Buckeye Farm News
The latest census report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture has been published and the number of farms in this country is on the increase. But that’s not the case here in Ohio. Ohio Farm and Country in April will look at the latest numbers and highlight the diversity of Ohio agriculture.
Also in this episode, dairy farmers are facing some tough times as the price of milk has dropped nearly 50 percent in the past six months. Watch to see what these farmers are facing and also what they are doing to survive. Food safety is on everyone’s mind with the latest salmonella case, but the farmers of America still produce the safest food supply in the world. Ohio Farm and Country will investigate the food safety programs here in Ohio and what consumers need to do to prevent food borne illnesses once they get the food home. Even with another record deer harvest this past year, the deer herd population is still too large in many people’s mind. Find out what is being proposed, and what the Division of Wildlife says needs to happen to control the population of all species of wildlife.
Ohio Farm and Country for April will start airing on April 5 on Ohio News Network (ONN) and may be seen throughout the entire month.