Health insurance costs are an ongoing and significant expense for farmers and ranchers and must be reduced so that they do not burden farm and ranch businesses with costs they cannot afford, American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman told members of the Senate Finance Committee.
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Some rural landowners may be surprised when discovering their latest CAUV (Current Agricultural Use Valuation) values have increased some several hundred percent over the last three years.
Saying that it could reduce net farm income by more than $5 billion over the next 10 years, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) President Brent Porteus recently told a panel of lawmakers that farmers were concerned about cap and trade legislation passed by the U.S. House.
“Now is the time for all farmers, regardless of what they produce, to come together in a unified effort to protect Ohio agriculture,”
Congress may take action this fall on three bills of critical importance to farmers. According to the American Farm Bureau, here is what you should know.
It’s not quite E-harmony.com, but a new Web site is hoping to match farmers and hunters in four Ohio counties.
Updates from Mercer, Delaware and Wayne County Farm Bureaus.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s Leadership Buffet is continuing to grow with hundreds of members participating in seminars that work at improving their leadership skills.
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