Sen. Sherrod Brown hosted a virtual roundtable with Ambassador Katherine Tai, 19th United States Trade Representative, and Ohio farmers, workers and manufacturers to discuss the impact of trade policy on Ohio communities.
Farm Bureau is asking members to reach out to their legislators and tell their personal stories about how a lack of reliable, affordable broadband has had an adverse impact on their livelihoods.
Jordan Hoewischer talks with Dale Arnold, director, energy, utility and local government at Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, about the growing solar farm movement in Ohio.
The Broadband Expansion Grant Program would create the development of broadband infrastructure and increased access for high-speed internet in rural areas.
Addressed to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, the letter stressed that the reduced line speeds forced by the court order would have adverse impacts on hog producers as it would significantly decrease slaughter capacity.
Topics include capital gains and stepped-up basis, the policy development process and the pandemic’s impact on rural health care now and in the future.
One of the world’s largest meatpackers recently announced it had been hit by a cyber-attack.
The free app is available to all farmers at onmrk.com.
A recent court ruling will reduce pork line speeds through the New Swine Inspection System (NSIS).
The bill allocates $20 million this year for broadband and establishes the Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Program.