2018 Miami County Proposed Policies

At the Miami County 2018 Annual Meeting on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 members will be voting on proposed policies. Farm Bureau members should attend in order to vote. If you would like to attend please call 937-335-1471 or email [email protected] to RSVP.

Below are the proposed policies for Local, State, and National Levels.

Miami County Proposed Policies for 2018-2019:

Local

  • We oppose policy from regional planning commissions that dictate or determine action that doesn’t consider the ag community.
  • We support more research and consideration for the consequences of development that obstructs natural flow of water. EX) What development impacts are going to be made on hydrologic stuff
  • We support equal regulations of application of fertilizer applied by residential
  • We oppose rules that will attempt to regulate both manure and commercial fertilizer.
  •  We support better access to rural internet
  • We support programs that educate the urban population about agriculture.

State

  • We support dairy product labeling that is fact based to reflect accurate origin; almond milk/description of the product gives the consumer a false precise. Ex. Almond milk is not a dairy product
  • We oppose rules that will attempt to regulate both manure and commercial fertilizer.
  •  We support equal regulations of application of fertilizer applied by residential

National

  • We support dairy product labeling that is fact based to reflect accurate origin; almond milk/description of the product gives the consumer a false precise. Ex. Almond milk is not a dairy product
  • We support dairy protection as part of the Farm Bill.
  • We oppose rules that will attempt to regulate both manure and commercial fertilizer.

 

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