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- County Farm Bureau annual meetings announced
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- OFBF responds to high nitrate water warning in Columbus
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With avian influenza taking a terrible toll on egg laying operations to the west, Ohio has moved to the top of the list of egg production by state.
Northwest Ohio experienced a downpour over the weekend that capped off an especially rainy June and area farmers are feeling the impact.
Farmers in the western Lake Erie basin can start submitting applications July 1 for $17.5 million in federal money to pay for cover crops, drainage strategies, and other measures aimed at keeping algae-feeding pollutants out of the lake.
Corn is not only the largest single crop grown today, but was one of the first grown by the settlers in the early 19th century. Then, corn was primarily used as either food or livestock feed. Today, about one fourth of the field corn grown in Fairfield County is consumed as livestock feed.
Continuing rain that kept growers from replanting fields washed out by prior rains also has caused concern that there won't be time to replant.