Policy & Politics

Comments submitted on Nov. 10, 2008 regarding NPDES

Published Nov. 11, 2008

Rule revision to facilitate transfer of NPDES Program for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations to Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Comments submitted on Mar. 7, 2008 regarding Outdoor Wood-Fired Boilers (OWBs)

Published Mar. 12, 2008

OFBF believes that all existing installed OWBs should be grandfathered and exempted from the emission standard limits. Setback and stack height requirements should be established for new installations.

Comments submitted on Mar. 12, 2008 regarding Dairy Product Labeling

Published Mar. 17, 2008

OFBF wishes to thank the Ohio Department of Agriculture for taking responsible measures and actions regarding the labeling of dairy products as it relates to the use of rbST by dairy farmers.

Comments submitted on Aug. 8, 2008 regarding water well standards

Published Aug. 11, 2008

Draft Revisions to Ohio Water Well Standard rules OAC 3745 - 9, submitted to Ohio EPA, Division of Drinking and Ground Waters

Comments submitted on April 17, 2009 regarding Ohio Water Quality Standards

Published Apr. 20, 2009

Draft Revisions to Ohio Water Quality Standards, OAC Chapter 3745-1, submitted to Ohio EPA, Division of Surface Water

Comments submitted on Apr. 8, 2008 regarding Dairy Labeling

Published Apr. 8, 2008

Comments sent to the Ohio Department of Agriculture regarding the modified and re-filed dairy labeling rule.

Agricultural funding in the state budget

Published May. 31, 2013

OFBF Executive Vice President Jack Fisher sent the following letter to the Ohio Senate emphasizing the importance of agricultural funding in the state budget.