During the Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience trip, some of the most meaningful and memorable information about the topics came from the other Ohioans on the trip with me.
The program is for teens in grades nine through 12 to work in teams to research a local community issue, work with mentors and share their solutions in a public format.
Ohio Farm Bureau values input from community councils, which contribute to the grassroots policy making process for the organization.
Representatives on both sides of the aisle recently have spoken out against stepped-up basis.
My experience as part of an Ohio Farm Bureau group that spent three days in Washington, D.C. learning about policy and meeting members of Congress.
Consumers are paying higher prices at the grocery for beef, pork and poultry, and the four largest meat packing companies are making record profits, yet the farmers in the middle are losing money.
Over the past year, agriculture has realized numerous successes in Gov. Mike DeWine’s water quality initiative, with over a million acres of farmland impacted.
The letter addresses four key tax provisions that make it possible for farmers and ranchers to survive and pass their businesses on to the next generation: estate taxes, stepped-up basis, 199A small business deduction and like-kind exchanges.
Farmers are encouraged to take a proactive approach and think about some of the items they will most likely need over the harvest season and get those orders in as soon as possible.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s farmer leaders including young agricultural professionals, AgriPOWER Class XII members and county presidents, plus members of the media and select Farm Bureau staff are in Washington, D.C. Sept. 28-30, 2021.