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What you need to know about landowner liability, trespassing laws

Published Feb. 11, 2014

One problem we consistently hear about from Farm Bureau members is trespassing. Unfortunately, the amount of land that farmers have can often times be enticing to those who want to hike, ride ATVs, or just cause trouble. Members also are often concerned about what their liability is in certain situations, if visitors to their property get hurt. Here are five things to know about Ohio’s trespassing and landowner liability laws.

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Six tips for constructive conversations

Published Feb. 11, 2014

When engaging consumers in conversations about food system issues, try to use these keys to having a productive conversation that builds and further enhances trust:

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Don't get mad at Chipotle

Published Feb. 11, 2014

In what's probably Chipotle's most outrageous attempt to get their customers to think about the food they eat, on February 17 it will debut a new show on Hulu called Farmed and Dangerous.

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Useful links for landowners

Published Feb. 7, 2014

A few links to other organizations that can help landowners with questions, concerns and problems.

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Understanding OSHA’s oversight

Published Feb. 6, 2014

A recent inspection of an Ohio farm by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration raised qustions about the scope of the agency's oversight. Leah Curtis, Ohio Farm Bureau's Director of Agricultural Law, explains the exemption that has typically applied to small farms.

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