Ohio Farm Bureau is urging the Food and Drug Administration to prepare an agricultural cost/benefit analysis before moving forward with plans to enact new food safety procedures.
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- Hirsch: What we do at this meeting matters
- Ohio needs more infrastructure, food processing to meet demand for local food
- Tips for entrepreneurs overheard at the Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum
- Catlett tells farmers to prepare for the golden age of agriculture
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House bill contains vital tax provisions; Child employment act could affect farm youth
As the nation’s largest animal rights organization gathers signatures to place constitutional restrictions on livestock farming in Ohio, farmers are organizing in response.
The goal of a partnership between farmers and consumers became a reality for the Hocking County Farm Bureau.
A new blog created by American Farm Bureau Federation provides a forum for county and state Farm Bureaus to share resources, ideas and information on improving the quality of life in rural communities.
The Ohio Livestock Coalition has announced the winner of a statewide essay contest for third graders in response to the question “How do Ohio farmers make sure we have good, safe food to eat?”
The Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau recently presented a $2,500 reward check to a county resident for his help in capturing a person who stole a vehicle belonging to Shook Auto Inc. of New Philadelphia.
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While the economic crisis may still linger, there is good news: Consumers are spending less and reducing their debt. Smart moves, especially now. This recession has demonstrated the value of a healthy household balance sheet.
A report released this spring detailed the benefits of having a thriving local food system, saying it can help boost an area’s economy and make it less reliant on outside food sources. On the other hand, some say that placing too much emphasis on local food systems and not large scale food production can hurt efforts to feed the world.