Progress toward establishing the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board will be discussed this week on Town Hall Ohio. Additionally, efforts by out-of-state animal rights activists to take over the Care Board's duties will be explained.
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Is the "cow tax" back on the table? EPA regulation of greenhouse gasses could open the door to taxing emissions produced naturally by farm animals.
Here are a few additional ways OFBF staff has worked on behalf of members in recent weeks.
Farm umbrella insurance is designed to protect you when accidents happen and your existing liability insurance is not enough to cover all of the loss sustained by another party.
Lucille Hastings, Christy Montoya
OFBF's $2500 reward program has been a good deal for Farm Bureau members and their watchful neighbors in recent months. Here are a few examples.
When you need to recruit someone new to help with a local activity, whatís your strategy?
The deadline to apply for Ohio Farm Bureauís next AgriPOWER Institute is June 1.
The saying in politics is that if youíre explaining, youíre losing. As the grassroots uprising mounts against the Humane Society of the United States, the group is finding it has a lot of explaining to do.
OFBF recently laid out its state policy priorities for 2010. Hereís a glimpse at some of the ways OFBF will be working on behalf of its members.
For almost six years Farm Bureau member Elaine Irwin has been fighting a plan to run a storm-water drainage pipe across her horse farm in northeastern Ohio.
EPA announces final renewable fuel standard rules; New guidelines for National Animal Identification System; Farm Bureau opposes EPAís spray drift regulations; OLC Meeting; Farm Bureau families raise record funds for Americaís hungry
Addressing consumersí concerns could pay off for farmers.
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As the House Agriculture Committee approved implementing legislation for the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board, the Senate began work on its version of the bill.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has announced its support for State Issue 1, which will renew Ohioís highly successful Third Frontier program.
Ohioís acceptance of more than $8 billion in federal stimulus money is ďnot only wise, itís appropriate,Ē said Chris Redfern, chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party. But Kevin DeWine, chairman of the Ohio Republican Party, disagreed, saying that it does not solve the stateís future budget shortfalls.
Many farmers arenít happy with the move of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to overturn the will of Ohio voters. Neither are Gov. Ted Strickland and his 2010 Republican gubernatorial opponent John Kasich.
Ohio farmers continued their efforts in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, meeting with several top lawmakers, including Ohio Sen. George Voinovich.
For the 64th year, Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís county presidents are visiting Washington, D.C. to discuss agricultural issues with their lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
A video recap of Ohio Farm Bureau's 2010 Ag Day at the Capitol.
Congressman Zack Space, representing Ohio's 18th District, tells the Humane Society of the United States that when it comes to livestock care, Ohioans have already spoken.
The Ohio Sheep Improvement Association (OSIA) recently received recognition by the American Sheep Industry (ASI) for having the largest increase in membership among 25 state associations with dues of more than $2,000.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has announced its support for State Issue 1, which will renew Ohio's highly successful Third Frontier program.
Ohio Democratic Governor Ted Strickland and his GOP rival candidate John Kasich both declared their opposition to a ballot measure being planned by the out-of-state activist organization the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).