Just like farmers have markets for their corn, soybeans, wheat and livestock, there’s now a small, but growing, commodity market for building and storing carbon in a farm’s soils. How do farmers get paid for storing carbon?
This week on Our Ohio Weekly, hear more about this opportunity for members to help legislators make the connection between what is happening on Ohio farms and what is being debated in the halls of Congress and within federal agencies.
Twenty Ohio Farm Bureau leaders are serving on the organization’s 2021 Policy Development Committee. The committee collects and organizes public policy recommendations from county Farm Bureaus and presents the final policy suggestions to be voted on by Ohio Farm Bureau’s…
According to Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, nearly 31% of Ohio or over 8 million acres of the state is under forest cover. Almost 6 million of those acres are held by some 336,000 nonindustrial private…
H2Ohio is a water quality initiative that addresses water issues in Ohio, including Lake Erie algal blooms caused by phosphorus runoff from farm fertilizer, wastewater, and home sewage treatment systems due to aging infrastructure, and lead contamination from old water pipes and fixtures. On this Our Ohio Weekly, find out what H2Ohio means for the state’s agriculture sector.
How soon will Ohioans see a difference in their broadband offerings and what does that process look like? On this week’s Our Ohio Weekly, we connect with experts to talk about rural broadband.
Warren County Farm Bureau member Samantha Steiner runs Dogwood Farm. Raising grass-fed beef cattle and pastured poultry, she is in a position to put her conservation passion to work everyday.
Young Agricultural Professionals State Committee members Nick and Bailey Elchinger were both raised in agriculture and now are raising their two young daughters, Parker Jo and Chloe, the same.
There are 200 licenses to cultivate hemp approved by the Ohio Department of Agriculture, equating to over 550 acres of hemp. Six of those acres belong to Hondros Farms.
Recently retired Ayersville High School ag teacher Don Hammersmith spent the last three and a half decades farming, both on his own small farm in Defiance County and in the classroom.