of clean water and abundant food May 28 in Toledo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Deadline extended for local water quality project grants

Published May. 4, 2015

County Farm Bureaus will have more time to develop local partnerships and projects that help protect Ohio’s water resources.

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Nationwide News: Farm Safety 4 Just Kids works to expand its vision for safety

Published May. 4, 2015

The fact that agriculture has the second highest fatality rate among youth workers keeps Farm Safety 4 Just Kids (FS4JK) founder Marilyn Adams up at night.

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'Town Hall Ohio'

Published May. 4, 2015

Here are some excerpts of recent shows from influential leaders in Ohio

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Farmers need to certify conservation compliance by June 1

Published May. 4, 2015

June 1 is the deadline for farmers to file certification regarding highly erodible land and wetland conservation with their local U.S.Department of Agriculture service center.

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OFBF urges withdrawal of WOTUS rule

Published May. 1, 2015

Ohio Farm Bureau has asked all Ohio members of the U.S. House of Representatives to support a bill that would require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw its controversial Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule.

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Township trustees can help landowners work through line fence disputes

Published Apr. 27, 2015

Spring is the season to check fences, and when farmers start to focus on them, questions to Ohio Farm Bureau begin to increase. Staff members have made two presentations so far focused on the township trustee role in the dispute process. In a nutshell: trustees can help you work through that dispute, according to Leah Curtis, Ohio Farm Bureau director of agricultural law.

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What you need to know about Ohio's new nutrient law

Published Apr. 23, 2015

On July 1, a new law goes into effect that will restrict the application of manure and fertilizer on frozen, snow-covered or saturated ground in the Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB).

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