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"We don't have nearly as many young people coming into the system," said Yuma-area farm manager Matt McGuire, giving one reason for the decline. He said many young people are going to college, eschewing hard labor for higher-paying work.
The House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry will hold a hearing tomorrow to discuss the Environmental Protection Agency's Waters of the U.S. rule and what impact it will have on farmers, ranchers and rural America.
"Our research provides crucial insights into how we might improve the environmental adaptation of plants, including the yields of crop species. It also has the potential to advance gene therapies that are being researched to address ageing and diseases, including cancer."
Between March 18 and March 20, Ohio Farm Bureau leaders and farmers representing their county bureaus are scheduled to meet with numerous people including U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, Agricultural Committee members Ohio Congressmen Bob Gibbs and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown as well as leaders of Japan and New Zealand’s embassies.
They’re worried about the smell and possible health risks a hog farm could bring. The farm’s developer said it has the regulations in place to ensure safety and minimize odor.