Enlist herbicide banned for some Ohio farmers

Due to changes in Endangered Species information, Enlist One and Enlist Duo cannot be used in 12 Ohio counties.

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Federal action plan created to address livestock markets

The White House this week announced an Action Plan for a Fairer, More Competitive, and More Resilient Meat and Poultry Supply Chain.

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Meat processors work toward expanding capacity

Ohio meat processors like Jamie Graham, owner of R & C Packing, have been hard pressed to keep up with demand for their services. Consumer interest in locally raised meat has been steadily increasing in recent years, and the COVID-19 pandemic boosted demand further.

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Ohio Meat Processing Grants now available

The program provides grants of up to $250,000 to Ohio livestock and poultry producers so they can implement processing efficiencies, expand or construct facilities at existing sites, assist in training and certification, and improve harvest services.

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Build Back Better Act would hurt rural Ohio

The American Farm Bureau Federation sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday stating its opposition to the Build Back Better Act, also known as the reconciliation package.

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Great Lakes Ag Labor Services offers labor solutions for farms of all sizes

Great Lakes is unique among ag labor consultants because it’s grassroots, conceptualized and developed by and for farmers who are members of Farm Bureau.

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Tax proposals could set Ohio agriculture back for generations

Ohio Farm Bureau President Bill Patterson wrote a letter to Ohio’s congressional delegation, reiterating Farm Bureau’s significant concern for certain tax proposals being considered that would hurt family farms.

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AFBF joins letter opposing new tax information reporting proposal

The Biden administration has proposed a sweeping new information reporting requirement on annual gross inflows and outflows of financial accounts.

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Lawmakers getting Farm Bureau’s message on stepped-up basis

Representatives on both sides of the aisle recently have spoken out against stepped-up basis.

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USDA reports on price, profit disparities in meat processing

Consumers are paying higher prices at the grocery for beef, pork and poultry, and the four largest meat packing companies are making record profits, yet the farmers in the middle are losing money.

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