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Ag In The News: Feb. 1 – 5

Stay in the know with updates on food and farming topics in the news throughout each week with Ohio Farm Bureau senior director of corporate communications Joe Cornely.

Feb. 5

Standards upgraded for mitigating ag land damage from pipelines.

Ohio attempting to toughen cockfighting laws. 

Poll says Ohioans support higher capital tax gain rates, lower farm subsidies.

Feb. 4

More analysis of how presidential candidates are(n’t) talking about farm issues.

Climate pros and cons of indoor farming.

Farmers’ agribusiness partners are convening – Ohio Ag Net has audio from leaders and speakers.

Feb. 3

Ag issues in the presidential primaries.

A young farmer talks ag to the readers of Forbes.

Farm Credit Mid-America covers current economics.

Feb. 2

Farm program payments remain unpopular.

Tips on maintaining farm security.

Outlook for farmland prices.

Feb. 1

GMO, TPP,  WOTUS and consumer dialogue among top priorities in AFBF’s action plan for 2016.

” Kids should put ‘farmer’ right up there on their lists with doctor, teacher and President of the United States,” says speaker at OEFFA conference.

Also visit OFBF’s nutrients and water page – regular updates of news, events and all things water quality.

Joe Cornely 

Joe Cornely is senior director of corporate communications for Ohio Farm Bureau.