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A pilot program created by Ohio Farm Bureau, the Division of Wildlife and hunting groups to address deer damage and give hunters access to land is being expanded.
Ohio's constitution requires the state to pass a balanced budget. To do that, lawmakers are going to have to fill an $8.4 billion hole in the next fiscal cycle.
Unless Congress acts this year, the federal estate tax, commonly called the “death tax,” is scheduled to increase to 55 percent with a $1 million exemption at the beginning of 2011.
Rules designed to curb trespassing, provide public trails.
Visitors to the Farm Science Review who join Farm Bureau or renew their membership will receive a free “I am Farm Bureau” T-shirt.
Tractor rollover accidents are among the most frequent causes of farm fatalities. Rollovers also result in serious injuries that leave farmers disabled and many farm families in dire straits.
Ohio is serious about the care and treatment of its livestock, and the voter-approved Livestock Care Standards Board is the authority on the issue in the state.
At a Congressional hearing in July, American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman said the 2012 Farm Bill must continue to provide a dependable safety net while also being fiscally responsible.
For almost six years Farm Bureau member Elaine Irwin had been fighting a plan to run a storm-water drainage pipe across her horse farm in northeastern Ohio.