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Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau President Jerry Lahmers, Sheriff Walt Wilson

County rewards $2,500

Published Jun. 11, 2010

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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County Young Ag Professionals groups taking off

Published Jun. 4, 2014

For many years one or two statewide events for Ohio Farm Bureauís Young Agricultural Professionals (YAP) represented most of the opportunities specifically for Farm Bureau members ages 18-35. Now many county level YAP groups are beginning to form or to become established parts of their county Farm Bureauís programming.

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Court affirms right to farm policy in Ohio

Published Aug. 23, 2011

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed with a Mahoning County wineryís argument that it is exempt from local zoning regulations. The ruling not only benefits the northeast Ohio winery but the entire agriculture industry.

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Court ruling could impact conservation, CAUV

Published Sep. 6, 2011

An Ohio appeals court is considering if Ohioís Constitution allows landowners to seek Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) for land enrolled in federal retirement or conservation programs.

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Alan and Kristin Hudson, Hudson Farms

Court victory for Maryland family poultry farmers

Published Jan. 3, 2013

A federal court judge in Maryland ruled in late December in favor of Perdue Farmsí poultry grower Hudson Farms in a case filed against them by the Waterkeeper Alliance, which failed to prove the poultry growers violated the Clean Water Act by polluting the Pocomoke River.

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