Ohio Department of Agriculture Director James Zehringer announced animal care rules developed by the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board will become effective Sept. 29, 2011. Farm community encouraged to attend five regional informational meetings.
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Bob Evans Farms, in partnership with Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, purchased the Reserve Grand Champion Barrow for $20,000 at the Ohio State Fair's 2011 Sale of Champions.
The Ohio Livestock Coalition named five Ohio farmer as recipients of the 2011 Ohio Environmental Stewardship Award for their many accomplishments made to protect Ohio's land, air and water quality, and to preserve the state's natural resources.
The Animals for Life Foundation has approved more than $30,000 in grants for fiscal year 2011 projects that help improve the human-animal bond, including a therapy dog program for children with autism and a farm animal handling program for first responders.
Ohio Farm Bureauís recent success in shaping the affairs of our state can be seen for what it is: The dividends of engaging government in the Farm Bureau way Ė years of relationship building, civil communication and grassroots cooperation resulting in a remarkable string of accomplishments.
Bill redirects biofuel spending; Dannon investment in Minster; manure application in Indiana
Farmers and ranchers who believe that the United States Department of Agriculture has improperly denied them farm loan benefits between 1981 and 2000 because they are Hispanic or because they are women may be eligible to apply for compensation.
The Asian longhorned beetle has the potential to eat away more than $2.5 billion in standing timber as well as Ohioís $5 billion nursery industry that employs nearly 240,000 people, according to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
Congressional committees advance Free Trade Agreements; Tariffs lifted as truck dispute resolved; Supreme Court says states canít enforce greenhouse gas rules
Farm Bureau has long advocated for the expansion of broadband in rural areas but the organization is concerned about a new service that could disrupt global positioning system (GPS) signals.