Governor Ted Strickland will deliver his "State of the State" address at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 27 before a joint session of the General Assembly.
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Ohio Farm Bureau Federation's 2013 State Priority Issues
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) commends Governor-elect Kasichís selection of Jim Zehringer to serve as director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Mr. Zehringerís experience as a family farmer, businessman and legislator makes him highly qualified to lead...
The chairs of the Senate and House Agriculture committees said in a statement released Monday that the supercommitteeís failure to find ways to cut the federal budget deficit by $1.2 trillion over 10 years scuttles efforts to find $23 billion in farm bill savings.
The Ohio Supreme Court recently sided with a group of landowners who have suffered damaging flooding after the Ohio Department of Natural Resources redesigned and significantly increased the size of a spillway at Grand Lake St. Maryís. In State ex. rel. Doner v. Zody, 2011-Ohio-6117, the state...
The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a unanimous verdict in a case that could have a major impact on the regulation of greenhouse gases in the agricultural industry.
In early morning procedural votes today, the Senate approved cutting off debate on the managerís amendment on health care legislation offered by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.). The managerís amendment did not include a public insurance option, which Farm Bureau strongly opposes.
The Office of the United States Trade Representative and the Agriculture Department on Tuesday released a statement regarding a recent decision by Taiwan officials to bar import of some U.S. beef and beef products by amending the countryís Food Sanitation Act (FSA).
The Taiwanese Legislature has voted to ban some U.S. beef imports, which the U.S. government says undermines Taiwanís credibility as a trading partner. The move reverses an earlier deal the government had negotiated with Washington.
A recently-signed memorandum between Mexico and the United States brought an end to the long-running dispute over Mexican truck access north of the border.