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Farm Bureauís grassroots process of policy development continued at the American Farm Bureau Resolution Committee meeting this week. Several of Ohioís policy suggestions were accepted and will come before the voting delegates at American Farm Bureau annual meeting.
Farm Bureauís grassroots process of policy development continued at the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Resolutions Committee the week of Dec. 10.
The new year brought victories on state and federal estate taxes that have been the focus of Ohio Farm Bureau membersí grassroots efforts for more than two decades. On Jan. 1, Ohioís estate tax ended, and Farm Bureau-supported federal estate taxes exemptions became permanent.
The EPA recently published a proposed finding that current and projected concentrations of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the atmosphere endanger public health and welfare.
OFBFís communication projects recently received recognition through the American Farm Bureau Public Relations award.
As the Doha round of world trade talks continues to be stalled, Farm Bureau is calling for an overhaul of global trade negotiations.
State operating budget, transfer of nutrient management authority to ODA, agritourism, Trade Promotion Authority all being discussed before summer recess.
The Senate has passed the 2012 Farm Bill by a vote of 64-35. Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Senior Director of Legislative and Regulatory Policy Yvonne Lesicko prepared this report on the passage of the farm bill in the Senate.
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted 251 to 166 to pass H.R. 2642, the 2014 Farm Bill. The Senate could take up the measure as early as tomorrow but more likely early next week.