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Gov. John Kasich’s administration is determined to make Ohio a state to do business in again and that means making drastic, and sometimes controversial, changes, says the state’s lieutenant governor.
Farm Bureau has long advocated for the expansion of broadband in rural areas but the organization is concerned about a new service that could disrupt global positioning system (GPS) signals.
Congressional committees advance Free Trade Agreements; Tariffs lifted as truck dispute resolved; Supreme Court says states can’t enforce greenhouse gas rules
The Asian longhorned beetle has the potential to eat away more than $2.5 billion in standing timber as well as Ohio’s $5 billion nursery industry that employs nearly 240,000 people, according to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
Farmers and ranchers who believe that the United States Department of Agriculture has improperly denied them farm loan benefits between 1981 and 2000 because they are Hispanic or because they are women may be eligible to apply for compensation.
Bill redirects biofuel spending; Dannon investment in Minster; manure application in Indiana
Ohio Farm Bureau’s recent success in shaping the affairs of our state can be seen for what it is: The dividends of engaging government in the Farm Bureau way – years of relationship building, civil communication and grassroots cooperation resulting in a remarkable string of accomplishments.
The Animals for Life Foundation has approved more than $30,000 in grants for fiscal year 2011 projects that help improve the human-animal bond, including a therapy dog program for children with autism and a farm animal handling program for first responders.
The Ohio Livestock Coalition named five Ohio farmer as recipients of the 2011 Ohio Environmental Stewardship Award for their many accomplishments made to protect Ohio's land, air and water quality, and to preserve the state's natural resources.